Goose Lane will put out a short story anthology this fall, edited by Andrew Atkinson and Mark Harris, called Running the Whale’s Back. It’s a collection of stories about faith and doubt by Atlantic Canadian writers. I’m thrilled this project exists, because faith — and the doubt that can come with faith — is hardly a fashionable topic in Canadian fiction. I’m also pleased to be a part of it; my story “The shadow side of grace” will be in this antho.
Contributors: Michael Crummey, Sheldon Currie, Joan Clark, David Adams Richards, Kenneth J. Harvey, Clive Doucet, Deborah Joy Corey, Ann-Marie MacDonald, Michael Hennessey, Lynn Coady, D.R. MacDonald, Alistair MacLeod, Jessica Grant, Michael Winter, Samuel Thomas Martin, Kathleen Winter, Ann Copeland, Carol Bruneau, and me. The cover design comes from a David Blackwood engraving.