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Kenney’s First 100 Days

“Susan on the Soapbox” watched in alarm.

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The Shave

Winner of Alberta Views’s 2019 short fiction contest, by Rona Altrows.

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Herd Memory

The Caribou fled and vanished, the grey ghosts of the boreal.

Dialogue

How should public art be chosen?

Richard White and Ciara McKeown respectfully disagree.

This Land

Missing Birds

Let’s renew the spring chorus.

On the Ledge

Perpetual War

Kenney VS. journalists.

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Mark Mullin, by Gerard Yunker, 2018. Calgary.
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Susan Wright

Susan Wright (“Kenney’s First 100 Days”) is a lawyer with experience in oil, gas, petrochemicals and pipelines who writes the blog “Susan on the Soapbox.” She ran for Alberta’s Liberals in a 2014 by-election and lost, but thinks running for public office is good for the soul and you should try it at least once.

Trina Moyles

Trina Moyles (“Herd Memory”) is the author of Women Who Dig: Farming, Feminism and the Fight to Feed the World (U of R Press). Her second book, Eyes in the Sky, will be published by Random House in 2021. An MFA student in UBC’s creative writing program, Moyles lives in Peace River.

Rona Altrows

Rona Altrows’s “The Shave” is the winner of Alberta Views’s 2019 short fiction contest. Altrows, who lives in Calgary, has written three collections of short stories, including the 2007 W.O. Mitchell Book Prize-winning A Run on Hose (Thistledown), in which Amanda makes her public debut.

Linda Yan

Linda Yan (illustrations for “The Shave”) is a freelance artist living on the Canadian prairies whose work is defined by whimsical beings and fun colours. Her previous clients include The New York Times and the National Post. Her dream is to one day own a lighthouse with a bunny and a duck.

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Mark Mullin, by Gerard Yunker, 2018. Calgary.
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Our Writers

Susan Wright

Susan Wright (“Kenney’s First 100 Days”) is a lawyer with experience in oil, gas, petrochemicals and pipelines who writes the blog “Susan on the Soapbox.” She ran for Alberta’s Liberals in a 2014 by-election and lost, but thinks running for public office is good for the soul and you should try it at least once.

Trina Moyles

Trina Moyles (“Herd Memory”) is the author of Women Who Dig: Farming, Feminism and the Fight to Feed the World (U of R Press). Her second book, Eyes in the Sky, will be published by Random House in 2021. An MFA student in UBC’s creative writing program, Moyles lives in Peace River.

Rona Altrows

Rona Altrows’s “The Shave” is the winner of Alberta Views’s 2019 short fiction contest. Altrows, who lives in Calgary, has written three collections of short stories, including the 2007 W.O. Mitchell Book Prize-winning A Run on Hose (Thistledown), in which Amanda makes her public debut.

Linda Yan

Linda Yan (illustrations for “The Shave”) is a freelance artist living on the Canadian prairies whose work is defined by whimsical beings and fun colours. Her previous clients include The New York Times and the National Post. Her dream is to one day own a lighthouse with a bunny and a duck.

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Kenney’s First 100 Days

On August 7, 2019, Premier Jason Kenney gave a press conference announcing his government’s progress over its first 100 days—“promises ...

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STILL LIFE WITH TEA KETTLE AND PEAR

by Roberto Rosenman

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Books

Looking Back, Moving Forward

Edited by Julie C. Robinson
Reviewed by Ian Samuels

Pressure Cooker Love Bomb

by Sharanpal Ruprai
Reviewed by Christine Wiesenthal

Rising: Becoming the First Canadian Woman to Summit Everest

by Sharon Wood
Reviewed by E.D. Morin

Advice for Taxidermists and Amateur Bee Keepers

by Erin Emily Ann Vance
Reviewed by Bruce Cinnamon

Ice and Other Stories

by Candas Jane Dorsey
Reviewed by Matthew J. Trafford
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Featured Image

still-life-wth-tea-kettle-and-pear
STILL LIFE WITH TEA KETTLE AND PEAR

by Roberto Rosenman

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Books

Looking Back, Moving Forward

Edited by Julie C. Robinson
Reviewed by Ian Samuels

Pressure Cooker Love Bomb

by Sharanpal Ruprai
Reviewed by Christine Wiesenthal

Rising: Becoming the First Canadian Woman to Summit Everest

by Sharon Wood
Reviewed by E.D. Morin

Advice for Taxidermists and Amateur Bee Keepers

by Erin Emily Ann Vance
Reviewed by Bruce Cinnamon

Ice and Other Stories

by Candas Jane Dorsey
Reviewed by Matthew J. Trafford
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