Monique Polak tells the story of how teaching her husband the “niceties of life” led to a case of mistaken identity. She told her story live at This Really Happened at Blue Metropolis in April 2014.
Giller-prize winner Sean Michaels on moments of real connection with Russians he met online on couchsurfing.com. He told his story live at the Blue Metropolis Montreal International Literary Festival in April 2014.
Deadline extended to September 30th! We’re looking for stories on the theme of My Big Mistake. Tell us about the screw-ups, snafus, and blunders that changed your life: the boyfriend you broke up with who was really “the One,” the friendship test you got completely wrong, or the time you misplaced the decimal point with catastrophic consequences.