Those Who Make Us

Those Who Make Us : Canadian Creature, Myth, and Monster Stories

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What resides beneath the blankets of snow, under the ripples of water, within the whispers of the wind, and between the husks of trees all across Canada? Creatures, myths and monsters are everywhere...even if we don't always see them. This is a unique and powerful collection of all-new, cross-genre tales that take the reader into real and imagined worlds, ranging from an encounter with the Metis creature Rugaru to trolls dissatisfied with modern life, to the demons who follow us from our parents' countries, and to Anishinaabe myths about the creation of creeks. Eighteen emerging and award-winning authors explore the way we think about and interact with the unnatural - showing how much the stories we create can teach us about what it means to be human.

Authors: Helen Marshall, Renee Salkikar, Nathan Adler, Kate Story, Braydon Beaulieu, Chadwick Ginther, Dominik Parisien, Stephen Michell, Andrew Wilmot, Rati Mehrotra, Rebecca Schaeffer, Delani Valin, Corey Redekop, Angeline Woon, Michal Wojcik, Andrea Bradley, Alex C. Renwick and Andrew Sullivan.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 20.32mm | 408g
  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • English
  • 1550965891
  • 9781550965896
  • 2,104,850

About Kelsi Morris

Kelsi Morris is Managing Editor of books and comics at ChiZine Publications, and helped to create and launch ChiGraphic, CZP's graphic novel imprint. She has also worked as editor for The Friends of the Merril contest, and Ellen Datlow's Fearful Symmetries anthology. Kelsi was also a contributing author for the Canadian Videogame Award-nominated Lights Out, Please. Kaitlin Tremblay is a writer, editor, and gamemaker who focuses on horror, feminism, and mental health. Kaitlin's games include Stop Me If You've Heard This One Before, There Are Monsters Under Your Bed, and Say When. She was the editor/producer for Lights Out, Please, an interactive fiction anthology nominated for five Canadian Videogame Awards. She is the co-author of the book Escape to Na Pali: A Journey to the Unreal published by Five Out of Ten, and has a chapter in Shooter, an anthology about first-person shooter games.
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54 ratings
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4 26% (14)
3 30% (16)
2 6% (3)
1 2% (1)
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