30 Non-Fiction Writing Prompts

 •  February 24

“Writing is an act of great courage, and writing creative non-fiction raises up the stakes even higher. It is not a genre for the...

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REVIEWS from the ARCHIVES: Greg Bechtel’s “Boundary Problems” Kathy Page’s “Paradise & Elsewhere “

 •  January 17

REVIEWS from EVENT 44.1 Greg Bechtel's Boundary Problems & Kathy Page's Paradise & Elsewhere With a title like Boundary Problems, Greg Bechtel’s...

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Al Rempel Reviews New Poetry for EVENT 50/3

 •  August 10

Al Rempel Reviews: Susan McCaslin, Heart Work, Ekstasis Editions, 2020Barbara Nickel, Essential Tremor, Caitlin Press, 2021Louise B. Halfe...

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50 Years of EVENT Magazine: Collected Notes on Writing

 •  August 5

Celebrate with us! 50 Years of EVENT Magazine: Collected Notes on Writing is now available.EVENT celebrates 50 years of publication with a Notes...

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Rebecca Peng Reviews Two New Books for EVENT 50/3

 •  July 12

Rebecca Peng Reviews: Virginia Pésémapéo Bordeleau, Trans. Susan Ouriou, The Lover, the Lake, Freehand Books, 2021 Nathan Niigan Noodin...

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MJ Holec Reviews New Novels by MP Boisvert and Christopher DiRaddo for EVENT 50/3

 •  June 28

MJ Holec Reviews: MP Boisvert, Trans. Monica Meneghetti, The Fifth: A Love(s) Story, Caitlin Press, 2021Christopher DiRaddo, The Family Way,...

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Manahil Bandukwala Reviews Non-Fiction by Kazim Ali and Anvi Hoàng for EVENT 50/3

 •  June 21

Manahil Bandukwala Reviews: Kazim Ali, Northern Light: Power, Land, and Memory of Water, Goose Lane Editions, 2021Anvi Hoàng, Why Do You...

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Books I’m Re-Reading: Field Notes for the Alpine Tundra

 •  June 7

Elena Johnson's Field Notes for the Alpine Tundra (2015), a collection of poems written at a remote ecology research station in the Yukon, was...

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Hope, History, and the Land: An Interview With Tosh Sherkat

 •  May 26

Tosh Sherkat is a writer attending the University of Victoria. He was raised in Nelson, BC (Sinixt and Ktunaxa territory). His writing has appeared...

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What We Both Know: Hannah Macready Interviews Fawn Parker

 •  May 4

In front of me are hundreds of pages of work. Already I feel it leaving me. He will obliterate what is there, replace it, deny I ever wrote a...

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Anuja Varghese Reviews Short Story Collections By Jack Wang and Silmy Abdullah for EVENT 50/2

 •  April 1

Anuja Varghese Reviews: Jack Wang, We Two Alone, House of Anansi Press, 2020Silmy Abdullah, Home of the Floating Lily, Dundurn Press,...

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Suspension, Some Dread, A Lifeline: Rob Taylor Interviews Neil Surkan

 •  March 15

Reservoir – Neil Surkan Carp lurk through suburbs when runoff jumps the dam, sucksmanhole covers up like corks, slopswallpaper with septic...

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