Author Archives: Clara Kumagai

Review: What Makes Olga Run?

What Makes Olga Run? The Mystery of the 90-Something Track Star and What She Can Teach Us About Living Longer, Happier Lives By Bruce Grierson 2014, Random House, Canada Review by Rosemary Anderson Olga Kotelko has stood proudly on the … Continue reading

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Meet the Editors: Rob Taylor, Poetry Editor

At PRISM international, we like to interact with our dear readers. So over the coming weeks, we’ll be introducing the delightful new editors to you. First up is Rob Taylor, Poetry Editor and ultimate frisbee champion. What do you do … Continue reading

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“There I go, rising”: Maya Angelou performing her poetry

Like readers and writers the world over, we at PRISM international is saddened by the passing of writer, teacher and generally phenomenal woman, Dr. Maya Angelou. But, like all artists who create, Maya Angelou has left behind enough of herself … Continue reading

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Tuesday Prompt: Dog Days

It must have been difficult to go for a walk with me as a child; I would constantly stop to pick worms and slugs off the pavement to bring them to the relative safety of the grass verge. I made … Continue reading

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Review: Tamai Kobayashi’s ‘Prairie Ostrich’

Reviewed by Clara Kumagai. “…Egg is released into this day, this morning, like a bird that can’t quite fly.” Tamai Kobayashi uses the metaphor of eggs, of hatching, of flying, throughout her first novel, Prairie Ostrich. Not an entirely new … Continue reading

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CCWWP Round-Up

  PRISM international had a great time at CCWWP last weekend! It was fantastic to get the chance to meet some of our readers, so thanks to all who stopped by the PRISM booth. Here are the PRISM editors’ highlights… … Continue reading

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