NPCC – The New Press Anthology: #1 Best Canadian Short Fiction edited by John Metcalf and Leon Rooke


The New Press Anthology #1 Best Canadian Short Fiction edited by John Metcalf and Leon Rooke (New Press Canadian Classics) front coverThe New Press Anthology: #1 Best Canadian Short Fiction

From the Back Cover:

The New Press Anthology presents the classic names in the Canadian short story…elegant words by Mavis Gallant, Norman Levine, Clark Blaise…the return of Ray Smith and Keath Fraser…new works from Stephen Scobie and Don Dickinson…and introducing the exciting new talents of Evan Green, Terry Briggs, Margo Livesey, Jean McKay, Patrick Roscoe, Eunice Scarfe, and Jill Swartz.

The New Press Anthology presents annually the best of Canada’s short fiction. Here is the vibrant art of the short story in Canada in all its variety and enchantment. Here, language shimmers on the page.

Readers and critics have increasingly recognized that Canada in recent years has witnessed a renaissance of the short story: it is the form in which our finest literature is now being written. Here are fourteen reasons why.

The New Press Anthology is the one indispensable collection for those who wish to keep abreast of developments in Canada’s most vital literary genre. Edited by John Metcalf and Leon Rooke, two of Canada’s finest writers, The New Press Anthology brings together work by the top names in Canadian fiction today and impressive debuts by the top names of tomorrow.

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