Surreal Referential Vignettes: Review of Andriana Minou’s The Fabulous Dead

"Along with the reference to famous people, every vignette in this collection also refers to food or drink. The dead, it seems, revel in coffee and sauerkraut, ice cream and whiskey, much like the living. The Skyscraper Queen herself indulges in lists of food until it seems she would burst. Food and drinks are sensuously described, but the consumption of them is the key element tying these stories together. The characters consume foods and drinks the way the Skyscraper Queen consumes their stories and identities (and, perhaps, the way readers consume details of the lives of famous celebrities)."

On Kickstarter: One Week Left!

Hello antilangers! This is it‒the final push for our Kickstarter. We apologise for not updating as regularly about our progress, but have you heard what’s happening around the world? With COVID-19 impacting us all, especially with new-found financial hardships, we hate having to ask for your donations. In a perfect world, we would all have… Continue reading On Kickstarter: One Week Left!

Get to Know the Editors: Kaitlyn’s “Love Is” and “Fort Smith”

Our guest editor, Kaitlyn Purcell, introduced herself in an earlier blog post, but we thought you might want to read some of her creative writing. Follow this link to read her interview with Metatron Press, and find two flash pieces at the end of the interview.

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!

Patreon: Step-by-Step

Hello! As you probably already know, we are accepting donations via Patreon in the hope to pay our contributors (soon). But, you might ask, what is Patreon? Simply put, it is a website that connects artists and art projects to patrons (think England circa the Renaissance but online, and instead of one wealthy person supporting… Continue reading Patreon: Step-by-Step

Issue 2 Cover Art Contest

What does literary brevity look like? Show us! Hey everyone, we've been vetting your writing for antilang. no. 2 and we're blown away by your incredible words! Now we're looking for an amazing piece of art that captures the essence of good short writing for the issue's cover. What does literary brevity look like? Show us! Maybe you'll go… Continue reading Issue 2 Cover Art Contest