Rosemary Counter | Walrus | 10th January 2022
Profile of a shadowy figure from "one of Canada’s greatest ghost stories". In 1829 the McDonalds of Baldoon, Ontario, were being tormented by their haunted farmhouse. A multitalented healer — the writer's distant uncle — stopped the curse with a silver bullet but barely features in the folklore. Born in 1753, he abandoned the Amish lifestyle to practice folk magic on the shores of Lake Erie (1,948 words)
Uri Bram | The Browser | 22nd January 2022
The Browser's Uri Bram talks to writer and critic Tomiwa Owolade about social and moral movements.
By doing justice, then, I mean squeezing, as much as I can, the full complexity of a given topic like a lemon to season a dry meal. This won’t change society, and it may not even change the mind of the individual reading my work, but I hope it will at least provoke them to think more rigorously.
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