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An interview with Jónína Kirton

An interview with Jónína Kirton

Literary Editor Carissa Kasper sat down with Talonbooks author Jónína Kirton for an in-depth discussion about culture, place, and the healing power of poetry. “Poetry has changed me, opening creative ways for me to express what I feel and think in exciting and creative ways. […]

From the Archive: Three Poems by Jonathan Pankratz

From the Archive: Three Poems by Jonathan Pankratz

Fire season is here again in British Columbia. With temperatures rising and summer just around the corner, we are reminded of poet Jonathan Pankratz’s work about his experience as a forest fire fighter, poems that are as unique as they are haunting. From, “Wildfire on […]

An interview with Zsuzsi Gartner

An interview with Zsuzsi Gartner

Back in November 2014, Zsuzsi Gartner appeared at KPU as a part of the “Women Writers: How Do They Work” panel. Pulp Managing Editor Stephanie Peters got to ask her a few great questions like this one: I’m struck by the use of reoccurring motifs in […]

From the Archive: Descent with Modification by Kirsten Sedore

From the Archive: Descent with Modification by Kirsten Sedore

Are we on a journey of extinction or redemption? Kirsten Sedore asks big questions about the physical and psychological nature of the human relationship with the world. The seven large, free standing paintings in Descent with Modification show a physical evolutionary progression through space. The […]

From the Archive: Questionable Methods Of Political Socialization by Simon Massey

From the Archive: Questionable Methods Of Political Socialization by Simon Massey

We are going deep into the Archive this week for a selection from our inaugural issue, Questionable Methods Of Political Socialization by Simon Massey, a funny and searing work of creative non-fiction. “Grow up with a slight ambivalence toward authority, picture yourself as “hard-edged.” Listen to […]

From the Archive: Burnt Hair by Taryn Pearcey

From the Archive: Burnt Hair by Taryn Pearcey

This week From the Archive is Burnt Hair from Kwantlen graduate and award winning fiction writer, Taryn Pearcey. “The first thing I burn is a white dandelion, the kind that scatters all its little umbrella seeds in the breeze when you blow on it. I […]