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Fiction Anthologies (multiple Authors)

Particle and Wave

A Mansfield Omnibus of Electro-magnetic Fiction

by (author) Salvatore Difalco, Kent Nussey & Alexandra Leggat

Mansfield Press
Initial publish date
Apr 2007
Anthologies (multiple authors)
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    Publish Date
    Apr 2007
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Mansfield Press presents a showcase of short fiction for uneasy times. Particle and Wave illumines the borderland where the urgencies of daily life clash with our best intentions. Ranging from the playful to the elegiac, the stories in Particle and Wave are filled with vivid characters moving through a landscape of compromised trust, united only by the desire to make sense of this particular millennial moment. The five writers collected here provide a powerful sense of where the contemporary short story has most recently come from, and the direction it may next take Ð a place where the ten syllable text message collides with the enormous longing of the human heart.

About the authors

Salvatore Difalco was born and raised in Hamilton Ontario where he attended Cathedral High. Graduated with MA in English from U Of T after winning an SSHRC Fellowship. Has worked many jobs including Counsellor at the maximum security Peninsula Youth Centre. He was an editor and regular contributor at Toro Magazine. He is the author of one book of poetry and two collections of short fiction, Mean Season is his first novel. He currently resides in Toronto and works as an Italian translator.

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Kent Nussey is the critically acclaimed author of two previous collections of short fiction, In Christ there is No East or West and The War in Heaven. He has been a Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, and his fiction and essays have been published in literary journals and magazines across North America. He lives and writes in Toronto, Ontario.

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Alexandra Leggat is the author of two previous collections of short fiction, Pull Gently, Tear Here (nominated for the Danuta Gleed First Fiction Award) and Meet Me in the Parking Lot, as well as a volume of poetry. Alexandra works as a freelance writer and editor, teaches creative writing classes through Brock University's Continuing Ed Dept, and conducts writing workshops and seminars. Her articles and book reviews have appeared in Toro, Niagara Life Magazine, Celtic Heritage and The Globe and Mail. She currently lives in Toronto.

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