The Profile

The Young Taxidermist of Alberta

Where some see barbarism, Levi Wiebe sees connection.


Alexandra Leggat’s Two Wolves Press.

The Ephemera

The Fiction

The Ephemera

The Canada “Issue”

Why Taddle Creek is celebrating Canada, but not Canada 150.

The Features

Lessons From the Reporters’ Trenches

The magazine’s resident City Building columnist reflects on his three decades at the Toronto Star.

The Comix

The Gallery

The Faces of Poetry

Melanie Janisse-Barlow’s Poets Series.

The Poems

“Tight shirts—tight slacks—tight smile / perfect blonds every night.”

If I Were Burt Reynolds” by

The Podcast

“Hey, did you see that they added a new letter to the alphabet?”

Fad to Grey” by

The Award Nominees

The Profiles Archive

A Break with Conventions

With a new book of short stories, a successful series of chapbooks, and the editor’s chair of Broken Pencil, Emily Schultz scores a D.I.Y. hat trick.

The Moral Pornographer

Is Tamara Faith Berger’s work highbrow fiction or lowbrow smut? Does it matter?

Bunny Heads and Stranger Things

The wandering eye of Sonja Ahlers.

The Comix Archive



Another notable Canadian you may not know, also from Ontario: Merle Foster. Terry Murray’s short profile from 2009.

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Percy Faith—a famous Canadian you may not know. Alfred Holden’s award-wanting profile from 2000.

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Ontario Week continues with Alfred Holden’s 2004 profile of the longtime Toronto resident Jane Jacobs.

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