Passing Stranger - poems by Pam Galloway: a memoir in verse of one woman’s life. Poems weave through a marriage, a desire for motherhood, considerations of fertility and infertility, an eventual divorce and a woman finding herself in late middle age, ready to experience life to the full. We make plans, head into directions that go awry, our destinations shift and we find ourselves in the company of people who, but for being family, might be strangers. $18.95
The Hungry Grass by A Mary Murphy- This book tells a story that nobody knows because at the time the story happened, nobody cared.
Evie, The Baby and the Wife - a novel by Phyllis Rudin: Played out against the backdrop of the fight for women’s rights in Canada, Evie, the Baby and the Wife is the boisterous tale of a mother and daughter at odds, struggling to reconnect across a reproductive divide. $22.95
Arresting Hope: Women Taking Action in Prison Health Inside Out - edited by Ruth Elwood Martin, Mo Korchinski, Lynn Fels, & Carl Leggo: This collection tells a story about women in a provincial prison in Canada, about how creative leadership fostered opportunities for transformation and hope, and about how engaging in research and writing contributed to healing. $29.95
Wild Women: Painters of the Wilderness - Joyce Burkholder, Kathy Haycock & Linda Sorensen: An art book that is also a strong statement by women about recording, sharing and preserving the Canadian wilderness. It introduces to a wider public a group of contemporary professional women painters who work together and support each other in their mutual goals. The book presents reproductions of each artist’s paintings, and photos of the artists at work in the landscape and in their studios…
Stony Point - a novel by S. Noël McKay: Like Outlander by Gil Adamson, Stony Point is a novel about a strong female character who finds herself in the region of Frank, Alberta in 1903 just after the landslide that devastated much of the town. Lucille, the heroine of Stony Point, is a newspaper reporter from Winnipeg who has come to Stony Point, just down the rail line from Frank, to try to find her brother-in-law, also a reporter, who went missing a couple of weeks earlier. $22.95
Motion Sickness - flash fiction by Ursula Pflug, illustrations by S.K. Dyment: Motion Sickness is a flash novel consisting of 55 chapters of exactly 500 words each and accompanied by a wood-cut like, scratchboard illustration that follows one young woman’s humorous and poignant misadventures in the worlds of employment, friendship, dating, birth control and abortion. The illustrations are dark and somewhat whimsical as is the text. $25.95