For more than thirty years, this celebrated anthology has introduced readers to the next generation of great Canadian writers.
Born in Congo, T A MUTONJI is a poet, author, and screenwriter. Her debut collection, Shut Up You're Pretty, is the first title from Vivek Shraya's imprint, Vs.Books. It was shortlisted for the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize. Mutonji lives and writes in Toronto. AMY JONES is the author of two novels, We're All in This Together, a national bestseller and finalist for the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour, and Every Little Piece of Me, which was named a CBC "Best Book of the Year." She is also the author of a collection of stories, What Boys Like. Her short fiction has won the CBC Literary Prize for Short Fiction, appeared in Best Canadian Stories and The Journey Prize Stories, and been selected as LongForm's Pick of the Week. Originally from Halifax, she now lives in Hamilton. DORETTA LAU is the author of the short story collection How Does a Single Blade of Grass Thank the Sun? and cofounder of culture website The Unpublishables. She splits her time between Vancouver and Hong Kong, where she is writing a comedic novel about a dysfunctional workplace.