antilang. no. 9 – Labour – open for submissions!

Our next issue of antilang. magazine is themed around Labour and will be edited with special guest Anahita Jamali Rad. Here are Jamali Rad's thoughts on the theme and what they're looking for in submissions: In this late capitalist moment, labour is driven and defined by algorithmic time, a production cycle of clicks, likes, and subscribes.… Continue reading antilang. no. 9 – Labour – open for submissions!

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!

On Kickstarter: We Made It!

This last month has been a whirlwind for just about everyone on the planet. In addition to dealing with the pandemic, changes to work situations, and social distancing, we at The ALP spent March running our first Kickstarter campaign. And we are thrilled to announce that because of our generous community that shared our posts… Continue reading On Kickstarter: We Made It!

Editor’s Reflection: Jesse Holth on Abrupt Environments

As each of the 3 themed issues that will appear in this print anthology featured guest editors, we thought it would be insightful to have their share their thoughts on the process of team editing, on The ALP's publishing philosophies, and on their favorite parts of the issues they helped curate. So in that spirit,… Continue reading Editor’s Reflection: Jesse Holth on Abrupt Environments

antilang. no. 6 Cover Reveal!

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!

Read antilang. no. 5 – Pithy Politics

Our latest themed issue of antilang. - Pithy Politics - is now live! Huge kudos to Igpy Kin & Kaitlyn Purcell who guest-edited the issue and, of course, thank you to everyone who submitted their work! You can read the issue right here, and on any device via Issuu.

Here’s the Plan: Themed Issue Previews

We don’t have time for new year, new me because we’re too busy with the new ALP! Over the course of an amazing year establishing antilang. and putting together our first three issues, we noticed contributors tend to gravitate toward certain themes and genres. So, to encourage good short writing in these areas while giving… Continue reading Here’s the Plan: Themed Issue Previews

New Work from 32 Contributors!

We're so excited to launch our latest issues of antilang. and soundbite! Check out some amazing short work from established and emerging writers across Canada and beyond. Read antilang. no. 3 and listen to soundbite vol. 2 and tell us what you think!