Fail Tales

Michal Kozlowski attends the book launch and opening night for Gender Failure, a music and storytelling show by Rae Spoon and Ivan Coyote. more »

Jul 23, 2014 Reviews

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

Not Quite Home

Dylan Gyles reviews They Never Told Me and Other Stories by Austin Clarke. more »

Jul 9, 2014 Reviews


Shall I compare thee to a summer chaos? more »

Jun 4, 2014 Poetry

Finding Paradise

Mandelbrot reviews Maps of Paradise by Alessandro Scafi, a history of humanity's attempts to locate utopia. more »

Jun 25, 2014 Reviews

Girls in Gangs

Roni Simunovic reviews Ashley Little's BC Book Prize-winning novel, Anatomy of a Girl Gang, which follows the story of five teenage girls growing up in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. more »

Jun 4, 2014 Reviews

Bosun Chair

Jennifer Delisle recounts the tale of Jean Chaulk: servant, mother, grandmother, shipwreck saviour. more »

May 28, 2014 FACT (1 Comments)

Fresh Hell

Stephen Osborne reviews Mary Jo Bang's translation of Dante's Inferno. more »

May 28, 2014 Reviews

Announcing the Short List for the 10th Annual Geist Literal Literary Postcard Story Contest!

Geist is pleased to announce the short list for the Postcard Story Contest. more »

May 21, 2014 Postcard Story Contest

A Noise in the World

Despite the distracting jewellery, the cleavage and the exercised bodies, we look in the mirror and say, What happened? By M.A.C. Farrant. more »

May 7, 2014 Short Stories

Physical Attraction

Individual photographs of couples are superimposed to merge two partners into one person. more »

Apr 29, 2014 Photography

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


Shots of abandoned Olympic sites–decaying sports arenas and decrepit swimming pools. more »

Apr 15, 2014 Photography

Getting It Wrong

It's human nature to jump to the wrong conclusion–and stick with it. more »

Apr 9, 2014 Essays

Lives on Film

From the essay "Lonely Man", Foncie took three photos of a man named Osvaldo during the 1950s. more »

Mar 26, 2014 FINDINGS

Review: Lars von Trier's "Nymphomaniac"

Lars von Trier’s latest film, Nymphomaniac, confirms his dual role as one of contemporary cinema’s leading auteur/provocateurs. more »

Mar 22, 2014 Michael Hayward's Blog

Home for Good

From "Come Cold River," a collection of poetry revealing critical insights about her family and Canada. more »

Mar 19, 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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