Alex Leslie

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Alex Leslie has published two collections of short stories, We All Need to Eat, shortlisted for the 2019 Ethel Wilson fiction prize and the 2020 Kobzar prize, and People Who Disappear, shortlisted for the 2013 Lambda Award for debut fiction. She has also published two collections of poetry, The things I heard about you, nominated for the Robert Kroetsch Award for innovative poetry, and Vancouver for Beginners, which was published in October 2019. Her writing has appeared in many journals, including Granta. She is writing a novel.  

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Cover Photo: Illustration by Kim Salt for Catapult
Eagle Son

The swastika on his sign is hand-drawn, a little uneven. Painted, not permanent marker. He made that thing himself. A Nazi crafter.

Nov 22, 2019