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A Novel for All Times

Alberto Manguel's column from Geist 93 about how the most important Turkish novelist of modern times took over fifty years to reach English-speaking audiences. more »

Sep 17, 2014 Columns

The Ashtray

"I just had to pick up the phone and say, 'Bree, get the Ashtray' and she’d fetch the Buick from guest parking and pull up to the front door" more »

Sep 10, 2014 FICTION

Offend

The writer who is loved by all, by definition, neglects literature’s prime responsibility: to offend. more »

Sep 3, 2014 Columns 1 Comments

First Pluck

A young boy gets his first pair of tweezers after overhearing locker room conversations about body hair in this excerpt from God Loves Hair by Vivek Shraya. more »

Aug 27, 2014 FINDINGS

Nettie, Rose, Daphne and Ginger

First prize winner of the 10th Annual Geist Literal Literary Postcard Story Contest. more »

Aug 27, 2014 Postcard Story Contest 1 Comments

Enduring Freedom

Selections from ةيلمع Operación Operation Opération 作业 Oперация (“operation” in each official United Nations language), a poem by Moez Surani consisting of the names of military operations carried out by UN member states. more »

Aug 20, 2014 Lists

Do You Have a Lighter?

Second prize winner of the 10th Annual Geist Literal Literary Postcard Story Contest. more »

Aug 20, 2014 Postcard Story Contest 1 Comments

Sand

Third Prize winner of the 10th Annual Geist Literal Literary Postcard Story Contest. more »

Aug 13, 2014 Postcard Story Contest

Canada, More or Less

Zachariah Wells defines Canada as a land of "vegans and seal-clubbers, loggers and tree-huggers" in this sardonic poem. more »

Aug 6, 2014 Poetry

The Last Interview of Crad Kilodney

The last interview of Crad Kilodney, as written by Crad Kilodney. more »

Jul 30, 2014 FINDINGS

Downtown Vancouver, Elisapee Ishulutaq

A Bridge in Pangnirtung

Stephen Osborne attends a gallery opening for Elisapee Ishulutaq, an 89-year-old Inuit artist who has been making prints in Pangnirtung, Nunavut for 40 years. more »

Jul 2, 2014 Dispatches

Elegy for Photographs Not Taken

Raspberry afternoons flat as the tides at White Rock, a saltwater bath, a kiss beneath the pylons, the barnacles, the greasy fish and chips. more »

Apr 22, 2014 Poetry

Science Fiction

Brad Cran recalls the three times in his life he was sure he had super powers. more »

Mar 12, 2014 Dispatches 2 Comments

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