Figuring Themselves Out

Jane Howard

Why, in 2017, is there still such an absence of queer female narratives on the stage?


Conversation with Madeleine Thien

Gerard Elson

Gerald Elson talks to the acclaimed Canadian novelist about China, recording history, and how classical music infuses writing.

First Person

Not a Ghost Story

Lauren Carroll Harris

How do we reconcile experiences that sit outside the usual parameters with which we understand the world?


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Read Me a Story

Susan Hurley

Audiobooks enable adults to experience the pleasure of hearing a story aloud, but are they fundamentally inferior to their print counterparts?

The Centre from the Edge

Jerath Head

When we travel, how often is it in search of a validation of our existence? Can we live a full life without the desire for it to be endless?

Issue No. 28 January 2017

A brief look inside our new issue. We have COMMENTARY from Jane Caro, Lou HeinrichRoz Bellamy and Erin Hortle, an ESSAY by Jerath HeadFIRST PERSON memoir pieces by Lauren Carroll Harris and Alice Melike Ülgezer. NEW FICTION from Jennifer Down, a CONVERSATION with Madeleine Thien, and THE CULTURE FILES features Jane Howard, Rebecca Shaw and Susan Hurley. Find out more here.

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