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In The Elm Bark Beetles of Morrow Lane, a widow watches as the lane’s diseased trees are chopped down one-by-one. She recollects the things that have gone before: neighbours, illness, a husband, the whisper of a child.
Kindle Edition, 26 pages
Published June 22nd 2019 by Platypus Press Limited
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beautiful prose (quiet, thoughtful rumination on nature), but a bit too sad and slow for me.
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Totally unbiased. Loved the bugs especially.
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Shelves: kindle, short-stories
This is the Canadian Little Fires Everywhere, only shorter and more potent.
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John Elizabeth Stintzi is a non-binary writer, teacher, and photographer who was born and raised on a cattle farm in northwestern Ontario, and is currently writing and living in the United States.

They are the winner of the 2019 RBC Bronwen Wallace Award, the 2019 Long Poem Prize from The Malahat Review, and were named a finalist for the 2020 Journey Prize and the 2020 National Magazine Awards (Ca
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