Fiction & Essays

Essays, Short Stories, Poetry, Post Cards

Coyboy

Angela Mairéad Coid’s stories have been published in The Antigonish Review, in the Filth issue of The Windsor Review and Geist. She walked in the Pacific Spirit Park for thirteen years with a very ...

Crusty Confessions

  For over two years now I have been in therapy. It’s not the usual lie on the couch and reveal- all type but a self-induced variety. I call it bread therapy and I’ve gone bread mad. I have be...

Not Quite As Planned

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 A week had passed since the Baron had sent his courier pigeons out to request aid from his old travelling companion, the alchemist. It was a warm summer’s day with a mild b...

The Quest Begins

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 There were whispered rumours of people going missing on the dark fringes of the old oak forest. King Harold, in his wisdom, decided to send his valiant son to seek out the ...

The Troll – Part One

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 The wood troll is an adventurous sort that lives under the canopy of deep green giant oak leaves. The giant oaks never stop growing which has created a landscape of darknes...

My Vancouver: City Hall

The year was 1935, and the city of Vancouver, like the rest of Canada, was in the depths of the worst global economic meltdown in history – the Great Depression.  Unemployment in the city was high ...