In other words: new English writing from Québec

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Claude Lalumière
Véhicule Press, May 10, 2008 - Fiction - 167 pages
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In Other Words brings together the best prose writing in Quebecall short piecesfrom the winners and finalists of the last three years of the CBCQWF Quebec Writing Competition. In 1999, Montreals CBC-Radio One and the Quebec Writers Federation established the CBC-QWF Short Story Competition. The winning stories are broadcast on CBC Radios Cinq Six. The winning stories and finalists from the first three years of the competition were published in Telling Stories: New English Fiction from Quebec, followed three years later by Short Stuff: New English Stories from Quebec. In 2007 the competition was widened to include travel writing, short fiction, life stories, family narratives, humour and personal essays.

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Claude Lalumi+re founded Nebula in 1989, a Montreal bookshop devoted to "the fantastic, the imaginative, and the weird," which he managed through most of the 1990s. He writes a weekly Fantastic Fiction column for the Montreal Gazette. As an anthologist his books include Telling Stories: New English Fiction from Qu_bec , Open Space: New Canadian Fantastic Fiction , and Witpunk . His fiction has appeared in magazines and anthologies in North America, in the UK, and on the Web. His story "The Ethical Treatment of Meat" was shortlisted for the Origins Awards and has been praised by critics as one of the best stories of 2002.

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