Margaret Atwood Presents: Stories by Canada&#146s Best New Women Writers by Annabel LyonMargaret Atwood Presents: Stories by Canada&#146s Best New Women Writers by Annabel Lyon

Margaret Atwood Presents: Stories by Canada&#146s Best New Women Writers

byAnnabel Lyon, Caroline AddersonEditorMargaret Atwood

Audio Prod. | April 16, 2004

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Seven stories by seven up-and-coming Canadian women writers, handpicked by Canada's leading lady of fiction and read by noted women actors — this is the idea behind a compelling audio compilation of the best new short fiction.

Margaret Atwood Presents features stories by Annabel Lyon, Caroline Adderson, Nancy Lee, Elise Levine, Lisa Moore, Kristi-Ly Green, and Sheila Heti. Brilliant, daring, funny, and frequently, these writers pull no punches when it comes to depicting society as they see it. In "Sally In Parts," Nancy Lee from Vancouver explores a young woman's unusual relationship with her body. In "Cancer," Toronto writer Kristi-Ly Green describes a primary-school class's ambivalent responses towards a poor little rich girl. Lisa Moore of St. John's, Newfoundland, brings a haunting, sensuous intensity to a tale of love in "Haloes," while Toronto's Sheila Heti upends traditional forms in the sharp urban parable, "The Princess and the Plumber."

Vividly brought to life through the voices of Liisa Repo-Martell, Mag Ruffman, Chapelle Jaffe, Genevieve Steele, Sandra Oh, Juno Mills-Cockell, and Mary Lewis, these stories herald an exciting new generation of Canadian women writers.

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The editor, Margaret Atwood, is the internationally renowned author of such novels as Oryx and Crake, Alias Grace, and The Edible Woman. She is a novelist and a poet, and has also authored short story collections, critical studies, screenplays, radio scripts and books. This audio collection includes stories by Annabel Lyon, Caroline Ad...
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Title:Margaret Atwood Presents: Stories by Canada&#146s Best New Women WritersFormat:Audio Prod.Dimensions:1 pages, 4.9 × 5.64 × 0.44 inPublished:April 16, 2004Publisher:Goose Lane EditionsLanguage:English

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"Sharp-edged new writers in the takeoff phase of their careers." — Margaret Atwood