literature


Alice in the Peg

The Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre (MTC) is administering a healthy dose of fun to Winnipeggers over the next three weeks. This prescription comes by way…


Pages by and for the people

On Oct. 24, Toronto-based Broken Pencil Magazine, a publication dedicated to “zine culture and the independent arts” will present Canadian zine event Canzine 2015 in…



Cover to cover with Carlyn

Acclaimed Winnipeg writer Brenda Hasiuk used her hometown as a setting in last year’s Your Constant Star, which follows three Winnipeg teens as they enter adulthood….


Cover to cover with Carlyn

Winnipeg writer David Alexander Robertson’s work has been published in Prairie Fire and CV2. He is the creator of several graphic novels, including the bestselling…


Lit up

It may be impossible to positively establish a statistically significant link between drinking and produc­ing great writing. However, a sizable enough sample of what many…



Campus Spotlight: Ignatius Mabasa

A writer and storyteller from Zimbabwe, Ignatius Mabasa has just arrived to the U of M’s Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Culture (CCWOC) as…


From a distance

The short stories in Michelle Berry’s collection, I Still Don’t Even Know You, present the same kind of perspective on people that you get by…