In our most recent blog posts we’ve been talking a lot about our editing philosophies or editing advice for genre writing. Today, we’re going to take a more general look at poetic line breaks. All poems (except prose poems) have line breaks, but why? What do line breaks actually do? And how do you know… Continue reading On Poetry: Line Breaks
One of the biggest responses we've been getting since launching The ALP is "I love your lit mag! Where can I buy it?" So, we're very excited to announce that thanks to the opportunities offered by our recent grant, you can now buy antilang.—both in print and as a downloadable PDF—right here on our website! We're… Continue reading For Sale: Good. Short. Writing!
Exciting news for our readers: we've upgraded our software and you can now read all issues of antilang. on any device via Issuu! Check out no. 3's new look below, or revisit no. 2 and no. 1 on their new pages. http://issuu.com/antilangmag/docs/antilang._no._3?e=37031904/67874651
We’ve been talking a lot about genre as we gear up to open our themed issue of antilang. – Succinct Speculations – for submissions. But what about form? “SpecFic” is a bit of a misnomer – it suggests that speculative writing is always fiction, and that’s obviously not true. Speculative writing is no alien to… Continue reading On Speculative Forms
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
Rosalind Goldsmith lives in Toronto and began writing short fiction several years ago. She has written radio plays for CBC and a play for the Blyth Theatre Festival. Her stories have appeared in the Quilliad, the Danforth Review, Flash Fiction, Thrice Fiction, Pop Shot UK, Litro UK, and filling Station. Read the rest of our… Continue reading antilang. Preview: Rosalind Goldsmith’s “The One About-“
Meaghan Hackinen is a writer, cyclist, and retired roller girl originally from the West Coast of BC. Her prose explores relationships, experiences on the road, and encounters with wild places. Read the rest here (pages 14-15). And if you happen to be in Saskatoon on January 25th, you should also check out her talk "24… Continue reading antilang. Preview: Meaghan Hackinen’s “El Cien”
Frances Boyle's books are Light-carved Passages (poetry) and Tower (a novella). Her poems and short stories have appeared in literary magazines ranging from long-established to brand new projects. Visit http://www.francesboyle.com. Finish reading her poem "Beam" here (pages 16-17) and check out her other two poems, "Choler" and "Unrehearsed," also in antilang. no. 3!
Christopher Brown is pursuing his PhD a city of magpies. In 2018, he was selected for the RBC Taylor Prize's inaugural Emerging Writers program in non-fiction. His most recent work can be found in The Feathertale Review and The Lamp. To read the rest of this resonantly millennial dating woes tale, click here (pages 10-11)
Trevor Moran is a thirty-year-old writer from Cork, who writes wide-reaching articles about mental health and depression. This is one of the longest pieces in antilang. no. 3, but it's worth the extra pages. We love how Kroetschian this story feels. Read the rest here (pages 73-80)