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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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The writing contest is open to all residents of the Downtown Eastside in Vancouver. more

DTES Writing Contest

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Announcing the winners of the 2012 Downtown Eastside Writers' Jamboree Writing Contest more

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Read a story by Lorren Stewart, one of the winning entries in the 2011 Downtown Eastside Writers' Jamboree Writing Contest, about struggle and redemption on the Downtown East Side. more

DTES Writing Contest

Read a poem by Henry Doyle, one of the winning entries in the 2011 Downtown Eastside Writers' Jamboree Writing Contest, featuring skinny hardened rat-faced drug addicts. more

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Read a poem by Daggar Earnshaw, one of the winning entries in the 2011 Downtown Eastside Writers' Jamboree Writing Contest, about something to sip on and something to push. more

DTES Writing Contest

One instinctive action saves a life in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. more

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Winner of the 2009 Downtown Eastside Writers' Jamboree Writing Contest. more

DTES Writing Contest

At the homeless shelter at the First United Church, Tavis W. Dodds learns the closer to the altar, the better the sleep. Winner of the 2009 Downtown Eastside Writers' Jamboree Writing Contest. more

DTES Writing Contest

Winner of the 2009 Downtown Eastside Writers' Jamboree Writing Contest. more

DTES Writing Contest

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What’s the difference between weather and weather conditions? CBC Radio hosts use both, in equally solemn voices, but “weather conditions” sounds somehow more threatening than “weather.” Is it?

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