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Lisa Whittington-Hill

This Magazine has partnered with Lorimer to offer lucky This Magazine readers the chance to win one of the following great Lorimer titles. Simply email [email protected] with the subject line “Lorimer” by January 31st and you’ll be entered into our monthly draw. Quiet No More examines the meaning and promise of Idle No More, the […] More »

Five questions for Leslie Vryenhoek

Kyle Dupont

Leslie Vryenhoek is a writer, poet and communication consultant based out of Newfoundland. Her work has appeared in various Canadian and international publications. Leslie has received numerous awards for her poetry, fiction and memoirs including the Winston-Collins Descant Best Canadian Poem 2010 prize, two provincial Arts and Letters Awards, the Eden Mills Festival Literary Competition and the Dalton […] More »

Five questions for Lynn Cunningham

Kyle Dupont

This Magazine is happy to announce Lynn Cunningham as one of our creative non-fiction judges for this year’s Great Canadian Literary Hunt. Lynn is an associate professor at Ryerson University’s School of Journalism. She is well known throughout the magazine industry, holding senior editorial positions at Canadian Business, Quest and Toronto Life. In 1999, she […] More »

Five questions for Jennifer Lovegrove

Kyle Dupont

Jennifer Lovegrove is the author of two collections of poetry, I Should Have Never Fired the Sentinel (2005) and The Dagger Between Her Teeth (2002). Her work has been featured in a number of Canadian publications including Taddle Creek, The Fiddlehead, Sub-Terrain and This Magazine. We recently sat down with the former Great Canadian Literary Hunt judge to […] More »

Five questions for Terence Young

Kyle Dupont

Terence Young was the poetry winner in our first ever Great Canadian Literary Hunt back in 1996. Since then, he has gone on to publish a number of boo,ks and poetry including The Island in Winter which was shortlisted for the Governor General’s Literary Award for Poetry in 1999. Currently living in Victoria B.C., Young […] More »

10 Reasons To Subscribe To This Magazine

Lisa Whittington-Hill

1. This Magazine gives you a genuinely fresh take on Canadian politics, ideas, culture and arts. 2. This Magazine was recently named Small Magazine of the Year—FOR THE THIRD YEAR IN A ROW—by the Canadian Society of Magazine Editors. 3. Every issue of This Magazine is full of the facts you need to fight back. […] More »

Five questions for Sheila Heti

Kyle Dupont

Sheila Heti currently has five books to her name. Most recently, she released How Should A Person Be?: A Novel from Life in 2012. Last year, her novel  The Chairs Are Where the People Go, was selected by The New Yorker as one of its Best Books of 2011. Aside from writing novels, Heti works as the interviews editor […] More »

Lit Hunt: Five questions for This editor Lauren McKeon

This Magazine Staff

This year, This Magazine added a new category to its annual Great Canadian Literary Hunt: creative non-fiction. So what, exactly, is that? This intern Kyle Dupont sat down with editor Lauren McKeon to talk about the new category, what makes creative non-fiction great, and why we want more of it in This Magazine. Also, don’t […] More »

Creative non-fiction online workshop with This editor

This Magazine Staff

As part of this year’s annual Great Canadian Literary Hunt, This Magazine is running a series of online (free!) workshops. First up is creative non-fiction. The theme of this workshop is: how to nail the “I” voice. Writing in first-person, and doing it well, is one tricky feat. Whether you need mega or minor advice, […] More »

Five question for Billie Livingston

Kyle Dupont

Billie Livingston, award winning Canadian author and poet, is set to release her latest novel, One Good Hustle, which follows the life of Sammie Bell—a young woman who fears she may spend her life as a hustler, like her parents. Livingston has lived all around the world from Toronto and Vancouver to Japan, Germany, England […] More »

Five questions for Grace O’Connell

Kyle Dupont

Past This Magazine Lit Hunt winner Grace O’Connell’s debut novel Magnified World recently hit book stands across Canada.  The very excellent book was published as part of Random House Canada and Knopf Canada’s New Face of Fiction program—designed to bring first-time novelist’s work to Canadians. O’Connell’s  work has appeared in various publications including The Walrus, Taddle […] More »