Amy LeBlanc is the author of two chapbooks, most recently Ladybird, Ladybird (Anstruther Press 2018). Her debut book of poetry, I know something you don't know, is forthcoming in Spring 2020 with Gordon Hill Press. Her work has also appeared in Room, The Puritan, and Prairie Fire, along with many others. Amy is the current Non-Fiction Editor… Continue reading Reader Spotlight: Amy LeBlanc
Lissa McFarland (some relation to co-founding editor Allie McFarland) is usually a visual artist (she did the wonderful logo art and print covers!). She is also the art director for The ALP! According to her Instagram profile (@lil.trashlord), she's a big gay from YYC, a sandwich connoisseur, sunshine incarnate, and a ramen enthusiast.
David Martin works as a literacy instructor in Calgary. His poetry has been awarded the CBC Poetry Prize and has appeared in journals such as The Malahat Review, The Fiddlehead, Grain, Event, CV2, and Alberta Views. His first collection of poems is Tar Swan (NeWest Press, 2018). @tarswanpoems http://www.davidjohnmartin.ca
Adrienne Adams is a poet, artist and curator dedicated to inter-sectional space. She curates Woolf’s Voices (aka Virginia); joking it's excuse to howl in public. Published in FreeFall, Wax, antilang., Car poems in Politics/letters and forthcoming in Polyglot and several other publications. @adamsel.adams
Kat Heger is in her second year at the University of Calgary studying Creative Writing and Biochemistry. Her writing reflects a merging of the two incongruous worlds with a flare for ethical debate. "Bitter Marzipan" is Kat's first publication and the antilang. launch will be her first public reading, so come out and celebrate!
Shannon McConnell is a writer, teacher and musician originally from Vancouver, British Columbia. In 2017, she completed her MFA in Writing at the University of Saskatchewan. Her work has appeared in various literary magazines across Canada. When it's this cold outside, who doesn't love complaining about the weather? Come by McNally Robinson Bookseller's TODAY at… Continue reading Reader Spotlight: Shannon McConnell
BB has been an academic for more than 20 years. Currently, she is an MFA student at the University of Saskatchewan. She grew up in South America and has lived in the US, the UK, Belgium, and Canada. If you've ever wondered how to pronounce "xoloitzcuintli," come by McNally Robinson Bookseller's tomorrow at 7pm to… Continue reading Reader Spotlight: BB
Cameron G. Muir is a retired lawyer, now returned to Saskatoon as a student in the MFA in Writing program at the University of Saskatchewan. Cameron writes contemporary and historical fiction. Come hear him read at McNally Robinson Bookseller's in Saskatoon tomorrow evening!
K.S.A. Brazier-Tompkins hails from north-western Ontario, but spent much of her youth in New Brunswick. She received a Ph.D. in English from the University of Saskatchewan. Her published work includes articles, novels, short stories, and poetry. Brevity is not her strength, but she approaches it most closely through poetry. She's the first of our readers… Continue reading Reader Spotlight – K.S.A Brazier-Tompkins
Toni Hiatt writes mostly stories, songs, and pen-pal letters. She has a poem in antilang. and hopes to write more poems “one day” (which will be in September when the MFAs are forced into poetry). She has studied anthropology, classical voice, jazz music, and herbalism, and draws inspiration from forests, folklore, and Jungian psychology among… Continue reading Get-to-Know-the-Readers: Toni