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Winter 2020-21, Volume 41, No. 4

Our winter issue features the essay “Out of the Shadows” by Marilyn Bowering, as well as a tribute to the late Laurie Block by Bruce Sarbit! As well, new work by Margaret Sweatman, Gillian Sze, Roger Nash, Tawahum Bige & more! Cover Image: “Marilyn Bowering” by Xan Shian Table of Contents Marilyn Bowering—Out of the […]

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Call for Submissions: Roots & Routes

What are you rooted to? Are you en route to finding your roots, connected to your roots, have you survived being uprooted, taken an unexpected route, or uncovered your roots? Are you rooted in a particular idea, cause or tradition? What and whom are you rooting for?...

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In Memoriam: Minnie Gray

Minnie Gray 2010-February 8, 2021 It is with heavy hearts that we said goodbye to our Director of Cuddles earlier in February. Minnie Gray was a wonderful staff member, a great friend and a good, good girl. We're going to miss you, Minnie. Carolyn Gray, Minnie's momma...
Birds of a Kind by Wajdi Mouawad

Birds of a Kind by Wajdi Mouawad

Eitan Zimmerman, the protagonist in Wajdi Mouawad’s play Birds of a Kind, doesn't believe that chance, fate, divine intervention, or “other such nonsense” (6) determine what happens in the universe. Yet when he meets the young woman Wahida, whom he will fall hard for...

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Best Canadian Poetry 2019

Best Canadian Poetry 2019

How do you choose the best in language and say this is the finest? In Best Canadian Poetry 2019 editors, Anita Lahey, Amanda Jernigan and guest editor, Rob Taylor, would have searched through thousands of submissions to discover why a certain poem would be enjoyable...

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“Money for the Bunny” Fundraiser!

Help support your friendly-neighbourhood lit mag by purchasing a $40 “Bunny Bag!” For every bag you purchase before June 30th, 2021, you will be entered to win the original artwork of our spring issue “Waiting for the Thaw,” donated graciously by artist, Peter Graham!...

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Call for Submissions: Roots & Routes

What are you rooted to? Are you en route to finding your roots, connected to your roots, have you survived being uprooted, taken an unexpected route, or uncovered your roots? Are you rooted in a particular idea, cause or tradition? What and whom are you rooting for?...

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Thinking of Subscribing? Spring Promo on NOW!

From now until June 30th, 2021, we're offering new subscribers up to 2 free issues! One year subscribers will get 5 issues for the price of 4, and two year subscribers will get 10 issues for the price of 8! That's up to 54% in savings (for the two year subscription)!...

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