Geist 94

European Indianthusiasts photographed by Jen Osborne; Stephen Smith on the hockey lives of Barthes, Faulkner and Hemingway; Ouija board milestones with Eve Corbel; Deirdre Dore on the baby who holds the answers to life's questions.

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Also in Geist 94:

Stephen Osborne on Hemingway, Harper, profiteroles and other dreams

Dylan Gyles on sensory deprivation chambers

Vitruvian bus driver sketches by Jerome Stueart

Vivek Shraya on the Only Other Gay In Edmonton

Stephen Henighan on cultures of mutual ignorance

The hurricane diaries of Jan Feduck

Priscila Uppal on encounters with runaway Brazilian mothers

The ectoplasmic photography of Dr. T. Glen Hamilton

Thinking about moose with Greg Santos

PLUS dozens of reviews, letters and findings from around the world.

Table of Contents


Deirdre Dore, "The Wise Baby"

Jen Osborne, "Der Indianer"

Stephen Smith, "Rinkside Intellectuals"


Stephen Osborne, "Dream Counsels"

Paul DeLorme, "Escapist"

Jerome Stueart, "Road Trip"

Dylan Gyles, "Floating"

Eve Corbel, "Yes, No, Goodbye"

Jan Feduck, "Hurricane Diary"

Sadiqa de Meijer, "Because There Was and There Wasn't a City"


David Campion, "Shot"

Jacob Wren, "A Kind of Dream Therapy"

Maude Barlow, "Water Market"

Priscila Uppal, "Absent Mother"

Jane Rule, "Obsession"

Greg Santos, "Thinking About Moose"

"Elevator Will Not Fall"

Paul Vermeersch, "Tea Has Been"

Vivek Shraya, "The Best Gay"

Meags Fitzgerald, "Phototeria"

Earle Birney and Al Purdy, "Sackcloth Missionaries"

"Natural Born Leaders"

Ford Pier, "Occam's Depilatory"


"Iberian Duet" by Stephen Henighan, Afterlife of Culture

"Not Finishing" by Alberto Manguel, City of Words

"When Treatment Becomes Torture" by Daniel Francis, National Dreams


AnnMarie MacKinnon, "Ectoplasmic"


Melissa Edwards, "Oddlandia: The Canadian Map of Oddballs and Misfits"

ENDNOTES: Featuring reviews of

The World of Yesterday by Stefan Zweig

Hatebeak, a death metal band from Baltimore

Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed

South of Elfrida by Holley Rubinsky

Promised Lands, a film by Susan Sontag

Seconds by Brian Lee O'Malley

Technocreep by Thomas P. Keenan

Through the Woods by Emily Carroll

Your Fathers, Where Are They? And the Prophets, Do They Live Forever? by Dave Eggers

American Smoke by Iain Sinclair

Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence by Doris Pilkington


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