From the Asian Canadian Writers’ Workshop and Dark Helix Press
Call for Submissions: Immersion: An Asian Anthology of Love, Fantasy, and Speculative Fiction
Deadline: December 31, 2018
Grandma’s old house on Drummond Drive held much more than family. Like all homes, it held moments of joy and of belonging. Like all homes, it held whispers, strained decisions and the ghosts of consequence.
It was the winter I … more »
“Good combination,” Bibik Swee Neo said to herself while fastening her navy blue kebaya sulam with her favourite kerongsang rantai given to her by her late parents as a wedding gift in 1960. Her kerongsang rantai consists of three-linked brooches … more »
Alissa Cho doesn’t write “From: Aunt Alissa and Uncle Stevie” on the Christmas presents anymore. She and Stevie fight too much now and she worries if she writes their names side by side then whatever is inside the Christmas wrappings … more »
You were the Sawdust Boy. That’s what everybody called you back when there were no electric stoves in the village.
Elderly women making bets with their husbands’ cigarette money on the street corner would look up and shake their colourful … more »
Komla Begum strode with great purpose down the aisles of the grocery store. Every footfall was audible and every step was a huff. She was angry that her daughter had broken a ceramic bowl, angry that her son had returned … more »