12 amazing Canadian short story collections
A good short story is like a good dessert - delicious, rich and just the right portion size. Canada is a nation of short stories — so we decided to highlight 12 of our favourite collections for you.
Have an unpublished short story of your own? Why not enter the CBC Short Story Prize? The grand prize is $6,000, publication in Air Canada enRoute magazine and a 10-day writers' residency at the Banff Centre.
- Lives of Girls and Women by Alice Munro
- Bloodletting and Miraculous Cures by Vincent Lam
- Simple Recipes by Madeliene Thien
- Daydreams of Angels by Heather O'Neill
- Paradise and Elsewhere by Kathy Page
- We Are Not in Pakistan by Shauna Singh Baldwin
- The Best Place on Earth by Ayelet Tsabari
- Natasha and Other Stories by David Bezmozgis
- Daddy Lenin and Other Stories by Guy Vanderhaeghe