Drinkin rye and water with Grandma. Guns in False Creek. Frat boy homies from the North Delta ghetto. Samuel L. Jackson. Phantom Lord & Metallica. A kid whos got the hots for his mom…
Thats right. Its all here in this collection of immediate, lean and visceral short fiction from Clint Burnham.
Clint Burnham was born in Comox, British Columbia, which is on the traditional territory of the K’ómoks (Sathloot) First Nation, centred historically on kwaniwsam. Since 1995 he has lived in the Mount Pleasant district of Vancouver. Books include Airborne Photo (stories, 1999), Smoke Show (novel, 2005), Rental Van (poetry, 2007) and The Benjamin Sonnets (poetry, 2009). He has taught at the University of British Columbia, Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Capilano College, and, since 2007, at Simon Fraser University.
Author photo: Chris Brayshaw