Welcome to our new issue. Shé:kon. This issue is dedicated to Maria Worton, a beloved Montréal poet and activist with Eau Secours and Échec à la guerre who was one of our editors for many years and an active member of the Salon Rouge writers’ group. In her “Tribute to […]
Maria Worton was fearless, compassionate and committed to social justice. She was funny, brilliant and sometimes enraged.
In the shadow of history, Iranian women's bodies bear the scars of intergenerational grief
Dark Sky Preserves are protected areas around the world dedicated to protecting the night
It’s 1991, barely a year after the Oka Crisis, and I’m with other Commonwealth Fellows visiting South Pacific island nations.
Something alive under the snow makes it shiver like it’s asking not to be shovelled, scraped, or salted.
Even though both of my parents are alive, much of my childhood was spent in a special orphanage
For more on Kathryn Jordan’s writing, photography and events, or to buy her book, please visit her website.
It seems now more than ever that we are faced with crises upon crises
Each body remembers the necessary distance between lovers the space & touch, here & recalled
Caroline Vu is a writer and medical doctor living in Montréal
forest berries grow by the cool rushing creek scent of irises
I had to dive fully in and swim around the poems as in a vast coral sea
Passing the gatekeepers four times with the rite answers we left you there in the garden
Susan Neiman is director of the Einstein Forum and a member of both the American Philosophical Society and the Berlin-Brandenburg Akademie der Wissenschaften