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The Al Purdy Show: A Thank You!

We’d like to thank all those who attended the Al Purdy Show at the Vancouver Writer’s Festival—the Waterfront Theatre had a full house! It was a very enjoyable afternoon featuring wonderful poetry and wonderful poets, including Ken Babstock, our Poetry contest judge, George Bowering, Michael Crummey, Aislinn Hunter, Sina … Continue reading

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PRISM international’s contest prize package increases to become the largest offered by a Canadian literary magazine!

PRISM International is excited to announce that we are increasing the first-place prizes for our Poetry and Creative Non-Fiction writing contests! PRISM made this decision in order to equalize the prizes for our three writing contests. We believe that writers of all forms … Continue reading

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The Al Purdy Show at the Vancouver Writer’s Festival

PRISM international is excited for The Al Purdy Show: Vancouver Edition! The event is a PRISM international-sponsored event happening on October 26th as part of the Vancouver Writers Fest. It’s a special afternoon of comedy, poetry, talk, film and storytelling in celebration of Canadian … Continue reading

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Announcing PRISM international’s 2014/15 Contest Judges!

Did you know that PRISM international has three annual writing contests? Because we do! And they’re open! With over $6,000 in prizes, the chance to be published in PRISM international and fame, we’re sure you don’t need any more reasons to enter … Continue reading

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Who should be Vancouver’s next Poet Laureate?

The City of Vancouver, Vancouver Public Library, and Vancouver Writers Fest are accepting nominations for Vancouver’s next Poet Laureate.  The Poet Laureate, “the people’s poet,” is an honorary position with a flexible term of two to three years that begins … Continue reading

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Interview: Issue 52:4 Cover Photographer Robert Berdan

Interview by Clara Kumagai You’ve seen our first sneak peeks of issue 52:4 – Jordan Mounteer’s poem “Mt. Misen”and an excerpt from “This is How I Remember You” by Cathy Kozak, the winner of PRISM‘s 2014 Fiction Contest. For our next … Continue reading

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