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To Sweep the Light

Written by Pasha Malla

Published June 14, 2013 | ISBN 9781770894297
FICTION / Short Stories

Cover of To Sweep the Light

Regular price $1.99 CAD

16 pages
Digital Format

About this book

To Sweep the Light

Pasha Malla

A new short story by award-winning author Pasha Malla.

Set during the summer in a small town on the edge of the Arctic Circle, To Sweep the Light is a love story about solitude and companionship, proximity and distance, and the quest for intimacy between a boy and a girl.

About the Author

Pasha Malla

Pasha Malla’s first novel, People Park, was shortlisted for the Amazon.ca First Novel Award and was selected as an Amazon.ca Best Book. His first collection of short stories, The Withdrawal Method, a Globe and Mail and National Post book of the year, won the Danuta Gleed Literary Award and the Trillium Book Award, and was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Prize and longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize. He is the winner of an Arthur Ellis Award for crime fiction, two National Magazine Awards, and has twice had stories included in the Journey Prize anthology. He lives in Toronto, Ontario.