Remembering Leonard Cohen.
Our seventh annual round-up of the most-read pieces, from cover stories to blogs, posted on the Maisy site. Here are 2016's top reads.
Excerpted from The Woods: A Year on Protection Island.
Time divides and reunites for Melissa Bull, who's moved to a house across from a cemetery in Norwich, England.
Lucy Uprichard reflects on Sarah Schulman's Conflict is not Abuse.
In her Giller Prize-nominated novel The Best Kind of People, Zoe Whittall looks at how rape accusations tear families and small towns apart.
Kim Fu and Andrea Bennett discuss Sonja Larsen's Red Star Tattoo.
Andrea Bennett interviews Emily Davidson about pitching, submitting, and rejection.
Nathalie Laflamme reviews Chester Brown's Mary Wept Over the Feet of Jesus.
Erica Ruth Kelly discusses Abbas Kiarostami's death, and the twenty-four-hour news cycle.
Laura Ritland reviews How Thought Feels: The Poetry of M. Travis Lane, which recognizes the work of one of Canada's best (and unheralded) poets.
Andrea Bennett speaks with Drew Nelles about the case for killing the traditional front-of-book magazine section.
Climbing the Tree of Life with Sigal Samuel, author of The Mystics of Mile End.
When the Habs traded Patrick Roy in 1995, Nordiques felt a wave of schadenfreude—but not for long.
Katrya Bolger speaks with Samuel Archibald about how he turned local stories from his hometown into the Giller Prize nominated book of Arvida.
Hyena Road is Paul Gross' latest attempt at a flashy war film that showcases Canadian identity. Alan Randolph Jones on why the film is too thoughtful to be good propaganda, but too dumb to be any good.
Stephen Harper made disdain for science and knowledge a political weapon. Incoming Prime Minister Justin Trudeau would be wise to remember his father's motto: “Reason over passion.”
Laura Ritland and Ruth Daniell discuss two poetry debuts that focus on the transformational power of journeys.
Erika Lust, feminist porn director and creator of XConfessions, discusses her filmmaking process, attempting realism in pornography and the impossibility of pleasing everybody.
As online magazine Lemon Hound ceases operations, poets Kevin Spenst and Andrea Bennett discuss its legacy and impact on poetry in Canada.