Short Story Collections

Short Story Collections

Critically acclaimed short fiction from Canadian and international authors.

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19 Knives

Jarman's short stories employ dazzling linguistic verve and staggering metaphoric powers in every sentence.

A Plea for Constant Motion

Quietly atmospheric and darkly foreboding, A Plea for Constant Motion is an ominous, and occasionally unnerving, collection of stories.

Act Normal

In his first collection in twenty years, Greg Hollingshead returns with comic new stories about sex, art, and the daily risk of having accidents.

All the Rage

A. L. Kennedy shows herself to be a master of the short form over a dozen stories: a dozen ways of looking at love, or the lack of love.

All the Shining People

Beautifully written, these stories depict a search for human connection and an attempt to fit in far from home.

Barrelling Forward

Barrelling Forward is a brilliantly crafted debut collection set against the backdrop of the crashing oil economy in contemporary Newfoundland.

Chez l'arabe

A dazzling debut collection from award-winning journalist and New York Times Magazine contributor Mireille Silcoff.


Genre-blending stories of transformation and belonging that centre women of colour and explore queerness, family, and community.

Clear Skies, No Wind, 100% Visibility

"Théodora Armstrong's stories are brash and brainy." - Mark Anthony Jarman

Columbus and the Fat Lady

Governor General’s Literary Award–winning author Matt Cohen’s first collection of satirical and surreal short stories.

Death Goes Better With Coca-Cola

Originally published in 1967, Death Goes Better with Coca-Cola features stories about hunting — in Florida, in Africa, and in northern Ontario.

Divided Loyalties

A collection that spans four decades to present the lives of Iranian women in post-revolutionary Iran and the contemporary diaspora in Canada.