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  • National Post’s Jonathan Kay to succeed The Walrus‘s outgoing editor-in-chief John Macfarlane Pulitzer Prize–winning poet Galway Kinnell is dead at… Read...
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  • Jeffrey Skinner THREE POEMS *Wanting* Who would the sky help thinking Crisp wrought iron shadows Asked what I wanted Got what I asked, more & less Game...
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  • Washington Irving wrote our first ghost stories. Could a pre-Halloween night in his house summon any spirits?
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  • Staff The “algorithm versus librarian” debate heats up; French culture minister sparks controversy; the subtext of Victorian horror; and other news. ...
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  • From Ali Bader to Mohammad al-Ahmed, Middle Eastern writers have brought Arab Jews back into Arabic literature For decades, Arab Jews went missing from Ara...
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  • Paul Sattler, self-portrait. I really never know how an NC issue is going to come to shape in the end, what obsessions lurk in the editors or the minds of ...
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  • *THE DRUNK UNCLE * Funny bone of every family. Wears the same old skull T-shirts for thirty years to unnerve his mother. Grunts his monosyllabic mo...
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  • American Life in Poetry: Column 496 BY TED KOOSER, U.S. POET LAUREATE One of Grant Wood’s earliest paintings is of a pair of old shoes, and it hangs in the ...
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  • It’s book-launch season and I’ve been to about a dozen already this fall. On Tuesday I attended an extra special launch that celebrated the 60th birthday o...
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  • We settled on ‘violence’ as the theme for Magma 62 since it seemed a stark contrast to the “big safe themes”, as Paul Farley might call them, that sprang e...
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  • THE RUSTY TOQUE - RUSTY TALK: Sara Jane Strickland interviews Alex Leslie Alex Leslie on revision: “Revision is my favourite part. I print it all out. I...
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