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Geist 112

Kristen Lawson on the hero's journey through "queer/feminist/Asian/West Coast/Rocky Mountain sensibilities." Read more

Reviews

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Photo by Andrew Neel

"My Follower is still after me. I can feel it back there but can’t see it." Read more

Prose

“Want to marry me? My wife she burned me. She just burned me, you know. Now I’m going to court to burn her back.” Read more

Dispatches

No one gives up words except to get out of hell. Read more

Short Stories

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Remembering lost recipes, repelling Nazi scourge, catching bullfrogs at the edge of Pine Lake, drove the narrowing roads north. Read more

Poetry

Michael Hayward on the perfect setup for a classic “film noir.” Read more

Reviews

To build a city on land flooded by the tides isn’t just a mistake—it’s utopic. Read more

Columns

"Uh-oh. / Get us out." Read more

ETC

Jesmine Cham on the unknown story of two women who race around the world in eighty days. Read more

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Respected journalist, Geist contributor and maker of olive sandwiches. Read more

Dispatches

Kelsea O'Connor on the self-published webcomic by Ngozi Ukazu. Read more

Reviews

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Photo by Nicolas Ladino Silva

She is a pensioner, the traveler, the first Québécoise I ever kissed and the one we’ve been searching for for years. Read more

Prose

In Yellowknife, my grandfather cries watching a movie about a mushroom who helped a boy. Read more

Prose

"In her dream, my wife said I abandoned her in the middle of a strange city forcing her out of our car." Read more

POETRY

Michael Hayward on I Will Never See the World Again by Ahmet Altan Read more

Reviews

Anson Ching on Mo Yan's ability to tell stories as if they were written memories. Read more

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Patty Osborne on Shtisel—an Israeli TV series about an ultra-religious Jewish family in Jerusalem. Read more

Reviews

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Photo By Bruce Warrington

A list of chapter headings from "How a Poem Moves: A Field Guide for Readers of Poetry" by Adam Sol. Read more

Lists

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Salmon runs, voodoo juice and chewing the fat in Mission. Read more

Dispatches

"garbage foraging under streetlights, nights / far from forests, dens with pups and fish" Read more

Poetry

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A month of writing, with support, perks, prizes, meetups—is NaNoWriMo for real?

 
—Trina H, Prince George BC
 

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