Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Journey Prize Stories 23” as Want to Read:
The Journey Prize Stories 23
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

The Journey Prize Stories 23

by
3.73  ·  Rating Details ·  30 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Discover some of Canada's best new writers with this highly acclaimed annual anthology, made possible by the generosity of Pulitzer Prize-winning author James A. Michener.

For more than two decades, The Journey Prize Stories has been presenting the best short stories published each year by some of Canada's most exciting new writers. Previous contributors -- including such n
...more
ebook, 240 pages
Published September 27th 2011 by Emblem Editions (first published January 1st 2011)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about The Journey Prize Stories 23, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about The Journey Prize Stories 23

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Andrew Kaufman
There were some excellent stories in here! Those by Miranda Hill, Jessica Westhead and Michelle Winters especially stood out for me. But, to be honest, there were also some others that were almost embarrassingly constructed from 100% University Survey Course Approved Whole Wheat CanLit. And the Winters story was the ONLY ONE that a moment of non-realism in it. In the whole collection!! But, overall, I enjoyed it much more than I thought I was going to, and if you're looking for a sharp collectio ...more
Angela
Some of my favourite Canadian short story writers: Michael Christie, Jessica Westhead, and D.W. Wilson plus some new (to me) writers. I think I want to read many more of these Journey Prize anthologies.
Ann Douglas
The standout story in this collection is Michelle Williams' Toupee (a story I'll be returning to again and again), but the collection, as always, is worth the price of admission.
Maya White-Lurie
This collection is quite enjoyable. As with any anthology, I liked some stories more than others, but this is a well curated collection.
Diane
Diane rated it really liked it
Mar 22, 2015
Daniel Perry
Daniel Perry rated it really liked it
Apr 07, 2013
Diane
Diane rated it really liked it
May 22, 2013
John Donnelly
John Donnelly rated it it was amazing
Aug 09, 2012
Chris Tarry
Chris Tarry rated it it was amazing
Jan 05, 2015
JC Villamere
JC Villamere rated it it was amazing
Aug 26, 2014
Pam Smith
Pam Smith rated it really liked it
Jun 17, 2015
Avery
Avery rated it really liked it
Apr 27, 2013
Steve
Steve rated it really liked it
Oct 07, 2012
Lisa
Lisa rated it it was ok
Dec 14, 2011
Kim
Kim rated it liked it
Feb 19, 2013
Meghan
Meghan rated it it was amazing
Sep 29, 2012
Jess Shulman
Jess Shulman rated it liked it
Nov 18, 2012
Grace O'Connell
Grace O'Connell rated it really liked it
Apr 11, 2012
Adele
Adele rated it really liked it
Apr 26, 2015
Henrick Sales
Henrick Sales rated it it was ok
Jul 24, 2012
Jacob
Jacob rated it really liked it
Sep 25, 2016
Bobobimbo
Bobobimbo rated it liked it
Dec 24, 2016
Steven
Steven rated it really liked it
Jul 23, 2013
Marc Jackson
Marc Jackson rated it really liked it
Sep 28, 2015
Mary
Mary rated it really liked it
Dec 05, 2015
ah
ah rated it liked it
Apr 28, 2014
Rich Cas
Rich Cas rated it really liked it
Dec 24, 2012
Ana
Ana rated it liked it
Sep 08, 2013
Peter McCambridge
Peter McCambridge rated it really liked it
Dec 23, 2014
Shelby
Shelby rated it really liked it
Jan 16, 2016
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Alexander MacLeod is a Canadian writer, whose debut short story collection Light Lifting was a shortlisted nominee for the 2010 Scotiabank Giller Prize.

The son of noted Canadian novelist and short story writer Alistair MacLeod, he was born in Inverness, Nova Scotia and raised in Windsor, Ontario, where his father taught at the University of Windsor. He currently lives in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, wh
...more
More about Alexander MacLeod...

Share This Book