soundbite Preview: Stephen Beaumont’s “Notes to a Culinary Artist”

The longest of our soundbite pieces in volume 2, this story blends prose, music, and cooking into a delicious entree!

Stephen Beaumont is from the UK but has spent the last 24 years in North America. A hospitality veteran, he lives on Lake St Clair in Ontario, Canada. www.stephenbeaumont.com

 

soundbite Preview: ryan fitzpatrick’s “Why Whatever It Is Sucks”

ryan fitzpatrick is rounding out our soundbite previews, which means we’re just about ready to launch the collected volume! ryan has a second poem appearing in soundbite as well as two others in antilang., so get ready to hear and read a lot more from him.

ryan fitzpatrick lives and writes in Toronto. He is the author of two books of poetry: Fortified Castles (Talonbooks, 2014) and Fake Math (Snare, 2007).

soundbite Preview: Megan Misztal’s “Smash”

“Smash” is one of Megan’s two pieces in soundbite vol. 2. She also has a short poem, “Salt,” appearing in antilang. no. 3.

Megan Misztal is a writer with an MA degree in English Literature. She was awarded the George Johnston Poetry Prize in 2015 and has previously been published in Bywords magazine.

soundbite Preview: Carol Krause’s “The Unseen World Under my Sweater”

A Toronto-based poet and lover of caves, Carol Krause’s writing explores the gift and wound in mental disruption. Carol supports youth to make meaning of their experiences through discussion and art.

You can read more of her work in antilang. no. 3, coming soon!

soundbite Preview: Paul Meunier’s “Ionize”

Paul is a returning voice to The ALP, check out his poem “Orion” in our inaugural issue. Delight in this robot sex poem! 

Paul Meunier is an English PhD student at the University of Calgary, studying experimental poetry. Paul also has a photography background, and he explores relationships between visual art, poetry, and subject representation.

soundbite Preview: Andriana Minou’s “Lake Labyrinth”

We’re almost ready to launch antilang. no. 3 and soundbite vol. 2, which means it’s time for some previews! 

Andriana Minou is one of only a few international contributors this time around, but her intense blend of spoken word poetry and rhythmic vocals makes her piece “Lake Labyrinth” the perfect first pick for our winter preview.

Andriana Minou is a writer and musician based in London. Her work as a writer has been included in several anthologies and literary journals in Greece, the UK and the US.

soundbite Preview: Lissa McFarland’s “09.13.17”

In competition for the shortest piece in soundbite vol. 1, Lissa McFarland reads her poem about raking leaves (something a lot of us can relate to this season, as long as the snow holds off). You can find her other poem “05.02.18” about spring flowers in soundbite and her creative non-fiction/prose-poem “04.26.17” on page 64 of antilang. no. 2.

soundbite Preview: Zelda Baiano’s “Unchained Melody”

Zelda Baiano was, we’re proud to say, our very first fan–the first person who isn’t a personal friend or family member to really take notice and give us lots of virtual love on social media. So we’re equally proud to publish this emerging Canadian poet with “Unchained Melody” in soundbite (she also has another poem, “Intimacy,” on page 40 of antilang. no. 2).BaianoZelda Baiano is currently studying English Literature and Language at Brock University in Southern Ontario. She has been previously published in two anthologies, The Night’s Voice, and Fresh Ink 2016.