First Person Singular Vol. 2

85 Very Short Stories of Wit & Wisdom


Ross Ulysses Munroe


When I was 18, I went to my friend Jocko’s Century cottage on an island in the Kawartha Lakes for a weekend getaway with buddies.

The majesty of Nature abounded, and I had an epiphany sitting on the dock with the lake all around. The wind had riffled the water with a thousand dancing maidens, glistening in the waning sun.

Looking closer, a scene began to develop in every wavelet, each individually telling its own story and together, forming a grand tapestry of a unified whole. Such is the manner in which my life has played out since. And this experience has set the tone for the pages that follow, both the sublime and the mundane.
- Ross Ulysses Munroe

Title: First Person Singular Vol. 2
Ross Ulysses Munroe
Softcover ISBN
978-1-988058-64-1 / $14.95 US
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-988058-65-8 / $34.95 US
($19.95 CDN softcover / $39.95 CDN hardcover)
Short Stories Specs: 144 pages, 5x8”

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Great short stories! Ross is one of the best around!’
-Mitch Gold

‘I love the stories, Ross, and they’re beautifully written!’
-Fern Levitt

‘Delightful, masterful storytelling!’
-Karim Mirshahi

‘Beautiful work!’
-Maria Ricossa

‘Very visual writing...’
-Tom Fiore

‘I love this... Thanks for the journey, Ross!’
-Kenneth John McGregor

Ross Ulysses Munroe is an award-winning creative talent, having served as Executive Editor and writer of a number of periodicals with his wife Virginia, a children's book, various screenplays and short stories and more. He also produces and directs story-driven jazz videos and has  received special recognition at the acclaimed NXNE Film Festival.

Ross is known for his humour and incisive perspective on the human condition. Ross' latest work is showcased in Volume 2 of his series, First Person Singular — a collection of short stories, essays and insights certain to provoke and entertain. From the sordid to the sublime, Ross' writing is primarily drawn from his personal experience, in a delightful and unconventional mix of irony and pathos.