Alexander MacLeod

Alexander MacLeod’s first collection of stories, Light Lifting, was a finalist for the 2010 Giller Prize. He lives in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.

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Alexander MacLeod

2020 / Fiction / $130.00
Fine / 48 pp

Edition is out of print

A short story told from the perspective of a father who brought home a rabbit for a family pet, “Lagomorph” explores the significance this critter takes on for the narrator as the family’s dynamic shifts and fractures. Originally published in the literary magazine Granta, “Lagomorph” was one of the winners of the 100th O. Henry Prize in 2019.

Typeset in Linotype Janson. Printed letterpress on Zerkell mouldmade paper, folded, handsewn and trimmed to 5 × 8 .5 inches making 48 pages. Includes an original wood engraving by Wesley Bates. Casebound (cloth over boards) and enfolded in a letterpress-printed jacket. Limited to 80 copies.

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