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Watermark

Watermark is a short story collection by Christy Ann Conlin.

Christy Ann Conlin

In these evocative and startling stories, we meet people navigating the elemental forces of love, life and death. An insomniac on Halifax's moonlit streets. A runaway bride. A young woman accused of a brutal murder. A man who must live in exile if he is to live at all. A woman coming to terms with her eccentric childhood in a cult on the Bay of Fundy shore.

A master of North Atlantic gothic, Christy Ann Conlin expertly navigates our conflicting self-perceptions, especially in moments of crisis. She illuminates the personality of land and ocean, charts the pull of the past on the present and reveals the wildness inside each of us. These stories offer a gallery of both gritty and lyrical portraits, each unmasking the myth and mystery of the everyday. (From House of Anansi Press)

Christy Ann Conlin lives in Nova Scotia and is the author of two acclaimed novels, Heave and The Memento

Interviews with Christy Ann Conlin

Christy Ann Conlin talks to Shelagh Rogers on location in Nova Scotia about her book of short stories, Watermark. 18:36
Celebrated Maritime author Christy Ann Conlin has woven together a tale filled wth old world characters, dealing with murky memories and strange gifts in a seaside community. 11:03

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