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The Two of Us

The Two of Us a Best Book of 2016

November 29, 2016

 GLOBE and MAIL FICTION THE TWO OF US BY KATHY PAGE “One of the most talented short-story writers working today delivered yet another knockout collection that is both darkly funny and terribly sad.” http://www.theglobeandmail.com/arts/books-and-media/the-globe-100-the-best-books-of-2016/article33132356/ The Writers’ Trust  Best Books of 2016 recommended by Canadian writers Deborah Campbell   “Strife. Division. Tears in the social fabric. […]

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Psychologically rich & cinematic in the best way, the sweet agony of connection

October 25, 2016
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This review  of  The Two of Us ran in the Ottawa Citizen and the Vancouver  Sun, probably elsewhere,  too. “Word is, the publishing industry (a business sector conscious of market demand) doesn’t invest much in, or encourage, short story collections. Alice Munro-like exceptions exist, of course, but — word is — that literary genre is […]

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The Two of Us Globe Review

October 7, 2016
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Short  fiction does sometimes garner short shrift in terms of review coverage. It’s a huge pleasure then, to read Steven W. Beattie’s review of The Two of Us  for the Globe, which takes the time to explore one of the stories in depth,  mentions their  “potent” emotional impact, and at the same time defends the […]

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A Good Start: The Two of Us nominated for the Scotiabank Giller Prize

September 15, 2016
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It’s over a week since I heard from  Dan Wells at Biblioasis that my short story collection, The Two of Us, had been short-listed for the Scotiabank Giller Prize. It was a delicious surprise and is  a great  honour and, but since it happened, I’ve been too busy to post here, and have only been […]

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The Two of Us

August 17, 2016
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  It’s a couple of years since my last collection of stories, Paradise & Elsewhere, was published and I’m very excited about its successor, The Two of  Us, which Biblioasis are publishing in  mid September. On the face of it, the two books  are very different – Paradise & Elsewhere is in the fabulist tradition and […]

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