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Tales for Late Night Bonfires

by (author) G.A. Grisenthwaite

Freehand Books
Initial publish date
Sep 2023
Native American & Aboriginal, Literary, Short Stories (single author)
Indigenous characters , Author lives in Ontario
  • eBook

    Publish Date
    Sep 2023
    List Price

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Curious, uncanny tales blending Indigenous oral storytelling and meticulous style, from an electric voice in Canadian fiction

These are stories that are a little bit larger than life, or maybe they really happened. Tales that could be told 'round the campfire, each one-upping the next. Tales about a car that drives herself, ever loyal to her owner. Tales about an impossible moose hunt. Tales about the Real Santa(TM) mashed up with the book of Genesis, alongside SPAM stew and bedroom sets from IKEA.

G.A. Grisenthwaite's writing is electric and inimitable, blending meticulous literary style with oral storytelling and coming away with a voice that is entirely his own. Tales for Late Night Bonfires is truly one of a kind, and not to be missed.

About the author

G. A. Grisenthwaite is Nłeʔkepmx, member of the Lytton First Nation. His stories and poems have appeared in The Anitgonish Review, Our Stories Literary Journal, and Prism International. His work has earned a number of prizes, including the 2014 John Kenneth Galbraith Literary Award. He lives in Kingsville, ON.

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Editorial Reviews

Praise for G.A. Grisenthwaite

"...a tour de force, full of compassion and insight and humour and utterly unflinching in its look at the hard truths of life on the res."

Nino Ricci