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Psychic Insight

To keep us squirts amused during the summer months, Margaret, my grandmother often humoured us by reading our tea leaves to predict the future as she sat with us in her pink polyester pyjamas, snug in her kitchen after breakfast, the fire in the wood-burning stove behind us, giving off one last crack before burning…

Join Gayle for a Reading on June 17

Gayle Nemeth has been invited to read alongside several other emerging Saskatchewan writers next month. The event is hosted by the Saskatchewan Writers Guild. You can read all about the event here. Start: June 17, 2022 – 7:00 pmTo: 8:30 pm LocationDelta Hotel Downtown – 405 20th St E, Saskatoon, SK S7K 6X6 ContactTea Gerbeza – Program…

If It Is Made for Good, It’s Good

I had not expected to find myself driving down into the Qu’Appelle Valley that crisp but brilliantly sunny morning last October. As I looked across, I saw the valley and the hills as a palette of people’s lives over generations, their history a small slice relative to the valley’s glacial formation. Three days earlier, I’d…

Nests

Poet Neil Aitkens once shared with me the concept of our childhood homes as “nests,” our need to return to them, at least in a literary sense.
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