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On the cover: Carmine Starnino

Photo by: Terence Byrnes

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The Open Issue

Fall 2013 · Vol. 36 No. 2

This issue features award-winning poet Tim Bowling in spry conversation with poet and often controversial poetry critic, Carmine Starnino. The two discuss the state of contemporary critical writing in Canada, the impact of social media, Starnino’s provocative views on poetry, and much more. Poetry by Lina Chartrand Poetry Award recipient Katherena Vermette; a new instalment of Resistance/Words for the Revolution including a previously unpublished piece by the late, much beloved trickster poet, Marvin Francis; and the winners of the 2013 2-Day Poem Contest.

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