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General · 29th August 2012
Michelle Buchanan
Rolling Up, stories by Michelle Buchanan

Set mainly on the west coast of B.C., though reaching as far as London and Iraq, these eight stories navigate the internal and external landscape of a diverse group of characters. Sometimes rough and tumble, often bohemian, these voices struggle to make sense of a world without boundaries where the sacred is defiled, where trust is often betrayed, and where definitions of self crumble.

In Rolling Up, the story from which the title of the book is drawn, a young woman searches for love and meaning in the increasingly devastated land of her youth. In Tickling the Sear a peace activist turns soldier while a soldier turns torturer in SMILE. And a member of an independent film crew toys with desire in Making Mov(i)es. Read these stories and more on