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Fall 1996 / 2.20

Excerpt from Taken
Adam and Eve Suite
The Thing Inside
COVER: from the collection of Colin Browne


COUN BROWNE s film project. Altar— the working text of the narration appears in this issue — should be completed by early 1997. He is also working on an article about Wyndham Lewis, "The Atrocities of Genius," and a screenplay entitled I'll Be Loving You. His poem "So What?" appeared in issue No. 17/18, Series 2, of this magazine. He lives in Vancouver, B.C.

CHRISTOS DIKEAKOS was born in Greece on 6 August 1946 and emigrated to Canada in 1955. Since 1969, his work has dealt primarily with photo-based art issues.

BERNICE FRIESEN lives in Saskatchewan. She has been published in Grain, NeWest Review, Western People, Prairie Fire, Prairie Journal, CV2, and The Dalhousie Review and has work forthcoming in the anthology eye wuz here. Her visual art has appeared in Grain, Prism International, and on the cover of Dig. She has received three major awards from the Saskatchewan Writers Guild, two for short fiction and one for young adult Fiction. Her essay "Beijing In Four Days" was in the final judging of the 1996 Tilden Canadian Literary Awards. Her short story collection, The Seasons Are Horses, was published by Thistledown Press in 1995 and was shortlisted in the Saskatchewan Book Awards for both Fiction and Children's Literature. The title story won the 1996 Vicky Metcalf short story award.

DAPHNE MARLATT lives in Victoria. She teaches occasionally in the Women's Studies Department at the University of Victoria and this summer taught both there and at Simon Fraser University. Taken will be appearing this fall from House of Anansi Press. A book of her essays will be published next year by New West. Currently, she is editing a manuscript called Mother Talk, which Roy Kiyooka was trying to finish when he died.