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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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Jenny Boychuk’s photos of Peru’s Sacred Valley

Jenny Boychuk’s essay “Notes on Breath,” which appears in PRISM’s spring issue, is a stirring meditation on love, betrayal, and survival. Breathing, our most basic and necessary human act, provides the central motif of the piece. As Boychuk points out, most … Continue reading

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CCWWP: What we’re attending

The editors of PRISM international are excited to be attending CCWWP this weekend! The Canadian Creative Writers and Writing Programs conference will be held at UBC and is running from the 15th-18th of May. PRISM will have a booth there, too, … Continue reading

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Jeffrey Ricker’s new novel ‘The Unwanted’

Looking for some good young adult fiction to read over the summer? Well, look no further than former PRISM Contest Manager Jeffrey Ricker’s The Unwanted! Jeffrey’s second novel follows Jamie Thomas, who has enough trouble on his hands trying to … Continue reading

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Former PRISM editor Jordan Abel wins BC Book Prize

Congratulations to former PRISM-er Jordan Abel for winning the 2014 BC Book Prize for poetry! Abel was awarded the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize for his poetry collection The Place of Scraps. The Place of Scraps revolves around Marius Barbeau, an early-twentieth-century ethnographer, who studied … Continue reading

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National Magazine Awards Nominations

PRISM international is excited to have been nominated for three National Magazine Awards! Our wonderful nominated writers are: Sarah de Leeuw, whose essay ‘Soft Shouldered’ is nominated in the One of a Kind category. ‘Soft Shouldered’ was published in issue … Continue reading

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