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For more than fifty years Hinterland Who’s Who kept Canadians supplied with little-known facts of interest. Complete with a reading by C.R. Gilpin. more

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"Of course, looking back, you would like to reboot and start over, but there is no over." An excerpt from The Waking Comes Late, winner of the 2016 Governor General’s Literary Award for poetry. more

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"I’d take the calm before the storm if it meant having any calm whatsofuckingever." more

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An animated short featuring "Drunken Laundry Day with Charles Bukowski" by Henry Doyle, winner of the Downtown Eastside Writers' Jamboree Writing Contest. more

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Dear still unpublished writer: Thank you for your submission to generic unprofitable lower-case canadian poetry magazine. more

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"If I conceive God's child my father will get $500,000 / My father instructs me to pray for this fortune / he could open a second restaurant / a walk-in fridge" more

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Existential philosophy, gap year blues, retro-modern décor ennui and other problems faced by the upper class. more

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"And then you think of her with her eyes brimming, the both of you standing dumb in the foyer of the friendship centre, holding eyes, not hands." more

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"This spring made winter an insulting opening offer, now the passing lane is getting harder to negotiate, thawing out and icing up again." more

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"Life in Canada is just bear attack after bear attack. It always happens, as incalculable as the number of times Irving Layton used the word 'loins.'" more

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