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    Call for submissions!

    Briarpatch is seeking submissions for our September/October 2014 issue.

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    Briarpatch Annual General Meeting

    June 12, 2014 at 6:00 PM

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    Pinehouse denies all claims in FOI case, refuses to provide documents on payments from uranium firms

    Plaintiffs D’Arcy Hande, Valerie Zink, and Andrew Loewen regret that the Northern Village of Pinehouse has reneged on a pledge to respond by today’s date to two freedom of information requests filed in April 2013.

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    Call for submissions!

    Briarpatch is seeking submissions for our July/August 2014 issue.

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    Legal action seeks transparency from Northern Village of Pinehouse regarding uranium contracts

    Journalist D’Arcy Hande, former editor/publisher Valerie Zink, and current editor Andrew Loewen are plaintiffs in a legal suit seeking compliance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act on the part of Mayor Mike Natomagan of the Northern Village of Pinehouse.

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    Third annual creative writing contest: announcing the short lists!

    Announcing the shortlisted entries for Briarpatch’s third annual Writing in the Margins creative writing contest.

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    Writing in the Margins: Briarpatch’s 3rd Annual Creative Writing Contest

    Briarpatch is now accepting submissions of original, unpublished writing in the categories of short fiction and creative non-fiction for our third annual creative writing contest. Enter the contest for a chance to win a cash prize of $300 and get published in Briarpatch!

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    Introducing the Briarpatch Blog!

    A blog we say? We do. Here, some of our favourite activists and writers sound off on the topics of their choosing. Unfettered commentary to stir, incite, tweet, and “like.”

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    Call for Submissions!

    Briarpatch is seeking submissions for our September/October 2013 issue. We are looking for feature articles, provocative essays, investigative reportage, interviews, profiles, reviews, poetry, humour, artwork and photography rooted in an anti-colonial and anti-capitalist analysis. If you’ve got a story in mind, we want to hear your pitch!

  • Announcement

    Call for Submissions!

    Briarpatch is seeking submissions for our July/August 2013 issue. We are looking for feature articles, provocative essays, investigative reportage, interviews, profiles, reviews, poetry, humour, artwork and photography rooted in an anti-colonial and anti-capitalist analysis. If you’ve got a story in mind, we want to hear from you!

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    Idle No More - Call for photo submissions: Due Jan 30

    Briarpatch is seeking photographs for inclusion in an Idle No More photo essay to be published in our March/April 2013 issue. We are looking for images that show the diversity and strength of the grassroots organizing comprising the Idle No More movement.

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    Short-listed entries from Writing in the Margins contest

    Briarpatch Magazine is excited to announce the short-listed entries from our second annual Writing in the Margins creative writing contest. Thank you to all the writers who shared their stories with us, and congratulations to our shortlisted writers, listed below.

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    Holiday Gift Offer!

    It’s that time of year again, when malls become clogged with garish holiday décor and frenzied shoppers. If you’re like us, you might wish you could just skip the mayhem entirely, but still manage to find thoughtful, practical gifts for friends and family.

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    Call for Submissions!

    Briarpatch is seeking submissions for our March/April 2013 issue. We are looking for feature articles, provocative essays, investigative reportage, interviews, profiles, reviews, poetry, humour, artwork and photography rooted in an anti-colonial and anti-capitalist analysis. The deadline for queries is November 5, 2012.

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    SUBSCRIBER ALERT!

    It has come to our attention that some subscribers may have received a faulty copy of the September/October 2012 issue, with pages 13-16 absent and pages 9-12 repeated.

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    Work and Labour Issue: Call for Submissions

    Briarpatch is seeking submissions for our November/December 2012 work and labour issue.

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    Call for Submissions!

    Briarpatch is seeking submissions for our September/October 2012 issue.

  • Announcement

    Call for Submissions!

    Briarpatch is seeking submissions for our July/August 2012 issue. We are looking for feature articles, provocative essays, investigative reportage, interviews, profiles, reviews, poetry, humour, artwork and photography rooted in an anti-colonial and anti-capitalist analysis. If you’ve got a story in mind, we want to hear from you!

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    Creative Writing Contest Winners

    We are pleased to announce the winners of our creative writing contest, Writing in the Margins!

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    Call for Submissions!

    Briarpatch is seeking submissions for our May/June 2012 issue. We are looking for feature articles, provocative essays, investigative reportage, interviews, profiles, reviews, poetry, humour, artwork and photography rooted in an anti-colonial and anti-capitalist analysis.