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Geist 111

The way Terese Marie Mailhot looks at her mother is not how others want to see her. Read more

Prose

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Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1988-250-37

"a brief place / nondescript / but the prideful home of my great-great uncle and aunt" Read more

Poetry 1 Comments

Michael Hayward on a selection of work from the writing collective known as "the Beats" Read more

Reviews

"she’s the one whose mom is mean about the ice-cream truck / and she’s the one whose mom won’t vaccinate" Read more

Poetry

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Evren Aydin

A selection of subheadings from No Place More Suitable: Four Centuries of Montreal Stories. Read more

Lists

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Notes from the Governor General’s Literary Awards. Read more

Dispatches

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"Desire, he said, wants what is not in reach. So reach for me and dance me out of death." Read more

POETRY

"as if I could feel pretty or if being a woman / was being beautiful, like pretty is something / I have access to in this body." Read more

Poetry

At the Rebarbative Moose, one drinks Amber Mole and discusses the superiority of Coulson's Hill. Read more

Prose

Han Fusen navigates multiculturalism and kookoo sabzi from inside a Persian grocery store. Read more

Dispatches 1 Comments

Michael Hayward on a collection of conversations with Brion Gysin—writer and counterculture legend. Read more

Reviews

Jill Mandrake on the surprising effect of peanut brittle. Read more

Dispatches

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At fourteen, swimming for hours before school and boarding a Russian cargo ship. Read more

Prose

Patty Osborne on the mixed review of Crazy Rich Asians. Read more

Reviews

Mary Schendlinger on Natalia Ginzburg's narrative of her family during the rise of Hitler and Mussolini. Read more

Reviews

It seems an invasion of privacy to interview a man about his afterlife. Read more

Prose

Reading is a subversive activity and does not believe in the convention of borders. Read more

Columns

Eve Joseph shifts ordinary moments into imaginative stories. Read more

Prose

Ola Szczecinska returns to Warsaw to visit her grandmother, and to keep from losing her memories. Read more

Essays

The final volume of Karl Ove Knausgaard’s My Struggle allows us to compare Karl Ove’s literary edifice with others of similar ilk—and bulk. Read more

Reviews

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