Lydia Davis: Willem Maris, A Story

WILLEM MARIS   Willem Maris, the 19th-century Dutch painter whose two brothers were also painters, spent his whole life painting cows and calves–in meadow settings, with ditches and willows, sometimes…

Daniel Canty: Wigrum

From Wigrum. La Peuplade, 2011. Daniel Canty is a Montreal-based writer and film director who works in literature, film, theatre and design, and new media. His first book, Êtres Artificiels (Liber, 1997), is…

Catherine Bush: Accusation

from Accusation, Goose Lane Editions, 2013. What am I supposed to do, he shouted.  His voice dropped, contrite.  I’m sorry.  Raymond Renaud’s hand reached out across the car, as if to…

A.L. Snijders: Container

CONTAINER translated by Lydia Davis On the highway from Rotterdam to Vladivostok, on the train through the Betuwe, on the ships on the Twentekanaal, everywhere, I see the containers that…

Oana Avasilichioaei: Wigrum

From Wigrum, Daniel Canty. Trans. Oana Avasilichioaei. TalonBooks, 2013. Oana Avasilichioaei is a poet, translator, and editor whose poetry collections include We, Beasts (winner of the Quebec Writers’ Federation’s A.M. Klein Prize for…

Robert Majzels: For Sure

From For Sure, France Daigle. Trans. Robert Majzels. Anansi Press, 2013.  Robert Majzels is a novelist, poet, playwright and translator. He lives in Calgary. Click on the image below to view…

France Daigle: Pour sûr

From Pour sûr. Boréal, 2011.  France Daigle is a prize-winning Acadian writer of novels and plays in French. Her novel Pour sûr not only won her first GG award, but also received the Prix…

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