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Veronique Darwin revisits her childhood journal, from hearing ghosts in kindergarten to staring at hotties in grade seven. Read more

Dispatches

VIFF 2017: Maineland

Chinese teens get their look at America from a rural Maine boarding school in this impressionistic documentary. Read more

Kris Rothstein's Blog

VIFF 2016: All This Panic

Seven teens in Brooklyn bare all to the camera. Read more

Kris Rothstein's Blog

To a fifteen-year-old boy, even women in comic books were a turn-on. Read more

Prose

The Senior Editor of Geist learns to "Wear Knee Socks with Everything" from an exceptional blog turned print book by Tavi Gevinson. Read more

Reviews

A warm spring night, a country club dance,a date with an attractive young man—and braces on my two front teeth. Read more

Dispatches

A nervous kid from Canada becomes the king of the basketball courts in Venice Beach. Read more

Dispatches

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The Red Kite, a painting by Soizick Meister

Honourable mention in the 2009 Fortune Cookie Contest. Read more

Fortune Cookie Contest 3 Comments

Patty Osborne reviews One Bloody Thing After Another by Joey Comeau (ECW Press). Read more

Reviews

Kris Rothstein reviews The Virgin Spy by Krista Bridges (Douglas & McIntyre). Read more

Reviews

Alana Mairs reviews Tigers Eyes by Judy Blume (Bradbury Press). Read more

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Derek Matthews has to be the ugliest boy in the class but I like him. I’ve liked every boy except Barry Pumphrey now. Barry Pumphrey likes me. Read more

Essays

There’s something comfortingly predictable about a young adult fantasy. Read more

Reviews

In Night of the Prom (Thirteenth Tiger Press), four authors offer original takes on the prom tradition in poetry and prose. Read more

Reviews

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