The Trent Wilkie

Trent Wilkie is a writer/journalist/performer in Edmonton Alberta, Canada. Trent has written for CBC Radio (The Irrelevant Show), See Magazine, Vue Magazine, NinjaVideo.net, Merge Magazine, Toronto Life and Fitness, Canadian Emergency News, FFWD Magazine and Horrornews.net.

Recent Blog Posts

CBC Poetry Prize
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CBC Poetry Prize
Some of the first serious writing I ever did was poetry. I was 15. I started writing poetry because who fucking cares. Poetry continued into my adulthood. Mostly when I was guiding […]
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Full of Hell
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Full of Hell
Annie Strom was 5’4 and full of hell. On the ice, off the ice, she walked like she was 6’10 and made out of mountains. This was one of the reasons she […]
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Interview with GOT’s Sean Savage
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    For Sean Savage, being a camera operator is more than just helping frame a shot. Savage, who shot the films The Last Kingdom, Elizabeth and is the ‘A’ camera operator […]
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Rheo makes media consumption easy
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“The way we find media has changed,” says Alan Cannistraro, CEO of Rheo. “What technology has done of the past few year is it has really catered to the idea that if […]
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Story Summit 2017: Ed Lantz
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Story Summit 2017: Ed Lantz
*This is the first in a series of stories focusing on a lovely little gathering in Banff called The Story Summit. I was invited there by the inventive people of AMPIA to […]
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Enabling hate
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Kerry Diotte is my Minister of Parliament (MP). He is my representative in Ottawa. He is the person I go to in hopes of having a national voice to air my opinions […]
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Somebody Has To Say It All
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Somebody Has To Say It All
I was once told that trying to explain canoe trip to people was like trying to cut vegetables with a screwdriver. Here is my attempt. Yesterday sucked. And it was awesome. I […]
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23 and (adopted) Me
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23 and (adopted) Me
In a moment of late night pregnant online shopping/nesting/love my opulent wife bought me a DNA test from the groovy people at 23andMe. I spit in a vile. I mailed it away. I waited. […]
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Sung to the tune of ‘Take it Easy’
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Sung to the tune of ‘Take it Easy’
I performed this bit for Booty Goose’s Weird Al Karaoke. It was a super fun night. As the title says, it is sung to the tune of ‘Take it Easy’ by the […]
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Book Review: Rebel Media’s ‘The Destroyers’
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Book Review: Rebel Media’s ‘The Destroyers’
Having Ezra Levant write the prologue to a book that he basically published is like having your mother tell you how pretty you are.
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