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Maybe Memory is Just Part of the Event: An Interview with Elee Kraljii Gardiner

Former PRISM poetry editor (2014-15) Rob Taylor sat down with Vancouver poet Elee Kraljii Gardiner to discuss her debut poetry collection “serpentine loop“.  A “serpentine loop” is a figure which skaters etch in the ice with their blades, and it serves as a … 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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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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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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