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Geist 90

A young Indigenous woman deals with hippy-artist-pothead boyfriends and car troubles. more

Dispatches

A Vancouver rock band made up of musicians, photographers and at one time, a prominent sci-fi writer. more

Dispatches

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The author, age fifteen, Patagonia

What does it mean to "be" yourself? The face reflected in the mirror is unrecognizable. more

Columns 2 Comments

A review of Julie Otsuka's novel, The Buddha in the Attic, about Japanese picture brides in the 1920s. more

Reviews

A review of Garden Plots: Canadian Women Writers and Their Literary Gardens by Shelley Boyd. more

Reviews

A review of Michel Rabagliati's semi-autobiographical graphic novels, featuring tales of his boyhood in Quebec. more

Reviews

A soldier is shot and a preacher's wife abandons her virtue in narratives that blend fact and fiction. more

Prose

Shared family memories of burnt baked goods. more

Dispatches

The imperialist dream: generations of offspring and a machine gun in every window. more

FINDINGS

A review of David Mason's memoir The Pope’s Bookbinder. more

Reviews

A review of Happy-Go-Lucky: Silver Islet Shenanigans, a creative non-fiction book by Bill MacDonald. more

Reviews

A review of Love & the Mess We’re In by Stephen Marche. more

Reviews

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From Sylvie's flood book

The Calgary floods left behind a stew of knee-deep mud, and waterlogged piles of couches, fridges, books, toys, artworks, chairs, carpet, drywall... more

Dispatches

A compendium of 90-ish facts & stats to salute Geist 90. more

Comix

In the farmer’s market, a quintessentially Canadian setting, much of Canada is not visible. more

Columns 2 Comments

Headlines featuring crack-smoking mayors and election fraudsters. more

Dispatches

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Photo by Kevin Schmidt, courtesy Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver.

A series of poems about untangled seal guts and elusive hares in the Arctic tundra. more

POETRY

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Photo by Kevin Schmidt, courtesy Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver.

A series of poems about untangled seal guts and elusive hares in the Arctic tundra. more

POETRY

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Photo by Kevin Schmidt, courtesy Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver.

A series of poems, entitled "Arctic Graffiti," about untangled seal guts, elusive hares and Inuit sculptors in the Arctic tundra. more

POETRY

A review of the Vanguard of the New Age, Gillian McCann's book about the Theosophical Society, which mixes western spiritualism and eastern mysticism. more

Reviews

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WRITING QUESTIONS, QUANDARIES & PICKLES

Why did my history prof take off marks for writing that a certain general in history was “aggravating”?

Aggro, Prince George BC

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