Ta-dah! A surprise for the holidays…

November 2017

We’ve been hinting about a surprise coming from NQ – and here it is!
A special issue, created as part of the Canada 150 commemorations has gone to print. All subscribers will receive it with their winter magazine, and it will also be available for sale at the upcoming Christmas Craft Fair, and select retail locations. It’s full of all kinds of writing and stories and illustrations – colour us excited 🙂 Also, we can’t help but think it would make a lovely stocking stuffer for all of those hard to buy for folks! (Cover design: Vanessa Stockley, Granite Studios)

Inis Oírr iii

BY Heather Nolan

when the ferry gets in island folks line up along the dock offering tours in the family car faces eroded by the rain. horses wait hitched to carriages. every hour…

Paying Ode to Funambulists

BY Prajwala Dixit

“Do you remember everything I’ve told you?” I ask my fiancé for the millionth time. We are in the lobby of a Quality Inn near Pearson International. Four floors up, my parents await to meet their daughter and future son-in-law. This is the first time my Indian and Canadian realms will come face to face.

Hitchhiking

BY Andrea McGuire

It’s a tricky thing, leaving St John’s. And here, I’m talking solely in terms of travelling logistics. Sure, people do it all the time – they board planes, or maybe…