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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 »
November-December 2011

Great Canadian Literary Hunt 2011: “Criss Cross” by Selena Wong

Selena WongWebsite

We’re posting the winners of the 2011 Great Canadian Literary Hunt all this week. Read the other finalists here and follow or friend us to stay up to date on 2012’s contest! Selena Wong is an illustrator and artist living in Toronto with her Netherland Dwarf Rabbit. Like the condensed urban environment of her place […] More »
November-December 2011

Great Canadian Literary Hunt 2011: “Wake” by Frances Boyle

Frances Boyle

We’re posting the winners of the 2011 Great Canadian Literary Hunt all this week. Read the other finalists here and follow or friend us to stay up to date on 2012’s contest! Sunlight, on one leg, limps out to the meadow and settles in. Insects fall back inside their voices, Little fanfares and muted repeats, […] More »
November-December 2011

Great Canadian Literary Hunt 2011: “Salt Water” by Andrew Shenkman

Andrew Shenkman

We’re posting the winners of the 2011 Great Canadian Literary Hunt all this week. Read the other finalists here and follow or friend us to stay up to date on 2012’s contest! Now The power went out. The television emitted an electric squelch before the picture vanished into darkness. In that moment Sam saw his […] More »
November-December 2011

Great Canadian Literary Hunt 2011: Excerpt from “A Cure for What Ails You” by Robin Evans

Robin EvansWebsite@Robinovich

We’re posting the winners of the 2011 Great Canadian Literary Hunt all this week. Read the other finalists here, and follow or friend us to stay up to date on 2012’s contest! Editor’s note: This is an excerpt of Robin Evans’s story — the full version will appear in the Spring 2012 issue of The Fiddlehead. We’re […] More »
November-December 2011

Great Canadian Literary Hunt 2011: “Long Week” by Anna Keefe

Anna Keefe

We’re posting the winners of the 2011 Great Canadian Literary Hunt all this week. Read the other finalists here, and follow or friend us to stay up to date on 2012’s contest! Sunday Evening is a wet map torn in the folds A bowl of sand into which you place your hands Evening is an […] More »
November-December 2011

Great Canadian Literary Hunt 2011: “Rest Cure” by Frances Boyle

Frances Boyle

We’re posting the winners of the 2011 Great Canadian Literary Hunt all this week. Come back tomorrow and Friday for amazing new poetry, fiction, and graphic narrative, and follow or friend us to stay up to date on 2012’s contest! – i – Here’s Jack, lanky in a cut-down suit, narrow-chested but chippy as life […] More »
November-December 2011

Great Canadian Literary Hunt 2011: “I was born without a mouth” by Joanne Osborne-Paulson

Joanne Osborne Paulson

We’re posting the winners of the 2011 Great Canadian Literary Hunt all this week. Come back tomorrow and Friday for amazing new poetry, fiction, and graphic narrative, and follow or friend us to stay up to date on 2012’s contest! I was born without a mouth and the doctor shouted, “It’s a girl!” I was […] More »