hard ticket noun (Nfld) a lively character, a tough or headstrong person, someone not easily controlled.
Hard Ticket showcases some of the most exciting writers in Newfoundland. Selected by critically acclaimed author Lisa Moore, these previously unpublished stories highlight the charged and magnetic work of Newfoundland’s next generation of literary trailblazers.
Contributors to the anthology include Bridget Canning, Matthew Hollett, Jim McEwen, Michelle Porter, Olivia Robinson, Heidi Wicks, and others.
About the author
Lisa Moore is the acclaimed author of the novels Caught, February, and Alligator. Caught was a finalist for the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize and the Scotiabank Giller Prize and is now a major CBC television series starring Allan Hawco. February won CBC’s Canada Reads competition, was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize, and was named a New Yorker Best Book of the Year and a Globe and Mail Top 100 Book. Alligator was a finalist for the Scotia Bank Giller Prize, won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize (Canada and the Caribbean region), and was a national bestseller. Her story collection Open was a finalist for the Scotia Bank Giller Prize and a national bestseller. Her most recent work is a collection of short stories called Something for Everyone. Lisa lives in St. John’s, Newfoundland.
Other titles by Lisa Moore
This Is How We Love
How a Mega Dam Became a Predatory Formation
The Democracy Cookbook
Recipes to Renew Governance in Newfoundland and Labrador
Something for Everyone
These Festive Nights
Writers on Writing in Canada
Caught (TV tie-in edition)
The Bush Garden
Essays on the Canadian Imagination