Welcome to Esoterica

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Esoterica is a magazine for those not well equipped to quiet their brain, who inhale thoughtful articles on topics that hover near the periphery of popular culture and the news agenda and ruminate on them for weeks, much to the chagrin of their lovers, partners, and co-workers.

As Leonard Cohen so poignantly wrote: “Somebody Said Lift That Veil.” Well, that someone is us. Welcome to Esoterica, the magazine that will bring your brain back to the post-pandemic world.

Leah Eichler

Big Ideas

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Focusing on people and information, this section is a digital series on the pressing topics and ideas currently informing our state of the world. Esoterica understands the importance of sharing information to create an interconnected world. Here you will find our explorations of ‘big ideas’ and interesting topics facing our society.

Musings

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Whether it be frequent conversations held around the dinner table or solo thoughts you are ruminating on a Sunday afternoon, the act of musing lets us open up our imaginations to the unexpected, unattended thoughts that occupy our brain space. This section explores some of the recent topics Esoterica has been following from around the world.

Interviews

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Esoterica speaks with the interesting, intelligent and curious.

Fiction

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A little of this, a little of that. A collection of new fiction, articles and other published works that are currently touching my heart. Stories thread our lives together and unite us in the shared human experience.

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Girls Unwanted: Part I

George F. Walker is one of Canada’s most prolific and popular playwrights. Since beginning his theatre career in the early 1970s, Walker has written more

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Biafran Man

By Jonathan Papernick That summer, the boys of Owl Bunk called the new kid who never spoke “Polio Arms,” “Mr. Skin and Bones,” and sometimes, when

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Runner’s High

By Lauren Lytle Stepping over the barricade on the mountain trail, I start my nightly run. I already start sliding on the melted snow left

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Girls Unwanted: Part I

George F. Walker is one of Canada’s most prolific and popular playwrights. Since beginning his theatre career in the early 1970s, Walker has written more

Read More »
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Biafran Man

By Jonathan Papernick That summer, the boys of Owl Bunk called the new kid who never spoke “Polio Arms,” “Mr. Skin and Bones,” and sometimes, when

Read More »
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Runner’s High

By Lauren Lytle Stepping over the barricade on the mountain trail, I start my nightly run. I already start sliding on the melted snow left

Read More »

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