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Geist 112

First Image of a Black Hole

EHT Collaboration

"Interstellar magnet, collapsed object, feature-less by design". Read more

Poetry

Ronaldo Kuhler spent sixty years creating a secret country wedged between Canada and the US. Read more

, ETC

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Photo by Tilla (Wikimedia)

Not having a brain, yet doing the correct thing anyway is the ultimate expression of reason. Read more

Prose

"8.21 Fur Bearers Defender"—the difficulty is to say no more than we know. Read more

Dispatches

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Photo by Prateek Katyal

A selection of temporarily banned hashtags (the non-lewd kind). Read more

Lists

There is no way to step back from the orgy of kisses without offending. Read more

Columns

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Photo by chuttersnap

"Tree branches. Newspapers. Memories. She’s all going up in flames tonight." Read more

Prose

The Howard and Carole Tanenbaum Photography Collection. Read more

PHOTOGRAPHY

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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

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

Reviews

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

Short Stories

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

Reviews

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Photo By Krista Mangulsone

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

Poetry

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

Reviews

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

ETC

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

Columns

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

Reviews

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

Dispatches

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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

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

 

Why do you always write “such as” instead of the easier, quicker and more down-to-earth “like,” in a phrase with one or more examples?

 
—Theresa G., Greater Vancouver
 

Read the answer from Geist Editors!

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