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Geist 110

Beau Dick was an Indigenous artist best known for his carved cedar masks. Read more

Reviews

Michael Hayward on Packing My Library: An Elegy and Ten Digressions by Alberto Manguel Read more

Reviews

Leanne Betasamosake Simpson on the enduring impact of stereotypes in colonial Canadian literature Read more

Prose

A woman clips her fingernails, the man beside her wipes mustard from his lip—observations from a year on the bus in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. Read more

Prose

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

Short Stories

A list of episode titles from season five of Da Vinci’s Inquest. Read more

Lists

Grief’s a bastard. Read more

POETRY

Excerpt from Heartbreaker by Claudia Dey. Read more

Prose

Kristen Lawson on Nailed It!, a Netflix Original Read more

Reviews

Stephen Osborne on Tekahionwake: E. Pauline Johnson's Writings on Native North America Read more

Reviews

When Mercedes Eng was little her mother would surprise her by opening the door to reveal her father, home from jail. Read more

Prose

Albania was only European country to have a larger Jewish population after Wold War II than before it. Read more

Dispatches

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An amusing anecdote on pens and the North. Read more

FACT

Kelsea O'Connor on Our Animal Hearts by Dania Tomlinson Read more

Reviews

A moment of transcendence occurs in the checkout queue at Safeway. Read more

Poetry

In Hungary, goulash socialism becomes difficult to swallow Read more

Columns

Deliberately obscured photographs mimic the way information is transferred in North Korea. Read more

PHOTOGRAPHY

Tabatha Southey remembers the hardships her Barbies faced as she and her friends made them play Little House on the Prairie. Read more

Prose

Patty Osborne on Slow Twisting by Anonymous Read more

Reviews

Excerpt from Welcome to the Anthropocene by Alice Major. Read more

Prose

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