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In 1995, Canadian novelist and critic Hal Niedviecki started publishing Broken Pencil, a magazine dedicated to the zine scene, the independent and alternative arts community that had been boiling below the surface of Canada's culture. Broken Pencil's mandate was (and is) to bring the submerged cultural urge into Canada's collective consciousness, to help lift it up and len ...more
Paperback, 218 pages
Published October 1st 2009 by ECW Press
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I have a story in this, though it's not as good as the others. Be sure to read it!
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There were 4 or 5 stand out stories in this collection, but the majority of them were...just not good. It seemed to me to accomplish the opposite of what it stood out to accomplish. The best stories were the ones written by the authors I picked up the collection for (Golda Fried, Joey Comeau, etc.)
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EMMA HEALEY’s first book of poems, Begin with the End in Mind, was published by ARP Books in 2012. Her poems and essays have been featured in places like the Los Angeles Review of Books, the FADER, the Hairpin, Real Life, the National Post, the Globe and Mail, the Toronto Star, the Walrus, Toronto Life, and Canadian Art. She was poetry critic at the Globe and Mail (2014–2016) and is a
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