Issue 45: Spring 2019

Issue 45: Spring 2019 is here! This edition features yet another excellent array of fiction, poetry, and non-fiction representing the best new and established writing from Canada and beyond.

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Madame Flora’s.

By Camilla Grudova

Victoria’s menses stopped. Her nanny looked through her old diaper bustles, the ones that hadn’t been thrown away yet. It had not arrived when it ...

The In-Between Water.

By Adrian De Leon and Oubah Osman

Please click the image below to enlarge the poem.    ...

OF VICES AND REARS or Why I’ve Stopped Reading Jane Austen.

By Jeremiah Bartram

I’m sick of rereading Jane Austen. Oh, I know, she’s a great writer. I don’t dispute that fact. I’m a fan. I’ve read all her novels many tim...

“Horizontally Piled Clouds”: An Interview with Paul Herron of Sky Blue Press.

By Jennavieve McClelland

“I am living too swiftly; the fruits are falling, they are too heavy for the trees. I look at the sky, driving home with Hugo, a sky all in horizont...

Lost Sisters: I Become a Delight to My Enemies.

By Julie McIsaac

Sara Peters’ I Become a Delight to My Enemies is a clever, genre-blending work that portrays a complex and deeply affective picture of feminism and ...

The Town Crier

News and Announcements.

May 27th, 2019

Issue 45: Spring 2019 is here!

Dear Readers, Issue 45: Spring 2019 has finally arrived, and it brings with it an exciting array of fiction, poetry, and non-fiction for your enjoyment. This issue’s fiction features “Madame Flora’s” by Camilla Grudova and “I WILL NEVER TELL YOU THIS” by Shaelin Bishop, as well as the final short story from the 2018 Thomas Morton Me...

May 7th, 2019

The Puritan is Looking for a New Editor-in-Chief

Since 2007 The Puritan has published some of the country’s best emerging and established writers. This year, we are looking for an editor-in-chief who can build on this success and lead the magazine into the future. The editor-in-chief will: Work closely with the publisher, managing editor, and the rest of the masthead editors to successfully bri...

February 25th, 2019

Issue 44: Winter 2019 has arrived!

Dear Readers, Issue 44: Winter 2019 has finally arrived, and it brings with it an excellent array of fiction, poetry, essays, interviews, and reviews for your enjoyment. This issue’s fiction section features “The Upper North” by JR Boudreau and “Naquan” by Nasir Husain, as well as two short stories from the 2018 Thomas Morton Memorial...