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Stories

Conceived with the wide sweep of the prairies in mind, this literary field guide is especially dedicated to the urban grasslands of Saskatoon, notably the Northeast and Small Swales. Enjoy exploring these inspiring landscapes in the company of some of the province’s most accomplished writers.

Urban Coyote

Urban Coyote

…despite the animal’s casual ignoring of us, we were the ones on full alert.

Wild Mint

Wild Mint

everywhere you look, careening from green to green, the world exhales mint

Country Singers

Country Singers

… her rest never adjusted to, the absence of wild singing…

Raw Beauty

Raw Beauty

For years on blistered feet the hikers have followed their hearts…

Garter Snake

Garter Snake

A garter snake knits up the ravelled sleeve of the world.

This Grass

This Grass

Blue grama grass, Bouteloua gracilis: a grandmother holds her ground.