Complete Works


The Erotics of Restraint, Biblioasis, 2019

Woman Gored by Bison Lives, Goose Lane Editions, 2014

Savage Love, Goose Lane Editions, 2013

Attack of the Copula Spiders, Biblioasis, 2012.

The Enamoured Knight, Oberon Press, 2004; Dalkey Archive Press, 2005.

Elle, Goose Lane Editions, 2003.

Bad News of the Heart, Dalkey Archive Press, 2003.

16 Categories of Desire, Goose Lane Editions, 2000.

Notes Home From a Prodigal Son, Oberon, 1999.

The Life and Times of Captain N, Knopf, 1993; Goose Lane Editions, 2001.

A Guide to Animal Behaviour, Goose Lane, 1991.

The South Will Rise at Noon, Viking/Penguin, 1988; Goose Lane Editions, 2004

Dog Attempts to Drown Man in Saskatoon, Talonbooks, 1985.

Precious, Seal Books, 1984; Goose Lane Editions, 2005.

The Mad River, Black Moss, 1981.



Elle translated into French as Le pas de l’ourse, Editions du Seuil, Paris, 2006.

Elle translated into Estonian as Temake, Pegasus, Tallinn, 2006.

Elle translated into Dutch as Marguerite, Uitgeverij Luitingh-Sijthoff, Amsterdam, 2006.

Elle translated into Serbian as Ona, Clio, Belgrade, 2005.

16 Categories of Desire translated into French as Seize sortes de désire, Les Editions du Boréal, Montreal & Paris, 2004.

Elle translated into French as Le pas de l’ourse, Les Editions du Boréal, Montreal & Paris (Finalist for the 2004 Governor-General’s Award for Translation), 2003.

The Life and Times of Captain N translated into French as Le rédempteur, Les Editions de l’instant même, Quebec (finalist for the 1996 Governor-General’s Award for Translation), 1995; Editions Les 400 coups, Quebec, 2006.

A Guide to Animal Behaviour translated into French as Le récit de voyage en Nouvelle-France de l’abbé peintre Hugues Pommier, Les Editions de l’instant même, 1994.


Books Edited

“His influence on the story form has been incalculable
and the literature owes him much gratitude.”
— John Metcalf, Introduction, Best Canadian Stories 07

Acquainted with Absence, Selected Poems by Karen Mulhallen, Edited with an Introduction by Douglas Glover: Blaurock Press, 2009

06 Best Canadian Stories, (ed.): Oberon Press, 2006 (Stories by P. K. Page, Alice Munro, Mark Anthony Jarman, Andre Narbonne, Matt Lennox, Dave Margoshes, Bill Gaston, Leon Rooke, David Helwig, & Patrick Lane.)

05 Best Canadian Stories, (ed.): Oberon, 2005 (Stories by Elisabeth Harvor, Krista Bridge, Darryl Whetter, David Whitton, Michael Bryson, Vivette J. Kady, Elise Levine, Kim Aubrey, & David Helwig.)

04 Best Canadian Stories, (ed.): Oberon, 2004 (Stories by Adam Lewis Schroeder, Mark Anthony Jarman, Patrick Lane, Steven Heighton, Sharon English, Ven Begamudre, Murray Pomerance, Stephen Henighan, Kelly Watt, Kenneth J. Harvey, & Christy Ann Conlin.)

03 Best Canadian Stories, (ed.): Oberon, 2003 (Stories by Elyse Friedman, Dave Margoshes, Lisa Moore, Russell Smith, Hugh Graham, Leon Rooke, David Helwig, Mike Barnes, & Elisabeth Harvor.)

02 Best Canadian Stories, (ed.): Oberon, 2002 (Stories by Michael Winter, Don McNeill, Alice Munro, Mark Anthony Jarman, Carol Windley, Bernice Friesen, P. K. Page, Bill Gaston, Caroline Adderson, & Ramona Dearing.)

01 Best Canadian Stories, (ed.): Oberon, 2001 (Stories by Leon Rooke, Alice Munro, Ramona Dearing, George Bowering, Cynthia Flood, Bill Gaston, Kevin Armstrong, & Charlotte Gill.)

00 Best Canadian Stories, (ed.): Oberon, 2000 (Stories by Alice Munro, Timothy Taylor, Craig Takeuchi, Lisa Moore, Patrick Roscoe, Michelle Berry, Cary Fagan, & Stephen Guppy.)

99 Best Canadian Stories, (ed.): Oberon, 1999 (Stories by Matt Cohen, Libby Creelman, Bruce McCall, Jane Eaton Hamilton, Mike Barnes, Francois Bonneville, Madeleine Thien, & Adam Lewis Schroeder.)

98 Best Canadian Stories, (ed.): Oberon, 1998 (Stories by Mark Anthony Jarman, Ramona Dearing, Kathryn Woodward, Dave Margoshes, David Helwig, Leon Rooke, Patrick Roscoe, Gayla Reid, & Yann Martel.)

97 Best Canadian Stories, (ed.): Oberon, 1997 (Stories by John Metcalf, Mark Anthony Jarman, Ramona Dearing, Cynthia Flood, David Henderson, Christian Peterson, & Alice Munro.)

96 Best Canadian Stories, (ed.): Oberon, 1996 (Stories by Cyril Dabydeen, Dave Margoshes, Connie Gault, Carol Windley, Kathryn Woodward, Claudia Casper, Alan Cumyn, Chetan Rajani, & Thomas Wharton.)

Coming Attractions 95, (co-ed. with Diane Schoemperlen): Oberon, 1995 (Stories by Marilyn Gear Pilling, Warren Cariou, & Francois Bonneville.)

Coming Attractions 94, (co-ed. with Maggie Helwig): Oberon, 1994 (Stories by Donald McNeill, Elise Levine, & Lisa Moore.)

Coming Attractions 93, (co-ed. with Maggie Helwig): Oberon, 1993 (Stories by Gayla Reid, Barbara Parkin, & Hannah Grant.)

The Journey Prize Anthology, Selected With Douglas Glover: McClelland & Stewart, 1993 (Stories by Robert Mullen, Genni Gunn, Joan Skogan, Richard Cumyn, Melissa Hardy, Robyn Sarah, Vivian Payne, Jim Reil, Alison Wearing, Dorothy Speak, & Anne Carson.)

Coming Attractions 92, (co-ed. with Maggie Helwig): Oberon, 1992 (Stories by Caroline Adderson, Marilyn Eisenstat, & Marina Endicott.)

Coming Attractions 91, (co-ed. with Maggie Helwig): Oberon, 1991 (Stories by Ellen McKeough, Robert Majzels, & Patricia Seaman.)