When we say the word “fiction,” we often mean “novel,” but the short story form has its own special pleasures. Among the works we’ll consider is John Gould’s Kilter, with its 55 very short, often funny, always insightful little fictions.
To view the list of authors and books presented during this lectures, visit Handout for Lecture 6.
Gary Draper is a retired Associate Professor of English at St. Jerome's University in the University of Waterloo, where he taught courses in both early and contemporary Canadian Literature. He has been a book reviewer, a librarian, a poetry editor with Brick Books and a short-fiction editor with The New Quarterly. He is a member of the Culinary Historians of Canada, with a special interest in, and an extensive collection of, community cookbooks.