Abrupt Environments brings together over 25 voices, some known and some new, around a salient topic that often intertwines with political and speculative writing while remaining universally relevant in the anthropocene. It was guest edited by Jesse Holth.
We are so excited to reveal the cover for antilang. no. 6 - Abrupt Environments! The issue, which we hope to launch by the end of the month, features a double-exposed photograph by Victoria Braun. Victoria shared some insight into her creative process as well as the story behind this particular piece: I approach photography… Continue reading antilang. no. 6 Cover Reveal!
Hey everyone! We know you're all eager to read the latest in our trio of themed antilang. issues—Abrupt Environments—but it's been even longer since you've had the chance to hear from us. So, we are very excited to present the long-await 4th volume of soundbite! This volume has everything we love about orality and performance. It… Continue reading soundbite vol. 4 is LIVE!
We're so excited to reveal the cover of antilang. no. 5 - Pithy Politics by Sarah McClelland, selected and designed by Art Director Lissa McFarland! Artist's Statement: The cover art was inspired by an image of my mother in regalia at a powwow. I was reminded of the red shawl she made in honour of… Continue reading antilang. no. 5 Cover Reveal!
One of her three poems focused on Ancient Greek figures in soundbite vol. 3, Avery Isbrucker's "Medusa" will lure you in with alliteration and half-rhyme. Avery is a Gemini born in the year of the rat who finds astrology a little too poetic for her own good. She is a neurodivergent, queer Canadian woman living on… Continue reading soundbite Preview: “Medusa” by Avery Isbrucker
Has a huge ball ever entered your life tangentially and unexpectedly? If so, you should check out this flash story by Marc Cinanni. It won't offer any advice for dealing with the huge ball, but it will let you know you aren't alone. If this hasn't happened to you, then you should definitely listen to… Continue reading soundbite Preview: “Huge Ball” by Marc Cinanni
Take a listen to this preview (read by our editor, Jordan Bolay), then head over to our latest volume of soundbite to find out how Jordie Skinner's short story ends and what these parents are up to. Fun fact: this is the longest piece to appear in any volume of soundbite (and we promise it's worth… Continue reading soundbite Preview: “Naked Curiosity” by Jordie Skinner
We know you've all been anxiously waiting for our latest installment of soundbite and here it is! Vol. 3 features work from all new contributors (we have not published any of them previously in either soundbite or antilang.). We also have a great mix of emerging writers and established authors, so be sure to listen to the… Continue reading soundbite vol. 3 LIVE!
"Restart the Universe" is one of two celestial-themed poems by Sarah Abernethy appearing in soundbite vol. 3. Get ready to hear her other piece when the issue launches later today! Sarah is a post-secondary student and staff writer for Affinity Magazine. Her work has been published by the Young Writers of Canada and the Toronto… Continue reading soundbite Preview: “Restart the Universe” by Sarah Abernethy
Take a listen to the only international piece appearing in soundbite vol. 3! Andrea “Vocab” Sanderson (vocalist, rapper, poet) hosts 2nd Verse, Jazz & Poetry with a Purpose. She’s published in Pariah Anthology SFA Press (March 2016) and Sycorax’s Daughters (Cedar Groove Publishing, January 2017). You can listen to her other recordings on soundcloud.