Editor’s Message


True confession: four years ago, I moved from Waterloo, Ontario, to Halifax. With me came the naive belief that every place in Canada was mostly the same.  How wrong I was.  This windswept, hurricane-prone East Coast and its craggy, seemingly limitless shoreline is anything but. Here lives an intricately connected holding ground for raw, unadulterated, infinitely creative writing talent, informed by place and plentiful enough to…

War and espionage


Under the crushing weight of the siege of Gaza, characters Laila and Nasser are members of the Palestinian resistance fighting desperately to free their people.