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Subscriptions always start with the next issue. We publish in the Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter. To that end, subscriptions purchased starting after November 9 will start with Issue 12 (May 2022).
Stack Magazine Awards Nomination for Best use of photography, 2019
Art Direction Grand Prix, Canadian Magazine Awards, 2019-2020-2021
Grafika Award, 2017
Past contributors include:
- Chris Burkard, photographer
- Yvon Chouinard, founder Patagonia
- Sheila Watt-Cloutier, Indigenous leader
- Dave Courchene, Indigenous leader
- Matthieu Dugal, science journalist
- Dan O’Brien, farmer, falconer and author
- Shelma Jun, climber and founder, Flash Foxy
- Ellen MacArthur, sailor and entrepreneur
- Sarain Fox, activist
- Bernie Krause, sound ecologist
- Michael Pollan, author
- Liz Plank, journalist, Vox
- Chelsea Vowel, fiction author
A note on advertising
BESIDE Magazine is free of traditional advertising, with the exception of a few select sponsored articles developed with carefully chosen partners whose values and vision we admire.
Our magazine is printed in Quebec on Rolland Enviro paper, a 100 per cent post-consumer paper.
- Linda Besner
- Gabrielle E. W. Carter
- Dexter & Byron Peart
- Myia Antone
- Anupa Mistry
- Todd Antony
- Marcia Bjornerud
- And many more . . .
Issue 11, release date: November 9, 2021
It often feels like time is happening to us, a fickle and unforgiving force beyond our control. But there are other ways to experience it. In this issue, BESIDE presents stories and essays about tuning into time’s astonishing plurality: seasons and harvests, rocks and trees, rituals and traditions. Time spent creating and connecting; time saved or gloriously wasted. Because changing the world might just begin with changing our relationship to time.
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Do you mostly experience nature online, or in real life?
Our modern lives are increasingly marked by a tension between connection and disconnection, between new technologies and nature. How can we make these necessary extremes meet? Green Screen, the inaugural title of our BESIDE Journals, casts a curious, comical, and commonsense gaze upon this new reality—ours to embrace and to reinvent.DISCOVER OUR FIRST JOURNAL