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Geist 109

Three poems from Tanja Bartel: Dream Job, Unkempt, Inept. Read more

Poetry

What do you call three asterisks in a row demarcating a section break? Read more

FOR WRITERS

Michal Kozlowski on From the Heart of It All: Ten Years of Writing from Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. Read more

Reviews

A poem by James Witwicki and 5-year-old Anna from From the Heart of It All: Ten Years of Writing from Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Read more

Poetry

Jill Mandrake on City Poems by Joe Fiorito. Read more

Reviews

My great-grandfather exists now only in memory, unacknowledged even by his tombstone Read more

Dispatches

A maternal insult (also referred to as a “yo mama” joke) is frequently used to insult the target by way of their mother. Read more

FINDINGS

Stephen Osborne on The Hotel Years, a collection of short pieces by Joseph Roth. Read more

Reviews

Excerpt from All Violet by poet Rani Rivera. Printed after her death. Read more

FINDINGS

Michael Hayward on Gathie Falk's memoir Apples, etc. Read more

Reviews

Unravelling the mysteries of Alejo Carpentier Read more

Columns

He said he just wanted towels. There was no reason to be afraid. Read more

Dispatches

A poem about a postal code. Read more

Dispatches

This text appeared on the back cover of It’s Never Over by Morley Callaghan, Laurentian Library edition, 1972. (Originally published in 1930.) Read more

Reviews

"At 8:30 p.m. a coyote was heading east on Charles Street and Commercial Drive." Selected texts of the Coyote Sightings and Attack Log Text Alert Group. Read more

FINDINGS

Joe Bongiorno goes in search of enlightenment and finds the Shī Fu. Read more

Dispatches

It is a Sunday in August. We drive from London, Ontario, to the Pinery Provincial Park in a new green 1964 Mercury Comet. Read more

Dispatches

Geist has discovered that millenials love yogurt and hate doorbells. Thanks, Twitter. Read more

FACT

Pay As You Play by Janet Trull - 14th Annual Geist Literal Literary Postcard Story Contest 1st Prize Winner Read more

Postcard Story Contest

Quit by Lana Pesch - 14th Annual Geist Literal Literary Postcard Story Contest 2nd Prize Winner Read more

Postcard Story Contest

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—Sandra Caprese, Dauphin MB
 

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