David Chariandy lives and teaches in Vancouver. His first novel, Soucouyant, was published by Arsenal Pulp Press in 2007. His second novel, Brother, will be published by McClelland & Stewart in 2014.
This short story seems wholly about endings. It’s set during the embers of August and at the edge of a continent. It’s in the voice of an old miner who, with his longtime crew, is awaiting his next and possibly . . .