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Michal Kozlowski


Michał Kozłowski is the associate editor of Geist. He was born in Krakow, Poland, and has lived in Ottawa, Winnipeg and now Vancouver. 

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

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The restaurant had white concrete walls and chrome lights dangling from the ceiling that gave the place an operating theatre vibe. Read more

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From Jean Talon to Lenin’s Tomb Read more

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Michal Kozlowski reports on the state of publishing: s'mores, Titantic metaphors, Celtic jigs, steak canapés and mechanical bull riding. Read more

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"The tour guide said: every hour you spend down in the mine adds three minutes to your life." Michal Kozlowski reports from 300 feet below ground. Read more

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The Prime Minister, receiving ectoplasm from Texas

Bill Jeffries conjures a counter-spell to reverse the effects of Bill C-38 by altering "spirit photographs" of Stephen Harper. Read more

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The zine scene—comics, wrestling, skateboarding and music. Read more

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Michal Kozlowski reviews Stardust, Bruce Serafin's essay collection: "punchy narrative, little exposition, unburdened by political correctness." Read more

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The arctic photography of Bogdan Luca. Read more

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Shots of abandoned Olympic sites–decaying sports arenas and decrepit swimming pools. Read more

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Arnaud Maggs specialized in portrait-style photography, which captured the subject in numerous profile and frontal views. Read more

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The Hunting Lodge is one of a series of annual photography events. Read more

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L.B. Foote fled Newfoundland to avoid life as a cod fisherman and became Winnipeg's best-known photographer, chronicling Boomtown's growth, energy and struggles. Read more

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Poet Billeh Nickerson found a photo by Victor Post, official photographer for the government of Alberta, for 50 cents in a thrift store. Read more

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Photo by Brian Howell

Randy Fred thought that life after residential school would be drinking, watching TV and dying. Instead, he became the "greatest blind Indian publisher in the world." Read more

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Michal Kozlowski reviews Sidewalk, an ethnographic study of the lives of magazine and book vendors on Sixth Avenue in New York, written by Mitchell Duneier. Read more

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In Stickboy, Shane Koyczan asks: what happens when the bullied begins to bully back? Reviewed by Michal Kozlowski. Read more

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Michal Kozlowski reviews Andy Brown's debut novel The Mole Chronicles, which charts a sibling relationship involving moles, comic books, swimming pools, kidnapping, culture jamming and more. Read more

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Michal Kozlowski reviews Joseph Howe and the Battle for Freedom of Speech by John Ralston Saul. Read more

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"Nathan Sellyn’s debut fiction collection, Indigenous Beasts, may alienate readers who are not interested in tales of men and boys learning to deal with their egos and the world around them." Review by Michal Kozlowski. Read more

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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
 

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