Guest Editor Reveal: Igpy Kin

Hello, internet. My name is Igpy and my pronouns are they/them. I am a beleaguered queer rabble- rouser/writer/editor/designer/artist-wrangler born and raised on Treaty 7 territory. As a white settler, I am trying to negotiate writing and living ethically on stolen land while benefiting from an ongoing legacy of genocide. I am, among other roles and… Continue reading Guest Editor Reveal: Igpy Kin

Guest Editor Reveal: Kaitlyn Purcell

My name is Kaitlyn Purcell and I am a member of Smith’s Landing First Nation. My mother is Dene from Fort Smith, and my father is Irish-Canadian from Ottawa. They raised me and my three sisters in Edmonton. I have been studying English, Indigenous literature, and creative writing for the last eight years. I received… Continue reading Guest Editor Reveal: Kaitlyn Purcell

April / May Flash Contest Reveal

Hello! This spring we challenged our Patrons to do a little spring cleaning by dusting off one of their drafts and transforming it from one genre to another. Our winning entry is a poem / gothic campus narrative by Erin Emily Ann Vance and will be posted later today! For those of  you who are… Continue reading April / May Flash Contest Reveal

On Poetry: Line Breaks

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

On Blind Review: Or, The Problem of Pretend Objectivity

Anyone who submits to lit mags should be familiar with the term ‘blind review.’ This is usually accompanied with directions to remove your name and identifying info from all pages of your submission, except for the cover letter (which should be in a separate document). This way only the editor that receives the incoming submissions… Continue reading On Blind Review: Or, The Problem of Pretend Objectivity

Guest Editor Reveal: Jaclyn Morken

Hey! I’m Jaclyn, I’m Saskatchewan born and raised, and I don’t plan on leaving any time soon. I have an English degree from the University of Saskatchewan and now I’m working through the end of my MFA in Writing—so, I like to read and write. I mostly inhabit the fantasy genre, but I’m trying to… Continue reading Guest Editor Reveal: Jaclyn Morken

Guest Editor Reveal: Simon Böhm

Hi there, my name is Simon and I’m from Germany, which used to be the land of poets and thinkers and is now the country of cars and beer. I came to Canada in 2016 for my MFA in Writing at the University of Saskatchewan and decided to stay. So here I am. First off,… Continue reading Guest Editor Reveal: Simon Böhm