One of the biggest responses we've been getting since launching The ALP is "I love your lit mag! Where can I buy it?" So, we're very excited to announce that thanks to the opportunities offered by our recent grant, you can now buy antilang.—both in print and as a downloadable PDF—right here on our website! We're… Continue reading For Sale: Good. Short. Writing!
Exciting news for our readers: we've upgraded our software and you can now read all issues of antilang. on any device via Issuu! Check out no. 3's new look below, or revisit no. 2 and no. 1 on their new pages. http://issuu.com/antilangmag/docs/antilang._no._3?e=37031904/67874651
Our primary goal with Patreon is to pay our contributing artists, both former and future, allowing us to support and promote emerging talent and put them into dialogue with established writers. As promised in our "The Acrobatics of Bureaucracy" entry, we are now shamelessly asking for any donations on Patreon. We know many of our contributors… Continue reading Now Accepting Donations!
Good. Short. Writing. Welcome to The Anti-Languorous Project, home of antilang., a magazine of literary brevity. We’re really excited to be here (and we hope you are too)! On this blog (as in the magazine) we celebrate a three-word philosophy. Good. Short. Writing. That’s it. We will be posting brief ‘get-to-know’ our editors (Allie and Jordan)… Continue reading Hello!
ALP co-founding editor Allie McFarland recently discussed antilang., soundbite, and our new grant on Lit Happens with host and soundbite contributor Danica Lorer. Watch the interview below and then give Danica's short story another listen!
As we introduce you to work from our guest editors, we also want to remind you of our amazing Art Director, Lissa McFarland, who is currently looking for cover art submissions for our Succinct Speculations issue (so please reach out to her on Instagram @antilangmag if you have some art / know anyone who does).… Continue reading Get to Know the Team: Art Director Lissa McFarland’s “04.26.17”
Check out Jaclyn Morken's fantastical flash fic called "Nowhere" from our inaugural issue. Jaclyn now volunteers as one of the guest editors for our forthcoming issue of antilang. -- Succinct Speculations. https://issuu.com/antilangmag/docs/antilang_no._1_web_final/84
It has been said that inside every cynic is a disappointed idealist: Pt. 1: Apocalypse When I was a boy, my blue eyes were bright. When I opened them, behind frightened irides refractions lied. On one side of the screen, I sit comfy on the couch, eating a bowl of Napoleon ice-cream. I like vanilla… Continue reading Jan/Feb Flash Contest Winner: Taylor Skaalrud’s “Behind Blue Eyes”
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Raise your hand if January came out of nowhere and left just as quick! With our online launch of antilang. no. 3 and soundbite vol. 2 and our upcoming hard-copy launch, we were super busy (and we know all of you were too) so we decided that instead of a new contest for February, we… Continue reading Jan/Feb Flash Contest Reveal
Hello ALP supporters! This last month we successfully launched our annual print edition of antilang. (no. 2-3) in both Saskatoon and Calgary and at these launches we had the pleasure of announcing that we have received our first federal grant! In keeping with our policy of transparency, we wanted to let you know what this… Continue reading On Money and Vision: or, We Got a Grant!
Michaela Stephen is a writer, events coordinator, and ESL instructor. She recently completed her Master of Arts in English Literature at the University of Calgary in 2017. Her fiction and poetry have previously been published by antilang., Awkward Mermaid magazine, and The Impressment Gang. She lives in Calgary with her cat Banana Loaf. Last year,… Continue reading Reader Spotlight: Michaela Stephen