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When deprived of sensory input, humans experience miraculous, spiritual things Read more

Short Stories

A new anthology of reviews, interviews and commentary on Joni Mitchell's music reveals the star-making machinery. Read more

Essays

"I fed an eight-year-old a hot dog that I’d dropped in the sink and then shortchanged him because we were out of five-dollar bills." Read more

FICTION 1 Comments

"You know what I think it's worth?" Goldie said. "Fifteen bucks for the frame." Read more

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"Now you are looking up from the bottom of the lake. You are walking past the townhouses in April under the budding trees, and drowning." Read more

POETRY

VIFF 2015: Rainbow Island

An optimistic film about tradition and change on a small Iranian island Read more

Kris Rothstein's Blog

Stephen Smith investigates the hockey lives of Barthes, Faulkner, Hemingway, which were marked by dismissal, befuddlement and scorn. Read more

Essays

Did the baby understand? Not just ‘go potty’ or ‘bad boy’ but circular concepts of loss and betrayal and identity and love? Read more

FICTION

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

 

How does a young writer know what genre is the best one to work in?

 
—Lucas Foringer, Etobicoke ON
 

Read the answer from Geist Editors!

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