Short Story Collections

Short Story Collections

Critically acclaimed short fiction from Canadian and international authors.

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Double Dutch

Stories in Double Dutch deftly alternate between fantasy and reality, transporting readers into worlds that are at once both familiar and uncanny.

Frying Plantain

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


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

Glorious Frazzled Beings

In this astounding collection of stories, human and more-than-human worlds come together in places we call home.


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

Her First Palestinian

Elegant, surprising stories about Palestinian immigrants in Canada navigating their identities in circumstances that push them to the emotional brink.

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.

Miss Kim Knows and Other Stories

Searing stories that critique the gender pressures and injustices rife in modern Korea from the author of Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982

No Stars in the Sky

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

Nothing Could Be Further from the Truth

In stories both absurd and all-too-real, Christopher Evans paints a portrait of the uncanniness of modern life.

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.