• Announcement

    Fifth Annual Writing Contest: Announcing the short lists!

    Thank you to all who entered.

  • Announcement

    Call for Submissions!

    Briarpatch is seeking submissions for our May/June 2016 issue.

  • Announcement

    Deadline Extended!

    The deadline for the fifth annual Writing in the Margins Contest has been extended to December 15!

  • Announcement

    Fifth Annual Writing in the Margins Creative Writing Contest!

    Briarpatch is now accepting submissions of original, unpublished writing for our 5th annual creative writing contest in the categories of creative non-fiction and poetry.

  • Announcement

    Announcing the New Editor – Tanya Andrusieczko

    Tanya Andrusieczko will join Briarpatch as the new editor in September 2015.

  • Announcement

    The next editor

    Stayed tuned for an announcement about our new editor, who will be joining’ us in the fall.

  • Announcement

    Call for Submissions!

    Briarpatch is seeking submissions for our September/October 2015 issue.

  • Announcement

    Fourth Annual Creative Writing Contest: Announcing the short lists!

    Thank you to all who entered.

  • Announcement

    Call for Submissions!

    Briarpatch is seeking submissions for our May/June 2015 issue.

  • Announcement

    Holiday Offer!

    The Briarpatch Holiday Gift Offer!

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    Support this website

    Briarpatch has launched its first ever appeal to online readers.

  • Announcement

    Call for submissions!

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

  • Announcement

    Briarpatch Annual General Meeting

    June 12, 2014 at 6:00 PM

  • Announcement

    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.

  • Announcement

    Call for submissions!

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

  • Announcement

    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.

  • Announcement

    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.

  • Announcement

    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!

  • Announcement

    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.”

  • Announcement

    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!