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Fall 2020, Volume 41, No.3

We’re all looking for a little more breathing space and something to hold on to during these troubled times. Living in a House on Fire asks how we live amidst the nameless despair that is constantly smouldering in the background of our lives. At times our despair rages like a forest fire as we grapple with the knowledge that we’re in the midst of mass extinction, leading to deep sadness, depression and anxiety. The stories, essays and poems in Living in a House on Fire give a voice to these worries, shine a light on the darkness humanity is facing, and offer a roadmap to a different kind of future.

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Call for Submissions: For the Love of Animals

Maybe more than ever, especially since the pandemic uprooted our normal lives, people have been turning to animals for comfort and joy as a way to reduce the anxiety many of us are feeling from isolation and disconnection. In North America, fostering and adoptions...
Arborescent by Marc Herman Lynch

Arborescent by Marc Herman Lynch

Marc Herman Lynch’s debut novel, Arborescent, is a magical romp through a strangely familiar world. The novel is set in a fictional version of Calgary called Moh’kins’tsis, which isn’t a made up name or place at all, but the traditional Blackfoot name for the region....

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We’re in the Home Stretch! Contest Deadline is Nov. 30th!

Cash prizes, a residency at the Banff Centre, an invite to Thin Air Winnipeg, a jeweler-cast replica of Bliss Carman's ring & more are all waiting to be won! But you gotta enter first! Check out the contest details by clicking here: Take me to the details!!

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Less than TWO WEEKS to the Contest Deadline!

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