Connor Harrison Reviews New Essays for EVENT 52/2
EVENT Poetry & Prose Magazine
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1w ago
Connor Harrison Reviews: Deborah Dundas, On Class, Biblioasis, 2023 Tree Abraham, Cyclettes, Book*hug Press, 2022 There is an incredible amount you simply do not know when you’re raised in the ‘lower class.’ You know of those who have more money than your parents, but you don’t quite understand the true scale of it. You are sure that the best and quickest way out of poverty is, of course, sudden fame or the lottery, but you don’t see the bait for what it is yet. You know that university education exists, is even within reach, but you have no idea where to look, whom to ask, what to read or ho ..read more
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Eleanor Hoskins Reviews New Short Story Collections for EVENT 52/2
EVENT Poetry & Prose Magazine
by Event Mags
2w ago
Eleanor Hoskins Reviews: Chelsea Vowel, Buffalo Is the New Buffalo, Arsenal Pulp Press, 2022 Corinna Chong, The Whole Animal, Arsenal Pulp Press, 2023 From the outset, Buffalo Is the New Buffalo is a boldly ambitious collection that both represents and accomplishes a lot of work. There is the work of developing a new tradition: it is explicitly a text ‘not interested in being overly specific with genre’ beyond its development of the literary and political project of Métis futurism, which ‘envision[s] a number of potential futures rooted in [the author’s] history, community, and worldview,’ an ..read more
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Marcie McCauley Reviews New Fiction for EVENT 52/2
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1M ago
Marcie McCauley Reviews: Marie Hélène Poitras, Trans. Rhonda Mullins, Sing, Nightingale, Coach House Books, 2023 Barbara Joan Scott, The Taste of Hunger, Freehand Books, 2022 Marie Hélène Poitras’s Sing, Nightingale and Barbara Joan Scott’s The Taste of Hunger contemplate familial and literary inheritance, as descendants of Anne Hébert and Jane Rule on desire and self-determination, and of M. NourbeSe Philip and Lee Maracle on womanhood and survival. Characters question the gap between their experiences and the stories they’ve been told, with all the expectations, frustrations and, sometimes ..read more
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EVENT’S Annual Used Book Sale is Back!
EVENT Poetry & Prose Magazine
by Event Mags
1M ago
Our biggest fundraiser of the year is back! Join us at the Douglas College concourse in New Westminster between March 18th and 22nd for five days of bookselling madness! Throughout the year, we gather books from local authors, educators, and publishers to offer a diverse range of fiction, non-fiction, children’s books, textbooks, and more. Discover affordable prices and an extensive collection of fresh reading material. Plus, check back daily as we’ll be adding new books as they come in. The post EVENT’S Annual Used Book Sale is Back! appeared first on EVENT ..read more
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2023 Non-Fiction Contest Winners
EVENT Poetry & Prose Magazine
by Event Mags
1M ago
Thank you to everyone who entered our 2023 Non-Fiction Contest. And the winners are… FIRST PLACE ($1,500): ‘Flowering,’ Austen Lee, Edmonton, AB SECOND PLACE ($1000): ‘Hungry Daughter,’ Britt Gillman, Deep River, ON THIRD PLACE ($500): ‘Where to Look,’ Suzanne Galante, San Carlos, CA The winning entries, along with judge Omar Mouallem’s essay, will appear in EVENT 53/1 (Spring/Summer 2024). Congratulations to all the other short-listed entrants: ‘Every Possible Way,’ Adèle Barclay, Vancouver, BC ‘Torpor,’ Adrienne Gruber, Bowen Island, BC ‘The Weight of the World,’ Teya Hollier, Ea ..read more
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In the Dream World of Poems: Elena Johnson Interviews Kareem Tayyar
EVENT Poetry & Prose Magazine
by Event Mags
1M ago
KAREEM TAYYAR’s most recent book, Keats in San Francisco & Other Poems, was published by Lily Poetry Review Books in 2022, and his work has appeared in a variety of literary journals, including Poetry Magazine, Prairie Schooner and Alaska Quarterly Review. His poem, “Two Poets,” received the 2022 Atlanta Review International Poetry Prize, and his novel, The Prince of Orange County, received the 2020 Eric Hoffer Prize for Young Adult Fiction. In 2020 he was awarded a Glenna Luschei Poetry Prize, and in 2019 he was a recipient of a Wurlitzer Poetry Fellowship. Elena Johnson: Congratulations ..read more
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Lara El Mekaui Reviews Two Novels for EVENT 52/2
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by Event Mags
1M ago
Lara El Mekaui Reviews: Mariam Pirbhai, Isolated Incident, Mawenzi House, 2022 Saeed Teebi, Her First Palestinian, House of Anansi Press, 2022 How many incidents does it take before a state admits to a systematic problem within society? Mariam Pirbhai’s debut novel Isolated Incident probes this question through a thrilling tale of angst and apprehension within a Muslim community in Ontario, concluding with the Quebec City mosque shooting on January 29, 2017.  Following the vandalism of a mosque on the outskirts of Toronto, university student Kashif Siddiqui and his fellow members of the ..read more
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EVENT Seeks Volunteer First Readers
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by Event Mags
2M ago
EVENT Magazine is seeking volunteer first readers Do you love reading? Would you like to help publish the very best in contemporary poetry and prose from Canada and around the world? Apply to be an EVENT first reader! As a first reader, you will: Use Submittable to read and rate a minimum of 20 poetry or short fiction manuscripts per month during two annual submission periods Write brief comments for our poetry and fiction editors In exchange for your help, you’ll receive: Your name in our masthead A complimentary subscription to EVENT Opportunities to volunteer at events ..read more
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My Lil’wat Love, Song by Russell Wallace
EVENT Poetry & Prose Magazine
by Event Mags
3M ago
— RUSSELL WALLACE is an award-winning composer, producer and traditional sing­er from the St’at’imc Nation (Salish). In 2022, he was awarded the Lieutenant Governor’s Arts and Music Award in recognition of his music and contri­butions to arts and culture in British Columbia. His composition ‘Journey’ was performed at Biennale Arte 2022 in Venice this past September. Read this and other works in EVENT 52/2. The post My Lil’wat Love, Song by Russell Wallace appeared first on EVENT ..read more
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Video Poem: fireseed by Mark Mushet and Catherine Graham
EVENT Poetry & Prose Magazine
by Event Mags
3M ago
Mark Mushet, a photographer and video producer, recently worked with EVENT contributor Catherine Graham to create a visual poem, fireseed, based off of Mark’s videography and Catherine’s words. Catherine Graham work has appeared in EVENT 48/3 and 51/3. Mark previously created a visual poem for Christina Shah’s poem, Rig Veda, which was originally published in EVENT 49/3. Unlike the Rig Veda video, which was inspired by the poem, Catherine Graham’s poetry contributions were inspired by Mark’s existing footage. Learn more about the process behind the video here. – CATHERINE GRAHAM is an aw ..read more
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