Arsenal Pulp Press, Coach House Books, Freehand Books, and Gaspereau Press invite you to enjoy a heaping helping of tasty new titles at our Fall Fiction Feast!
Kelli Deeth and Dana Mills serve up toothsome new short story collections, while Matthew Heiti and Rosemary Nixon dish out zesty new novels at Drawn & Quarterly, Thursday, October 17 at 7:00 PM. Featuring murder, missed connections, betrayal, and characters both wholesome and unsavoury, there is something on the literary menu to tempt every textual palate and keep you coming back for seconds, thirds, and fourths!
DANA MILLS is an editor and fiction writer. His work has appeared in such publications as Geist, subTerrain and The New Quarterly. In 2008 Mills’ short story “Steaming for Godthab” was shortlisted for the Journey Prize. His debut story collection will be published by Gaspereau Press in September 2013. Mills lives and writes in Wolfville, Nova Scotia.
MATTHEW HEITI was born in Sudbury, and holds an MA from the University of New Brunswick. His fiction has appeared in many periodicals and journals, and his plays have been workshopped and produced across the country. A Genie-nominated screenwriter, he is currently at work on a novel about two brothers fighting a dark presence that stalks the wasted sulphur hills of their neighbourhood.
KELLI DEETH’s first book, The Girl Without Anyone, was chosen as one of The Globe and Mail’s Best Books of 2001. Her stories have been published in various journals and anthologies including Write Turns, Event, The Dalhousie Review, The Puritan, and Joyland. She holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of British Columbia and currently lives in Toronto, where she teaches creative writing at the University of Toronto.
ROSEMARY NIXON is a short story writer, novelist, and freelance writer. Her collection Mostly Country was shortlisted for the Howard O’Hagan Award. Her collection The Cock’s Egg won the Howard O’Hagan Award. Her novelKalila was shortlisted for the Georges Bugnet Award. She has published in literary magazines across Canada and discovered the beginnings of Are You Ready to Be Lucky? on a fellowship at Hawthornden Castle, Scotland. Her home is in Calgary.