Tag Archives: Fiction

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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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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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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My Favourite Writing from Canadian Literary Magazines (Winter 2014 Edition, Part II)

By Jane Campbell It’s that time again. Here are some stories I’ve enjoyed reading in the past few weeks. The Antigonish Review, Issue 176 “The Fantasy” by Mark Sampson: A young boy observes the strange behaviour (inappropriate drinking, fits of … Continue reading

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Writing Residencies: now may be the perfect time to go

As writers, we all know finding time to write is often one of our greatest challenges. It’s not just the time it takes to craft our work but the time (hard to measure) given to practice—researching, daydreaming, imagining, opening the … Continue reading

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