On this first edition of Friday Writes!, Canadian speculative fiction author & poet Sapha Burnell talks about inspiration, and the folly of the 'purely original' idea in a world shaped by ancient things. 


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A Theory of Expanded Love by Caitlin Hicks

Published by Light Messages


A near perfect novel of Annie growing up Catholic in 1963's California. Rebel & blossom with a true hero of female resilience & love. 

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Heir of Ashes, The Roxanne Fosch Files 1 by Jina S. Bazzar



A supernatural chase with a few extra miles. 

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Adam's Journal by E.C. Flickinger

Grackle Books 


A nostalgic gaze into the coming-of-age of an American boy struggling with girls, science & his own verbal whit. 

MacroMicroCosm Reviews the imaginative and power-packed

The Book of Sensations by Sheri-D Wilson

University of Calgary Press


If you love the written word, you will love this collection. 

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small things left behind by Ella Zeltserman

University of Alberta Press


A cathartic and powerful collection of poetry from Canadian immigrant Ella Zeltserman. Journey from the Iron Curtain to Alberta in this fantastic collection. 

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Throwing the Diamond Hitch by Emily Ursuliak

University of Calgary Press


Two women. Three horses. Rural Canada in the 1950's. A fantastically imaginative & well executed poetry collection. 

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