Geist 110

Lisa Bird-Wilson on indigenous rights and occupation anxiety; Jeff Shucard on King Zog and the Secret Heart of Albania; Alberto Manguel questions his identity at airport security; Christopher Grabowski photographs the Parade of Lost Souls.

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Also in Geist 110:

Conversation with Victor Frankenstein by David Milne

Nathalie Daoust's Korean Dreams

A Toronto Bike Courier Forsees His Death

Tabatha Southey knows what Barbie knew

A Vagabond Valise

Stephen Henighan on goulash socialism

Mythos: A Retelling of the Myths of Ancient Greece by Stephen Fry

#NailedIt! Cake Fails

The Williams Treaty by Gidigaa Migizi (Doug Williams)

Everything Turns Away by Steven Heighton

Surf Slang Map

Table of Contents


Nathalie Daoust, "Korean Dreams"


Steven Heighton, "Everything Turns Away"

David Milne, "Conversation with Victor Frankenstein"

Christopher Grabowski, "Parade of Lost Souls" 


Jeff Shucard, "King Zog and the Secret Heart of Albania"

Susie Taylor, "We Smoke Our Smokes"

Veronique Darwin, "K to 7"

Evelyn Lau, "Burnt"

Andrea King, "Great Historical Curiosity"

Geoff Inverarity, "Grief"


Anna Wong, "China I and II"

Gidigaa Migizi (Doug Williams), "The Williams Treaty"

Leanna McLennan, "Plain English"

Joshua Whitehead, "Culturama"

Pino Coluccio, "A Toronto Bike Courier Forsees His Death"

Tabatha Southey, "What Barbie Knew"

Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, "White Supremacy in the Bush"

Siris, "The Vagabond Valise"

Hana Shafi, "Toronto is Too Expensive"

Russell Thornton, "At Safeway"

Sue Goyette, "Fidelity" 

Shelley Kozlowski, "-Ologies and -Isms"

Claudia Dey, "Lay of the Land"

Mercedes Eng, "Behind the Door"

Lenea Grace, "Eulogy"


"Occupation Anxiety" by Lisa Bird-Wilson, Bird’s Eye View

"Happy Barracks" by Stephen Henighan, Afterlife of Culture

"How I Became a Writer of Colour " by Alberto Manguel, City of Words

ENDNOTES: Featuring reviews of

Packing My Library: An Elegy and Ten Digressions by Alberto Manguel

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Mythos: A Retelling of the Myths of Ancient Greece by Stephen Fry

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