To Boldly Poem: An Interview with Jenna Lyn Albert

 •  September 20

Fearless, precise and bold, Bec & Call is the debut collection from Acadian poet Jenna Lyn Albert. Rife with colloquialisms, irony and a healthy dose...

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30 Non-Fiction Writing Prompts

 •  September 15

“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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Philip Huynh Selected for Journey Prize Long-List

 •  August 15

Congratulations to Philip Huynh, who is one of twelve writers on the long-list for the Journey Prize. The prize recognizes new writers for the best...

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Students Respond: Chemical Warfare by Brad Buchanan

 •  July 9

Poetry students at Douglas College were asked to respond to poems in EVENT, discussing observations on technique as well as what they learned as...

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Slam Dancing: Jillian Christmas Interviews mitcholos touchie

 •  April 18

Łapḥsp̓at̓unakʔi Łim̓aqsti AKA mitcholos touchie is an indigenous Spoken Word artist from Hitacu, Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ x Nuučaan̓uɫ...

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A Gift to Myself: Rob Taylor interviews Mallory Tater

 •  March 27

Loss is Loss I used to tell Margaret I hated her because she was pretty. That kind of hate makes people listen. We wrote poetry on ailing computers...

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Announcing the LET DOWN YOUR HAIR Contest Shortlist

 •  February 26

EVENT's editor and editorial assistants have read the submissions to our LET DOWN YOUR HAIR contest and shortlisted the thirteen stories and poems....

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Why You Should Enter EVENT’s LET DOWN YOUR HAIR Contest

 •  October 31

It's a chance to experiment. Write a poem about a refrigerator that's a portal to another dimension, a story about US politics being a figment of a...

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Carleigh Baker Receives Vancouver Book Award

 •  October 18

Carleigh Baker has won the 2017 City of Vancouver Book Award for her collection, Bad Endings (Anvil Press). Carleigh is a book reviewer for EVENT,...

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Joanne Arnott Wins City of Vancouver Mayor’s Arts Award

 •  October 15

We wish our warmest congratulations to EVENT poetry editor Joanne Arnott, winner of a 2017 City of Vancouver Mayor's Arts Award for Literary...

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