Short Story Collections

Short Story Collections

Critically acclaimed short fiction from Canadian and international authors.

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Frying Plantain

Frying Plantain follows a girl from elementary school to high school graduation as she navigates Black identity in a predominantly white society.

Gargoyles

Bill Gaston crafts these short fictions around the idea of the gargoyle — ?the concrete representation of extremes of human emotions.

Hellgoing

Scotiabank Giller Prize winner Coady gives us nine new stories, each grabbing our attention from the first line and resonating long after the last.

Like This

Shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, Like This takes you inside small-town Nova Scotia to expose the troubles that lie at its heart.

Midsummer Night in the Workhouse

A new selection of Diana Athill’s beautifully written and perceptive short stories.

Nine Inches

This collection from the NYT bestselling author of The Leftovers features stories focusing on Perrotta's familiar suburban nuclear families.

No Stars in the Sky

A new collection of hard-hitting and intimate stories by award-winning Mexican Canadian author Martha Bátiz.

Once More with Feeling

A look at the interconnected lives in one small prairie city, and how their relationships evolve over the course of a year.

Open

Lisa Moore splices moments together so vividly, you'll swear you've lived them yourself.

Pallbearing

An honest and unaffected collection of human experiences that deftly tackles themes of grief, loss, missed opportunities, and the pain of letting go.

Sex and Death

A diverse group of contemporary writers probes the nature and connection between two of the most powerful forces that shape the human experience.

Shooting the Bitch

Short, sharp, and unexpectedly disturbing, “Shooting the Bitch” is the award-winning story from newcomer Nicole Chin.