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PRISM 52.3 Sneak Peak: “Reunion” by Non-Fiction Contest Winner Re’Lynn Hansen

PRISM 52.3: The Non-Fiction Contest Issue launches on April 22nd. Here’s a sneak peak of the winning entry, “Reunion” by Re’Lynn Hansen. In “Reunion,” Hansen uses the annual class reunions of her all-girls Catholic high school as a jumping off … Continue reading

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First Signs of Spring from Karen J Lee

What do you do when the person you’ve been married to for decades leaves you for someone else? Karen J Lee explores life after the end of a long marriage in her evocative essay “Happy Hour,” which appears in PRISM’s … Continue reading

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Joseph Boyden’s “The Orenda” Wins 2014 Canada Reads

This year’s PRISM international fiction contest judge, Joseph Boyden, was chosen as winner of the 2014 Canada Reads competition for his novel, The Orenda. The competition, hosted by CBC’s Jian Ghomeshi, asked the question, “What is the one novel that … Continue reading

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AWP Round-up: PRISM Designer andrea bennett’s BuzzFeed Debut

PRISM made a strong showing at this year’s Association of Writers and Writing Programs Annual Conference, or AWP, as mentioned in my last post. Most of our staff and many of our volunteers were able to experience it, including PRISM Designer … Continue reading

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AWP Round-up: PRISM goes to Seattle!

The PRISM staff is back from the biggest writing conference in North America! The 2014 Association of Writers and Writing Programs annual conference (abbreviated—for some unknown reason—to AWP)  was held in Seattle and it was a wonderful opportunity to learn from established writers … Continue reading

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Prism at AWP 2014 in Seattle

The PRISM international editors will be at AWP 2014 in Seattle, from February 26 to March 1. We’ll be there all weekend at booth 1706, the same booth as the UBC Creative Writing Department. Come say hi, we’re friendly, promise! … Continue reading

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