2014 Journey Prize Finalist

Journey Prize 26





Emily 
Bossé
“Last Animal Standing on Gentleman’s Farm”
Published in The Fiddlehead 


Emily Bosse

About the Story

“Last Animal Standing on Gentleman’s Farm” by Emily Bossé is an interwoven story of time and place that is ambitiously executed. A young man—lost and craving reinvention—inherits an uncle’s farm. So begins his illumination into his past. It is a story that shocks the reader, makes us laugh, and even bewilders. It’s exciting stuff! Like the chickens, pigs, goats, and dog that freeze solid in the story, the characters themselves become frozen into moral archetypes. Brutally stark, nuanced, and compelling, this short story stood out for its funny and passionate exploration of the human spirit.
 

About the Author 

Emily Bossé completed her Master of Arts in English and Creative Writing at the University of New Brunswick in 2014. “Last Animal Standing on Gentleman’s Farm” is her first piece of published fiction. Her first full-length play, Cocaine Plane! was produced by The Next Folding Theater Company in March 2015. She is currently working on several plays and a collection of short stories entitled Here Comes Happiness

 

 

 


  
 
 

Woodcock Fund
Applications

Ongoing




Recommended Reading List


We asked some of Canada's finest writers about their summer reading in 2017.

Read their Recommendations.

 

E Newsletter Sign Up



Sign-up for our eNewsletter. Get info about Authors and our latest Events.

Sign up now!
 

Site design & development supported by

ecentricarts inc