Books by Canadian Women: What Room's Editors are Reading

Our upcoming issue 36.1, Mythologies of Loss, is so full of reviews of books by Canadian women that we ran out of room to publish this list of what Room's editorial collective (affectionately called Roomies) are reading. So, to help you warm up on a winter evening, here's our reading-list of books by Canadian women:

Arrhythmia, a novel, and Ruins & Relics, short stories, by Alice Zorn

Better Living Through Plastic Explosives, short stories by Zsuzsi Gartner

Bride of New France, a novel by Suzanne Desrochers

Eating Dirt, creative non-fiction by Charlotte Gill

February, a novel by Lisa Moore

Floating like the Dead, a collection of short fiction by Yasuko Thanh

Harbour, poetry by Miranda Pearson

How the Blessed Live, a novel by Susannah M. Smith

Life on the Refrigerator Door, a novel by Alice Kuipers

Missed Her, creative non-fiction by Ivan E. Coyote

Monoceros, a novel by Suzette Mayr

Mother Superior, short fiction by Saleema Nawaz

outskirtspoetry by Sue Goyette

Pulpy and Midge, a novel by Jessica Westhead

Stolen, a novel by Annette Lapointe

Tangles, a graphic memoir by Sarah Leavitt

The Birth House and The Virgin Cure, novels by Ami McKay

The Dirt Chronicles, short fiction by Kristyn Dunnion

The House with the Broken Two, creative non-fiction by Myrl Coulter

The Odious Child and Other Storiesshort fiction by Carolyn Black

The Shore Girl, a novel by Fran Kimmel

The Winter Palace: A Novel of Catherine the Great, by Eva Stachniak

 

Rachel Thompson is a member of Room magazine's editorial collective. Issue 36.1, Mythologies of Loss, is out in spring 2013.

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