EXILE EDITIONS Publishers of Fine Literature since 1976

FOR PREVIOUS YEARS: 2013, 2012 and selected Back List titles through 2008


ed. Silvia Moreno-Garcia – FRACTURED Tales of the Canadian Post-Apocalypse: We like to imagine the end. How we might survive. How we might live after the fateful moment that changes everything and that moment has arrived. Welcome to Canada after the apocalypse! 360 pages.

Matthew R. Loney – THAT SAVAGE WATER : Stories written for the diverse travellers-at-heart who enjoy reading about places far from home. 216 pages.

12 Canadian writers, selected by Gloria Vanderbilt – CVC4 (Carter V. Cooper Short Fiction Anthology series) : The finalists from Exile’s national short fiction competition that awards $10,000 to the best story by an Emerging Writer, and $5,000 to a Writer at Any Career Point. Year Four Winners Jason Timermanis and Hugh Graham appear along with the 10 other short listed writers: George McWhirter, Gregory Betts, Linda Rogers, Matthew R. Loney, Erin Soros, K’ari Fisher, Susan P. Redmayne, Madeline Sonic, Helen Marshall and Leon Rooke. 192 pages.


Pablo Neruda – 100 LOVE SONNETS (New Edition) : "This handsome, bilingual edition...is a worthy tribute and a rollicking good read, staying true to the poet’s expansive, idiosyncratic style." –Globe and Mail

Morley Callaghan – THAT SUMMER IN PARIS A Memoir and Personal Reflections : It was the fabulous summer of 1929 when the literary capital of North America had moved to the Left Bank of Paris. A tragic and sad and unforgettable story told in Callaghan’s lucid compassionate prose. Newly added to this edition are reflections by Callaghan on Hemingway, Joyce, Fitzgerald and McAlmon, beginning in that time early in his life, ending with his return to Paris at the end of his life.

ed. Bruce Meyer and Barry Callaghan. Afterword by Margaret Atwood. New Edition – WE WASN’T PALS: Canadian Poetry and Prose of the First World War : 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the start of WWI. This anthology is a remarkable gathering of the many voices who captured with singularity the terror, horror, and moments of light that marked those years of war. 304 pages.


Emmanuel Kattan – PATHS OF DESIRE : A mystery thriller set against a backdrop of intolerance and narrow-mindedness.

Diane Keating – THE CRYING OUT - A Novel : Looking back to her Salem roots, a young girl obsessively confronts her family’s dark Puritan ancestry. 296 pages.

George McWhirter – THE GIFT OF WOMEN : 10 stories penned in a painterly prose that make these entertaining and provocative gems unforgettable. 216 pages.

Marc Séguin – HOLLYWOOD A New York Love Story : The novel was a finalist for the 2013 Governor General’s Award for fiction in it’s original French version; here in translation, this novel’s masterful and delicate unveiling of the implications of love, friendship and war is now available to English language readers.


George Elliott Clarke – TRAVERSE: From Toronto’s Poet Laureate (2012-15) and the W.L.M. King Visiting Chair in Canadian Studies at Harvard University (2012-13) comes a new collection of sonnets that is a tour de force!

Bruce Meyer – TESTING THE ELEMENTS : A diverse range of poetic examinations of our relationship with the physical and the spiritual world. The poems are daring and artistically defying.

Alexander Pushkin, Anna Akhmatova, Andrei Voznesensky – STRONG WORDS (Bilingual); Translated (from Russian) by Vladimir Azarov and Barry Callaghan : "Strong Words achieves something exceptional... one can almost imagine the book as a single poem, so alert are these translations to the elusive narrative of deeply felt human experience. This is what the best poetry is capable of: an entire life illumined in a line or two." –Anne Michaels, author of Fugitive Pieces.


Vladimir Azarov – SOCHI DELIRIUM : An enfevered semi-delirium produces a waltzing kaleidoscope of memories, captured through poetry. 160 pages.

Vladimir Azarov – SEVEN LIVES : This series of stories in verse is Vladimir Azarov’s childhood experiences of Soviet life transformed into a poetic witnessing that brings immediacy of experience and the poignancy of loss into the reader’s current imagination.

Vladimir Azarov – BROKEN PASTERIES : A satirical and humorous poetic look at politics, and the post-Stalinist period that arose from "The Russian Spring" known as The Thaw.