Darci Bysouth has published a debut collection of short stories, Lost Boys (Thistledown $20). Each of the 18 tales depict a crumbling world and characters who face losing what they most hold dear. They include, The Heartbreaks about a teenage girl whose naive pride in a brother is ruined after a road trip to a rock concert goes awry; Sacrifice in which a violent incident reveals the treachery within a lonely woman?s relationships; and Hold about a grieving widow who thinks she has found a glimpse of hope in the dark waters of a childhood lake.

Raised in the ranchlands of B.C., Darci Bysouth studied literature at UBC and creative writing at the University of Edinburgh.

BOOKS

Lost Boys (Thistledown 2019) $20 978-1-77187-175-4

[BCBW 2020]