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JFL NorthWest 2018: Maria Bamford

Comedy genius enraptures loving fans. Yes, I'm biased. Read more

Kris Rothstein's Blog

JFL NorthWest 2018: Prepare for Laughs

It is year three for one of Vancouver's newest festivals which offers stand up, sketch and improv comedy from big names and young locals and also includes a program of madcap oddball events like. Read more

Kris Rothstein's Blog

Back Fence PDX

Kris Rothstein

Back Fence PDX

Storytelling meets improv comedy. Read more

Kris Rothstein's Blog

Jenny didn’t have to run away to join the circus—it came to her. But not with midgets, bearded ladies or elephant men in tow. No sir, the circus had gone out and bought itself some style. Read more

Short Stories

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Jeremy Bruneel

"And if you haven’t yet learned which colour you are, it shouldn’t matter, one tends to think." Read more

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Another classic story from Geist's 20th Anniversary Collector's Issue. Read more

Short Stories

Michel Lambeth's photo of Milton Acorn brings back memories of dancing, love poetry and a revolution. Read more

Dispatches 1 Comments

When I was living in New York in the 1960s, almost everyone I knew was walking or running to the office of some psychiatrist. Read more

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The Halifax mafia never had to sell cornpuffs to meet Morris' quota. Read more

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a painting by Soizick Meister

Honourable mention in the 2009 Fortune Cookie Contest. Read more

Fortune Cookie Contest

In the home for unwed mothers, as she waits for me to be born, one word in Cree is spoken over and again in her head—macitwawiskwesis, bad girl. Read more

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At the homeless shelter at the First United Church, Tavis W. Dodds learns the closer to the altar, the better the sleep. Winner of the 2009 Downtown Eastside Writers' Jamboree Writing Contest. Read more

DTES Writing Contest

Men left women and women left men and it was all perfectly legal—even natural. Read more

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Winner of the 2009 Downtown Eastside Writers' Jamboree Writing Contest. Read more

DTES Writing Contest

Sometimes my dad played cribbage in the evenings with Mr. Coward. They just sat there like two old men and drank rye whisky from juice glasses. Read more

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Third prize winner of the 2009 Fortune Cookie Contest. Read more

Fortune Cookie Contest

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Flying Fish, a painting by Soizick Meister

Honourable mention in the 2009 Fortune Cookie Contest. Read more

Fortune Cookie Contest

Second prize winner of the 2009 Fortune Cookie Contest. Read more

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

 
Is anyone but me sick to death of "impossibly," the
new (sort of) favourite adverb in contemporary
fiction?
  
Joe Tilkallen, Honolulu HI  

Read the answer from Geist Editors!

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