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Fiction Short Stories (single Author)

Cut Road

by (author) Brent van Staalduinen

Publisher
Guernica Editions
Initial publish date
Jun 2022
Category
Short Stories (single author), Literary, Disabilities & Special Needs
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781771837255
    Publish Date
    Jun 2022
    List Price
    $20.00

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Description

A rich mix of acclaimed and award-winning stories.

Containing a rich mix of acclaimed and award-winning stories, Cut Road is a masterful exploration of the loss and scars that conflict always leaves behind. Where soldiers abandon too much of themselves in war zones, parents relinquish control of their children, and friends struggle with change and tragedy. From the working soul struggling with grief to the wounded veteran seeking redemption in a coffee shop to the sweaty tree-planter fleeing a burning forest, in this collection no one—least of all the reader—is left unscathed.

About the author

Brent van Staalduinen lives, works, and writes in Hamilton, Ontario. He is the recipient of both the 2015 Bristol Short Story Prize and the 2015 Short Works Prize, his work appears in The Sycamore Review, The Bristol Prize Short Story Anthology 8, EVENT Magazine, The Dalhousie Review, The New Quarterly, and The New Guard Literary Review. A graduate of the Humber School of Writers, he also holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia and teaches writing at Redeemer University College.

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