This is our upcoming quarterly collection, FPQ 4:
This is the first story in the collection, Mike Mike Mike Mike:
Grace O’Connell lives in Toronto. Her work has appeared in various publications including Walrus, Taddle Creek, Quill & Quire, and EYE Weekly, and she holds an MFA in creative writing. She has taught creative writing at George Brown College and now works as a freelance writer and editor. Her first novel is forthcoming in May 2012 with Random House Canada.
This is Grace’s blog: https://graceoconnell.blogspot.com/
You can follow her on Twitter at @yesgrace.
This is the second story in the collection, The Expansiveness of My Sound:
Andrew Forbes has published music and film criticism both online and in print, and his fiction has appeared in The Charlatan, Carleton Now, and The Feathertale Review. He is currently at work on his first collection of stories. When not labouring before daybreak in his basement office, he enjoys spending time with his wife and three children. He lives in Peterborough, Ontario. His periodic thoughts on music can be read at www.thisisourmusic.ca.
The third story in our collection is This Is A Love Crime:
Lee Kvern is the award-winning author of short stories and novels. Her novel The Matter of Sylvie was nominated for the 2011 Alberta Book Awards. Her novella Afterall was nominated for the 2006 Alberta Book Awards. Her short stories are also well celebrated: “White” was the winner of the 2007 CBC Literary Awards, and “I May Have Known You” was nominated for the 2010 Alberta Literary Awards. “Detachment” was a finalist in the Malahat Open Season Award 2010. Her work has been produced for CBC Radio, published in Event, Descant, enRoute, Joyland.ca, and New York. Her website is www.leekvern.com.
You can follow Lee on Twitter at @LeeKvern.
The last, but definitely not least, story in our collection is What Endures:
This is the author, Pauline Holdstock:
Pauline Holdstock is an internationally published fiction writer and essayist. She is the author of Beyond Measure, shortlisted for several prizes including the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Giller Prize, and winner of the Ethel Wilson Prize for fiction. Her latest novel, Into the Heart of the Country, was longlisted for the 2011 Scotia Bank Giller Prize. She lives on Vancouver Island.
Pauline’s website is here: https://paulineholdstock.com/