Tag Archives: Clara Kumagai

“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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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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Prompt: I’ll Google It!

It’s assumed that most writers nowadays work on computers rather than with ink and paper. I certainly do, and for all its convenience there is one major flaw: a computer’s ability to connect to the internet, and therefore to billions … 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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Prompt: Where are they now?

  After reading Re’Lynn Hansen’s piece ‘Reunion’ in issue 52.3, I was invited to a reunion of my own—a ten year reunion of the cast of Les Misérables. (Not staged on Broadway, by the way, but in a small town … Continue reading

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