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  • 2014: Smoke River, McClelland & Stewart​
    “…even if the story were not a gripping exploration of town/reserve relations, Smoke River would be a glorious read just for Foss’s imagery, which conjures up a hot, humid Ontario summer that seems to shimmer off the page…”The Toronto Star

short fiction 

  • 2016 “Arugat” in UP magazine
  • 2014: “Ellesmere,” in Hamilton Arts & Letters magazine
  • 2011: “A Taste of Oranges,” long-listed for CBC Canada Writes
  • 2010: “Lift”  in Event magazine
  • 2009: “The Longitude of Okay," Journey Prize Anthology, Journey Prize finalist 
  • 2009: “The Longitude of Okay,”  Grain magazine
  • 2008: “The Hammock,”Room magazine
  • 2007: “Swimming in Zanzibar,” Journey Prize Anthology, Journey Prize finalist
  • 2006:“Swimming in Zanzibar,”Antigonish Review

​“The best books destroy you, overwhelm you with deep feelings — despair, anger, love, defiance, frustration, yearning, bitterness, pain. In her debut novel, former journalist and two-time Journey Prize finalist Krista Foss elicits precisely this reaction … ” 

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