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Best Canadian Essays 2020, Edited by Sarmishta Subramanian

Best Canadian Essays 2020, Edited by Sarmishta Subramanian

Last year, the Covid-19 pandemic opened a schism that marks what many people now consider a “before and after." The before: concerts, commutes, handshakes, birthday candles. The after: masks, six foot separations, grocery store line-ups, Zoom. March 2021 marks one...

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I Am Still Your Negro: An Homage to James Baldwin

I Am Still Your Negro: An Homage to James Baldwin

Answering civil rights advocate James Baldwin’s call to witness, Valerie Mason-John’s I Am Still Your Negro: An Homage to James Baldwin, is an uncompromising account of the historic and ongoing trauma of the slave trade, gender disparity, homocentric norms, and our...

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Introducing: The Composing Winnipeg Interview Series!

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...

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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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“Money for the Bunny” Fundraiser!

“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

Call for Submissions: Roots & Routes

SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW CLOSED. 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...

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