soundbite Preview: Danica Lorer’s “Regret”

We know we've already launched the volume, but we can't resist spotlighting Danica Lorer's "Regret." This fishy flash fic will delight and leave you with none of what the title's promises! Click the excerpt below to hear her piece, and why not listen to the rest of the volume while you're there? Her story opens… Continue reading soundbite Preview: Danica Lorer’s “Regret”

soundbite Preview: Neil Surkan’s “A Walk”

You aren't out of the woods yet; we've got a few more previews for you now that antilang. no. 2 and soundbite vol. 1 are out! Neil Surkan's "A Walk" engages with the thingness of things and the spaces they occupy, both in our world and our memories. He is one of two soundbite-exclusive contributors… Continue reading soundbite Preview: Neil Surkan’s “A Walk”

3, (antilang. no.) 2, (soundbite vol.) 1, LAUNCH!

We promised you more good. short. writing., and we hope you enjoy! Check out our latest issue of antilang. and our inaugural issue of soundbite Thanks for all your support, and lots of love from the ALP team! (and don't worry, you can still read antilang. no. 1 in our archive)

soundbite Preview: Dorota Renée’s “Conium Dreams”

Some of the pieces from the first volume of soundbite feature light musical accompaniment, and the subtle keyboard in Dorota Renée's "Conium Dreams" really emphasizes the poem's trance-like style. Dorota Renée is a Master's student at Concordia, a writer of poetry and fiction, and a lover of nostalgia, vintage film, and the occult.

soundbite Preview: Chris Kelly’s “Excerpt from A Kid Called Chatter”

While an audio collection of short readings does lend itself quite well to poetry, we also have some fiction appearing in our first volume of soundbite. Clocking in at a whopping three minutes and eighteen seconds, Chris Kelly's excerpt from his novel A Kid Called Chatter is the longest piece forthcoming in soundbite. And in… Continue reading soundbite Preview: Chris Kelly’s “Excerpt from A Kid Called Chatter”

soundbite Preview: Allison Iriye’s “Can You See Me?”

Allison Iriye's bio says that she is a recent University of Calgary graduate who writes about the people in (and out) of her life. But what this fails to mention is her time spent on the Nōditorial (Nōd Magazine's editing team), where she met and worked alongside our editor Allie. Allison now spends her time chasing… Continue reading soundbite Preview: Allison Iriye’s “Can You See Me?”

antilang. Preview: Lip Manegio’s “survival of the tomboy”

The first of our long weekend double-feature previews! Lip Manegio's "survival of the tomboy," after Canadian performer Ivan Coyote's 2016 Tomboy Survival Guide, is a spoken word piece that walks the hinterlands of flash fic and prose poetry. Lip Manegio is a queer, trans nonbinary poet from Boston working towards a BFA in creative writing… Continue reading antilang. Preview: Lip Manegio’s “survival of the tomboy”

soundbite Preview: Nathan Dueck’s “Kapowieeee”

eeeyowhacklonk bangeth zok aieee bangeth As soon as we read the opening line to Nathan Dueck's onomatopoeic poem "Kapowieeee" we knew we had to accelerate our plans to publish soundbite as an audio counterpart to antilang. Dueck's quirky narrative—a comic book-esque fist fight stripped of all but the sound effects—is the first piece for which we… Continue reading soundbite Preview: Nathan Dueck’s “Kapowieeee”