Over the past twenty years, The Walrus has been a steady bellwether of must-read writing. For our 20th anniversary, we’ve collected works that still surprise us, impress us, move us.
Here are some of the best profiles that we’ve published.
BY DEREK WEBSTER
For Sheila Fischman, translation represents the hope that our country’s fractured identity can be healed by understanding how others see the world
BY SUZANNAH SHOWLER
At fifty-one, Dion is wrapping up her Vegas residency with a world tour, an album, and two movies in the works. Why has it taken forty years for the world’s most talented singer to finally become cool?
BY GENNA BUCK
It’s been one year since she became the most famous figure skater in the world. How do you move on from being the best?
BY SARAH LISS
She first gained fame as a child actor. The writer and director has been confronting the traumas of these early experiences ever since
BY KATRINA ONSTAD
The first decade in the life of a Canadian girl
BY ADNAN KHAN
Canadian one day, stateless the next. Who is responsible for someone no country wants to claim?
BY DREW NELLES
Her music is like nothing else in the world
BY SAMIA MADWAR
The national Inuit representative is the most important leader many Canadians haven’t heard of