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Titles, Touring, Snapchat, and Adele: A Conversation with Greg Zorko

by Suzanna Derewicz

The first time I stumbled upon Greg Zorko’s work was this past summer with the launch of Peach Mag. The folks at Metatron (also the publishers of his book, Ghost In The Club) shared the poems on their Facebook page. I had been spending a lot of time working to find specificity in my own poetry and questioning what I was trying to say through my work.


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Un-dream Away the Trump Era with Me

by E Martin Nolan

We live in untrustworthy times, haunted increasingly by bad dreams. Trump’s terrible dream overcame the lamely peddled and tainted dream of his opponent. It overcame his obvious unfitness for office. Now he is president. What can be done about it? Let’s un-dream the bad dreams.

Trump’s dream feeds on anger and resentment stoked by outlets shilling false or skewed stories,


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Author Note: Andy Verboom

by Andy Verboom

Andy Verboom is the author of the poem “Jesus H. Christ Does Private Dancing,” which appeared in The Puritan’s latest issue, Fall 2016. Read the poem, “keep your doubt in your pants,” and find out what influenced its composition in the following author note.

“Jesus H.


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Making Space: A Review of Erin Wunker’s Notes from a Feminist Killjoy

by Kathryn Stagg

I started reading Notes from a Feminist Killjoy the day after the UBC Accountable letter was published. Only a few days had passed since the US elections and I, like many, was feeling distressed. With the publication of the letter, I felt both fragile and hardened at once; about to break and moulded into something hard and unforgiving.