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Sara Cassidy
Dispatches

The Lowest Tide

Sara Cassidy

Nature’s sanctity is the only portal to the future.

JILL MANDRAKE
A Backward Glance or Two

Review of "Let the World Have You" by Mikko Harvey.

Michael Hayward
ADVENT (AND OTHERS) IN A BOX

Review of "Short Story Advent Calendar" by Hingston & Olsen Publishing.

Michael Hayward
Wanda x 3

Review of "Wanda" written and directed by Barbara Loden, "Suite for Barbara Loden" by Nathalie Léger, translated by Natasha Lehrer and Cécile Menon and "Wanda" by Barbara Lambert.

Patty Osborne
Teenaged Boys, Close Up

Review of "Sleeping Giant" directed by Andrew Cividino and written by Cividino, Blain Watters and Aaron Yeger.

CB Campbell
Joe and Me

Playing against the fastest chess player in the world.

Mazzy Sleep
Heart Medicine

"You have bruises / There was time / You spent trying to / Heal them. / As in, time wasted."

Debby Reis
Dreaming of Androids

Review of "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? " by Philip K. Dick.

Anson Ching
Further Years of Solitude

Review of "Black Sugar" by Miguel Bonnefoy.

fiction

fICTION
CARY FAGAN

Laughing Heir

CARY FAGAN

"He listened to the message three times, then sent a text to Ciara begging off dinner without giving a reason."

CHARLES BROWN
Things That Scatter

Half a breath is all it takes, in or out.

Spencer Lucas Oakes
Bloom of Youth

You can keep going, the moon said, if you want to.

DAVID CLERSON
City Within

The rooms I imagined repeating endlessly, with me at the centre.

K'ARI FISHER
Don't Worry, Leonardo Has a Plan

Being a warrior princess is a lot like being an archetype of human potential.

Susie Taylor
Short Stories
Do You Know Who I Am B’y?

Go to bed. Lock the door. Don’t open it for anyone.

BERNICE WICK
Teleportation Blues

“It's often triggered by group settings. Especially groups laughing.”

LOUIS-KARL PICARD-SIOUI
Hannibalo-God-Mozilla Against the Great Cosmic Void

Kawishhhh! Kaaaawishhhh!

BARBARA BLACK
Ground Zero

Bert scuttled through the intervals in a microscopic world of his own creation.

poetry

Steven Heighton

The Waking Comes Late

Steven Heighton

"Of course, looking back, you would like to reboot and start over, but there is no over." An excerpt from The Waking Comes Late, winner of the 2016 Governor General’s Literary Award for poetry.

EVELYN LAU
Dull Emergency

"...vocabularies / reduced to virus, vaccine, variants— / that dull emergency of the daily count."

JAMES POLLOCK
Flashlight

“a switch, a focus, and a temperament / suited to discovery…”

TERENCE BYRNES
Ash

“The public air transmits / his days wirelessly / to my open window”

HENRY DOYLE
Sunday Morning Sidewalk

“It’s God’s day off, and mine too.”

BILLEH NICKERSON
Langley

“The pizza man ran over our pizzas!” He screamed, but no one believed him.

Gregory Betts
Clean Up

"...skinny dipping in a sea of potato chips / swaying like kelp past cookies..."

JAMES POLLOCK
Umbrella

Pole, stretchers, ribs, and canopy.

JAMES POLLOCK
Sprinkler

“...it tells time / rapidly, then untells it back again”

photography

Photography
CHRISTINE HAGEMOEN

Latency

CHRISTINE HAGEMOEN

Photos of Vancouver Chinatown taken in 1956 by a mystery photographer and developed 50 years later.

TANVI BHATIA
Close Range

The Photography of Ronnie Tessler.

SYLVIA TRAN
To Belong

"Every time we visit my great-grandma's grave, we close our eyes and follow her footsteps across the sea, and back again."

MICHEL HUNEAULT
With a View

Border photography along the 49th parallel.

Michał Kozłowski
Synchronicity

30 years of Fabrice Strippoli’s photographs.

JONAH SAMSON
Yes Yes We're Magicians

A selection of sourced images from Jonah Samson's book, "Yes Yes We're Magicians," the title of which is taken from a passage of Samuel Beckett's absurdist play, "Waiting for Godot."

LOUIE PALU
Arctic Passage

A series of photogLouie Paluraphs consider the history and changing geopolitics of the polar region.

DANIEL KISS
Flights

"We were not even scratched—but the machine burned down completely. I will send some photos home."

DUNCAN CAIRNS-BRENNER
Casual Encounters

Behind every post is a real person wanting to connect with someone else.

comics

Emily Chou
Comics

My Dad's Brother

Emily Chou

(Or What Does Drowning Look Like).

Debra Rooney
Weird Jobs

Who puts those little stickers on the apples in the grocery store?

ALEXANDER FORBES, KRIS BERTIN
Cursed Hermit

Don't mess with Madame Larmer's mojo.

Nicola Winstanley
Wall Spirits

Nicola Winstanley's comic on hearing spirits in the walls at a foster when she was young.

Castles, Countesses, and Cat Women

Kelsea O'Connor on queer lovers, gothic horror and fairy tale themes.

KELSEA O'CONNOR
A Hockey Romance
Eve Corbel
Greeting Cards for Tiny Occasions

Eve Corbel creates a set of greeting cards to celebrate life's best and worst mundane moments.

Alison McCreesh
Tuque, Socks and Nothing Else

Alison McCreesh encounters snow in May, a bemused gas station attendant and a dumpster to cook behind on a trip across Canada.

Eve Corbel
Guide to Literary Footwear

Espadrille, paduka, chopine—Eve Corbel illustrates a guide for readers on some of the fanciest footwear found in literature.