Women Tell Stories…

Women Tell Stories . . .




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Echoes From the Other Land Ava Homa





“Homa’s characters give us a prismatic portrait of Iran that resists both internal tyrannies and Western demonization.”
Susan Holbrook

These haunting stories beautifully evoke the oppressive lives of modern women in the Islamic Republic of Iran. 

ISBN 9781894770644 Price: $15.96; 112 pp; paperback
Cycle of the Moon Uma Parameswaran
Using a deceptively simple and intimate style, Parameswaran explores the subtleties of love, marriage, sex, and family life in a changing Indian environment.
Shortlisted for the McNally Robinson Book of the Year 2010

“With the complex issues it presents, the deep reflections it provokes and Parameswaran’s simple yet evocative writing style, A Cycle of the Moon is definitely worth reading.”
Maple Tree Literary Supplement

ISBN 9781894770620; Price: $16.76; 224 pp; paperback
Lingering Tide and Other Stories Latha Viswanathan





Viswanathan’s prose is unfailingly vivid, tender and intelligent, full of sensual details and pungent insights.”
Margot Livesey
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These poignant stories finely depict the lives of immigrants, through the themes of family adjustment, loss, and starting afresh in a new place. 

ISBN 9781894770750; Price: $16.76; 168 pp; paperback



Jewels and Other Stories  Dawn Promislow
This debut collection is populated by a wide and surprising range of unforgettable characters set against the landscape of 1970s South Africa.
Globe and Mail “Honourable Mention” Best First Fiction


“the stories have a compression of description and a simplicity of narrative arc that can indeed be jewel-like in lucidity.”
The Globe & Mail

ISBN 9781894770651; Price: $16.76; 112 pp; paperback



Adrift  Loren Edizel





A sensational new novel

The novel sets out to explore the identity of John, a Montreal immigrant, by following his daily movements, intimate thoughts, and his connections to those coming into contact with him.

ISBN 9781894770736; Price: $16.76; 198 pp; paperback




The Enemy Within Nalini Warriar
Dreaming of college in the tropical paradise of Kerala, India, seventeen-year-old Sita is married off by her parents to an Indian engineer in Quebec City.

“A life story so engrossing and touching, so rich in evocative detail, and so telling in its condemnation of Quebec’s solipsism that she again deserves our commendation.”
Montreal Review of Book

ISBN 9781894770613 ; Price: $15.76; 160 pp; paperback

TSAR Publications is devoted to publishing and promoting “new” Canadian writing. We consider for publication writers of any origin whose work in some way is inspired by the diversity of our world (specifically Canada) and the interaction and sharing of cultures.

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