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This Magazine

For the American poetry magazine, see This (journal).
This Magazine
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Editor Lauren McKeon
Art Director Dave Donald
Editor Emeritus Mel Watkins
Frequency Bimonthly
Publisher Lisa Whittington-Hill
First issue April 1966 (1966-April)
Company Red Maple Foundation
Country Canada
Based in Toronto
Language English
Website
ISSN 1491-2678

This Magazine is an independent alternative Canadian political magazine. It was launched "by a gang of school activists" in April 1966 as This Magazine is About Schools, a journal covering political issues in the education system.[1][2] During its early years, its editorial offices were located near the University of Toronto in space rented from Co-operative College Residences Inc., which in the late 1960s spawned the experimental "free university" Rochdale College. The educational philosophy of Rochdale College was influenced by this association, and by several individuals who published in This Magazine, especially Dennis Lee. The name was shortened to simply This Magazine in 1973, and it gradually expanded its focus to include a wide variety of political, arts and cultural writing from a progressive perspective.

This Magazine is one of Canada’s longest-publishing alternative journals.[2] Praised for integrating commentary and investigative reporting with in-depth arts coverage, it has been instrumental in trumpeting the new works of young Canadian writers and artists. This Magazine has introduced the early work of some of Canada's most notable writers, critics and artists.

This Magazine is published six times a year by the Red Maple Foundation, a registered charity, and receives financial support from the Canada Council for the Arts and the Ontario Arts Council. It is indexed in the Canadian Periodical Index, the Canadian Literary Press Index, Alternative Press Index and the Canadian Magazine Index, and on microfiche and microfilm from University Microfilm, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

The magazine's current editor is Lauren McKeon, and its current publisher is Lisa Whittington-Hill.[3]

Prominent Canadian writers published in This Magazine have included:

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