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A Hunger Artist and Other Stories; Poems and Songs of Love
Kafka's writings are characterized by an extreme sensitivity manifested in absurdity, alienation, and gallows humor,...
The Transaction
A property harbouring a gruesome secret goes up for sale. Two men--perhaps, the wrong men--are...
Eye
Myth, folklore, and magic permeate the stories in Marianne Micros' collection Eye. Set in ancient...
Cardinal Divide
A father comes out to his daughter as a woman. Or at least, he was...
A Feast of Brief Hopes
There are unseen forces in our lives that shape who we are and what we...
A Bridge of Leaves
Marking the passage from childhood and adolescence to the adult world, this work describes the...
Melba's Wash is a rich telling of the archetypal search. In this fractured familial story, Esther Prat wraps her fingers with her diamond necklace and reflects on the secrets, lies, and pain that haunt her life, and makes her choice. Born on Grand Manan Island, New Brunswick, as an infant she is unceremoniously taken to Montreal, Quebec, to spend the first ten years of her life brought up in an affluent Jewish family. At the age of ten, upon the death of her “daddy,” she is without explanation not allowed to attend his funeral and is taken on a train...

"I am the ten-month-old baby that Melba Girling traded to her sister Flora for a black and white floor model RCA Victor television."
Melba's Wash

Reesa Steinman Brotherton
2019
Melba's Wash
The Snows of Yesteryear
Peace Tower
The Inventor of the Horse
Vanishing Villages
Down in the Ground
The Countess Plays
The Lion's Mouth
How to Tell if Your Frog Is Dead: Stories
Expulsion & Other Stories
Grave Dancing on Two Left Feet
Naked
The Shining Fragments