antilang. no. 7 is LIVE!

After a year of themed issues and guest editors we're excited to return to our roots with an unthemed issue of Good Short Writing. antilang. no. 7 broke our previous record for most submissions and brings together 28 voices sharing short fiction, poetry, and mixed media on topics ranging from the ongoing pandemic and struggles… Continue reading antilang. no. 7 is LIVE!

The antilang. anthology is on its way!

Good news, friends. After some minor mechanical mishaps at the printers, we've successfully produced our full run of antilang.'s annual anthology, no. 4-6! We're now in the midst of sending copies out to our amazing contributors, guest editors, and supporters on Patreon & Kickstarter. Please Note: if you live outside of Canada, the delivery of your… Continue reading The antilang. anthology is on its way!

On Privilege

The ALP and its permanent board are privileged. Personally, we are white, cis, and (mostly)able-bodied, and this allows us to move through the world in very different ways from many of our contributors or guest editors. Our privileges have also afforded us opportunities to grow our writing and editorial experiences, which in turn enable us… Continue reading On Privilege

Nimble. Prairie. Celebrations. Sarah Ens’s The World is Mostly Sky

Sarah Ens bursts onto the Canadian poetry scene with her debut collection, The World is Mostly Sky, published by Turnstone Press and launched via Zoom on May 7th. Refreshingly stark yet melodic, we shamelessly stole our first keyword “nimble” from Jeanette Lynes’s description of this collection during its launch. We hope you support Sarah by… Continue reading Nimble. Prairie. Celebrations. Sarah Ens’s The World is Mostly Sky

Intimately. Enjambed. Dualities. Conyer Clayton’s We Shed Our Skin Like Dynamite

We seem to be enamored with short books bearing long titles, and Conyer Clayton’s We Shed Our Skin Like Dynamite is no exception. This debut full-length collection of poetry is part of Guernica Editions’ First Poets Series and can be found on the publisher’s website or at your local independent bookseller.  Intimately. Clayton’s speaker intimately… Continue reading Intimately. Enjambed. Dualities. Conyer Clayton’s We Shed Our Skin Like Dynamite

Bewitching. Feminist. Fairy Tales. Amy LeBlanc’s I know something you don’t know

Amy LeBlanc’s debut poetry collection I know something you don’t know is a short book with a long title available now for order through local bookstores or directly from the publisher (Gordon Hill Press) to be delivered to your door. We recommend you brew yourself a mug of tea (with milk, preferably) and tuck into… Continue reading Bewitching. Feminist. Fairy Tales. Amy LeBlanc’s I know something you don’t know