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Spring 2021, Volume 42, No. 1

Rhinos and Turtles and Birds, oh my! "For the Love of Animals" is a hefty, 256 page volume featuring a section of fresh and exciting writing on the topic of animals! Check out new work by over FORTY authors including Sylvia Legris, Conor Kerr, Shannon Quinn, Doug Melnyk & more!  

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Catherine Hunter Takes Gold in Fiction for “Calling You” at 2021 National Magazine Awards!

Congratulations to Catherine Hunter on her gold win for her fiction piece "Calling You" at the 2021 National Magazine Awards! "Calling You" can be found in our Spring 2020 issue. Want to purchase a copy? Click here!
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Emerging Writer Workshops!

Emerging writers! Join Sally Ito for a FREE evening poetry workshop via ZOOM on Wednesday, June 23rd! Registration details can be found on our Workshops page.

Introducing: The Composing Winnipeg Interview Series!

We've partnered with the Composing Winnipeg class at the University of Winnipeg to bring you a series of interviews with Winnipeg writers! We will be posting these videos to our YouTube channel periodically, so make sure to check the channel for some good, good...

“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!...
The Lightning of Possible Storms by Jonathan Ball

The Lightning of Possible Storms by Jonathan Ball

Jonathan Ball has built an impressive writing career that includes both poetry and fiction. That wild electricity of poetry explodes in his first full-length fiction collection, The Lightning of Possible Storms. The Lightning of Possible Storms is categorized as a...

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The Perfect Archive by Paul Lisson

The Perfect Archive by Paul Lisson

In The Perfect Archive, Hamilton poet, archivist and librarian Paul Lisson stretches the boundaries of poetry and prose to perform an exacting/extracting critique of the archive. Reminiscent of Kafka, radical and irreverent, the archive at the centre of this dark tale...

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Emerging Writer Workshops!

Emerging writers! Join Sally Ito for a FREE evening poetry workshop via ZOOM on Wednesday, June 23rd! Registration details can be found on our Workshops page.

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Introducing: The Composing Winnipeg Interview Series!

We've partnered with the Composing Winnipeg class at the University of Winnipeg to bring you a series of interviews with Winnipeg writers! We will be posting these videos to our YouTube channel periodically, so make sure to check the channel for some good, good...

read more