Arleen Paré

Arleen Paré grew up in Montreal and now lives in Victoria. In Vancouver she raised two sons and worked for twenty years in the social services bureaucracy. "Paper Trail" is a excerpt from a book-length manuscript based on that experience. Her work has been published in the anthologies Emerge and The Shadbolts.

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


A paranoid office-worker relieves the alienation she feels in her job by writing experimental lyric prose. more »


Between the Door Posts, by Isa Milman (Ekstasis Editions), begins with this quote from Kafka: “How can one take delight in the world unless one flees to it for refuge?” more »


In Astrid van der Pol’s poetry collection, Invisible Lines (BuschekBooks), the past is the most hopeful, whereas each new future enters some form of sadness. more »


Submission Guidelines      Newsstands      The Geist Atlas of Canada      About Geist      Volunteer      Advertise     

Built with Metro Publisher™