Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 16
- Grade: 11
Ruby returns to the scene of a recent heartbreak, only to find the woman her lover left her for around every corner. A soap opera of gleeful rumours and turf wars ensues, and Ruby comes to wonder why a woman she’s never spoken to now embodies all of her problems.
About the author
Thea Lim grew up in Singapore and now lives in Toronto. Her work has been published in The Utne Reader, Shameless Magazine, and the anthology Between Myself and Them: Stories of Disability and Difference (Second Story Press).
“Thea Lim understands the cultural nuances of our time better than any emerging writer in English. To read Thea Lim is to read the very heart of humanity—and meet the cosmopolitan future head on.”—George Elliott Clarke
George Elliott Clarke