Register Sunday | February 19 | 2017
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    Tuesday, February 14, 2017

    All on the Line

    By Richard Kelly Kemick At six foot eight, Richard Kelly Kemick is built for volleyball. There’s only one problem: he’s not any good.
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    Tuesday, February 7, 2017

    Circling the Drain

    By Erin Pehlivan In Writers’ Rights, Nicole Cohen argues that the media’s treatment of freelancers leaves many risking financial ruin. Erin Pehlivan takes a closer look.
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    Tuesday, January 17, 2017

    Hook, Line and Screecher

    By Brad Dunne As Brad Dunne explores, there are three ways to become a Newfoundlander: by birth, by residence or by initiation.
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    Thursday, January 12, 2017

    Let Them Eat Cake

    By Davide Mastracci Historically, Italians were called ignorant, subversive and prone to violence. While the groups of immigrants coming to Canada have changed, prejudices towards them have not.


New poem by Suzannah Showler.

Burning Bush

Canada is experiencing an unprecedented number of wild fires. As Sharon J. Riley investigates, our obsession with putting out flames may be what’s fuelling them.

Tour de Babel

Caitlin Stall-Paquet on how Quebec’s false French-English dichotomy erases its linguistic minorities.

Litmus Test

Scientific misconduct in Canada can include outright plagiarism and fraud as well as minor unintentional mistakes. Miriam Shuchman investigates how the system is letting researchers down.

Picture Day

The West is inundated with images of refugees. But as Seila Rizvic explores, every wartime snapshot is also a family photo.

Crib Notes

Gavin Tomson reads Rivka Galchen’s Little Labors, reflecting on writers who mother and mothers who write.

Regret Machines

Originally published in VLB’s Comme la fois où, translated by Melissa Bull.

Chain Reaction

What does it take to puncture cycling’s insular bro culture? Andrea Bennett speaks with the women mechanics inciting change in her community.

Les Enfants du Roi

Montreal's Plateau, or “La petite France,” is overrun with elegant, polite French children.

Moon Shot

With Operation Avalanche, Matt Johnson takes a characteristic risk to break into the American movie market. Adam Nayman on how the director is eschewing Canada’s cozy film industry and making his own success.
Blog Posts

In Nader’s Words: The Quebec City Mosque Shooting

Melissa Bull translates Nader Daher's piece, "Attentat de Québec : Les mots de Nader Daher, 26 ans, Québécois et musulman."

Soft Focus: A Review of Nyla Matuk's Stranger

Jim Johnstone review's Nyla Matuk's new book of poetry, Stranger.

How to Write a Magazine Pitch

Former Maisy Editor-in-Chief Drew Nelles outlines how to write a strong query letter.

Love at Half Mast

By Francine Pelletier. Adapted from the French by Emily Wilson, Deborah Ostrovsky and Francine Pelletier.

Remembering Leonard Cohen.


Maisy Welcomes a New Editor

Dec. 2, 2016

Maisonneuve welcomes a new Editor-in-Chief and a new Associate Editor.

Our Winter 2016 Issue

Dec. 2, 2016

On newsstands December 9.

Intern at Maisonneuve: Winter-Spring 2017

Nov. 15, 2016

Calling all keeners: Maisonneuve is now accepting applications for part-time research interns.