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Daniel Francis discusses Canada's failing mental health care system and its long history of mistreatment. more

Columns 2 Comments

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Overflow, Michael Levin

A sleepwalking old man brings a community together in the waves of the sea. more

Short Stories

Eleven distinct openings for eleven incomplete short stories. From Five Dials 25. more

Prose

A writer talks about personal health issues and their connection to his family history. more

Dispatches

Thad McIlroy undergoes a hernia operation—and with Neil Diamond and the right kind of drugs, it might only take ten minutes. more

Dispatches 2 Comments

Kelsea O'Connor reviews Tree of Codes by Jonathan Safran Foer (Visual Editions). more

Reviews 3 Comments

Thad McIlroy spends the night in hospital to get a hernia - possibly on his left side, possibly on his right - repaired. more

Dispatches

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Photo courtesy of Connie Kuhns.

Remembering her father's last days in a hospital in Wyoming, Connie Kuhns struggles with questions of mortality, memory and how to fulfill her father's dying wish. more

Essays 3 Comments

Four poems by Vancouver Poet Laureate Evelyn Lau on aging, aching and orthotics. more

POETRY 3 Comments

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Photo by Brian Howell

Randy Fred thought that life after residential school would be drinking, watching TV and dying. Instead, he became the "greatest blind Indian publisher in the world." more

Essays 3 Comments

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Photo by William Notman

Daniel Francis investigates the practice of visiting asylums and penitentiaries as entertainment in nineteenth-century Canada. more

Columns 1 Comments

First prize winner of the 7th Annual Geist Literal Literary Postcard Story Contest. more

Postcard Story Contest 13 Comments

On sick watch, Sarah Leavitt observes her mother shoot out of bed, sing folk songs and talk in short bursts. more

Comix

Does the individual have difficulty finding words, finishing sentences or naming people or things? more

Dispatches 5 Comments

The Health Hotline can only do so much for the exotic animals swimming in a hole on your forehead. more

Dispatches

We rank suffering and turn our disturbances into photographs — disturbances trapped behind glass. more

Poetry

Third prize winner of the 6th Annual Geist Literal Literary Postcard Contest. more

Postcard Story Contest 21 Comments

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

DTES Writing Contest

Was it fever or was it the heat that made Antonia perspire so heavily? more

Short Stories

Again we found ourselves at the shoreline,among shards of shell and plastic,scrim of seaweed trapping my feet like a net. more

FICTION 3 Comments

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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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