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    “To create other worlds inside this one”

    An interview with Writing in the Margins judges Gwen Benaway, Alicia Elliott, and Jalani Morgan

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    Process of depression

    In 2016, Nicholas Dinardo was arrested and sent to remand at the Regina Correctional Centre. After remaining in segregation for most of the last year, he wrote this poem.

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    Geography Lessons

    “She points, / here’s Canada, here’s home, caught in a ganglion / of lakes. Our cupped hands cradle continents in turn.” Poetry winner of the 2017 Writing in the Margins contest

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    Whether…weather

    Best hometown entry of the 2017 Writing in the Margins contest!

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    Black Canadian History in Schools

    The honourable mention (poetry) of our seventh annual writing contest

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    Writing For These Times

    An exclusive interview with this year’s Writing in the Margins contest judges, Janet Rogers and Fathima Cader.

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    No Line In Time

    Poetry winner of the 2016 Writing in the Margins contest.

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    Writing Across Borders

    Briarpatch editor Tanya Andrusieczko caught up with our sixth annual writing contest judges to talk history, habits, politics, and writing.

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    Free Trade Agreement

    “Free Trade Agreement” is the runner-up for best poem in the 2015 Writing in the Margins contest.

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    Energy Series: Surface Mining

    Winner of the 2016 Writing in the Margins contest for poetry.

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    Coyote Mothers of the Niagara Region

    Winner of our fourth annual creative writing contest in the poetry category.

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    Salmon Glacier

    Creative writing contest judge John K. Samson’s choice for runner up in the poetry category.

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    A Skin for a Skin

    Winner for best local entry in our fourth annual creative writing contest.

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    The Art of the Possible

    Yutaka Dirks interviews our creative writing contest judges.