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Daniel Francis reviews All Else Is Folly, a "useful antidote" to the patriotic narrative that hails World War I as Canada's "coming of age." more

Reviews

From Biliana Velkova's Silver Centre Series, a found photography project exploring seniors’ leisure activities. more

PHOTOGRAPHY

"I want to buy a house. And build a secret room in it. And not tell the kids about it." more

Essays

The rasp, the spatula and the corkscrew—Eve Corbel's series of obsessive cooks. more

Dispatches

Mary Schendlinger reviews The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down, the riveting tale of “a Hmong child, her American doctors and the collision of two cultures.” more

Reviews

Bobby returns from the war with a box-camera snapshot of boys drowning in greatcoats. more

POETRY

The arctic photography of Bogdan Luca. more

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Aboard a stuck SkyTrain, reading Samuel Pepys's account of the Great Fire of London. more

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he played injun in gods country where boys proved themselves clean / dumb beasts who could cut fire out of the whitest sand more

POETRY

"So you come, stinking to high heaven with all the foulness of your worn-out stories—je me souviens." more

POETRY

We believe in monsters, but do we want to take responsibility for them? more

Columns

Diana Fitzgerald Bryden attends Between the Pages, the pre-Giller hybrid that’s a kind of sacrificial altar/beauty pageant for six Canadian authors. more

Dispatches

"In the public eye, universities have never recovered from the antics of Donald Sutherland as Professor Jennings in the 1978 film Animal House." more

Columns

From Closing Time: Prohibition, Rum-Runners, and Border Wars. more

FACT

"The world thinks of me as a great lover, but the truth is, I’m not." more

FICTION

"She insisted that I write into your will that the funeral must not be held in the rain." "Whose funeral?" I asked. "Yours." more

FICTION

Stephen Osborne on dog walking, the absurdity of online writing guides and the THE building. more

Dispatches

"In this poem my father is not drunk. He does not phone me this December night and beg me to invite him for Christmas." more

POETRY

"I hate feeling sorry for people, because the world isn't perfect and I can't feel sorry for every unfortunate bastard I come across." more

FICTION

Britt Huddart reviews Only Lovers Left Alive by Jim Jarmusch, not your average anguish and fangs vampire movie. more

Reviews

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WRITING QUESTIONS, QUANDARIES & PICKLES

What makes grade 5 teachers so effective at imprinting on students their dogmatic, but incorrect, opinions on grammar and usage?

Karla Froan, Vancouver BC

Read the answer from Geist Editors!

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