These highly acclaimed stories are fierce and surprising. A bus ride in Nepal; a wedding on the shore of Quidi Vidi Lake; a husband's memory of an early piercing love affair; a mother and her infant boy. Always the telling gesture, these stories handcuff the truth; they offer the reasons to leave and the reasons to stay. They demand: open.
'Moore's talent is staggering, her images arresting, her dialogue, particularly between men and women, needle-to-the-eye sharp' Macleans *'Moore's stories are full of nerve and verve? perceptive and wonderful.' National Post
Lisa Moore's work has appeared in Canada's most prestigious literary magazines and anthologies. She lives in St John's Newfoundland with her husband and two children. She is writing a novel.