RSS

Montreal

Possum-style or straight up dirty. more

Dispatches

"I follow my penis around town for a while, wandering aimlessly through all the women—why do I ever leave this city?" more

FICTION 3 Comments

A poem "with cautious, slightly energy-sapped enjambments" recreates a bar's atmosphere and patrons. more

POETRY 1 Comments

87knock-knock-unregarded-hours385x300

bob august at flickr.com

Reflections on how a bar in Parc Extension, QC, influenced an eponymous poem about "unprogress, inertia, the failure to learn from mistakes." more

Columns

The chain-link fence along boulevard de l’Acadie— two metres high, with “appropriate hedge”—separates one of the wealthiest neighbourhoods in Montreal from one of the poorest. more

Essays 14 Comments

Hal Niedzviecki com­mem­o­rates his Jewish grand­fa­ther—a heavy drinker, a bad driver and a Polish refugee. more

Essays 7 Comments

On a rainy night in October 1970, I crossed paths with Canada's most elusive poet. more

Essays 12 Comments

Doug Savage lives in Vancouver, works at a software company and posts a new cartoon every day at savagechickens.com more

Comix

ADVICE FOR THE LIT-LORN
WRITING QUESTIONS, QUANDARIES & PICKLES

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?

—Evelyn, Cyberspace

Read the answer from Geist Editors!

---
KEEP IN TOUCH WITH GEIST

---
EMAIL
FIRST NAME
LAST NAME
PROVINCE



nub_300x250.jpg

Geist Gallery