Geeks, Misfits and Outlaws: Short Fiction
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"A sparkling collection." Bitch Magazine

Paperback, 327 pages
Published November 14th 2003 by McGilligan Books
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Melanie
There are some really gorgeous stories in this collection. Some voices I really connect with that tug at my gut and leave me needing to take a deep breath at the end and let myself drift back to the present.
A couple stories left me unsettled though, and somewhat disturbed. "Floods" stands out as one such story; it left me with an oily film on my mind and I couldn't quite shake the characters out of the corner of my eye. A mark of a good storyteller, for sure, but the subject matter was tough to...more
George Ilsley
Feb 27, 2012 George Ilsley rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
Recently, I revisited this collection and once again realized how good it is. Dark, eclectic and strangely funny.
Zoe
Dec 23, 2007 Zoe added it  ·  (Review from the author)
I edited this and the piece by Lynn Crosbie and RM Vaughan makes me laugh out loud every time.
Adam Hodgins
Some amazing stuff in here. My favourites include the pieces by Debra Anderson,
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Zoe Whittall has written two novels, Holding Still for as Long as Possible (House of Anansi, 09/10) now out in paperback and optioned for film. Her first novel, Bottle Rocket Hearts, was named one of the Best Books of 2007 by The Globe and Mail and Quill & Quire magazine. Now Magazine awarded her the title of Best Emerging Author of 2007. She has published three books of poetry, Precordial Thu...more
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