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!
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
The longest of our soundbite pieces in volume 2, this story blends prose, music, and cooking into a delicious entree! Stephen Beaumont is from the UK but has spent the last 24 years in North America. A hospitality veteran, he lives on Lake St Clair in Ontario, Canada. http://www.stephenbeaumont.com
Lisa Baird's pointedly pithy poem is our final antilang. preview, meaning no. 3 is just around the corner! "When I think of him now" is the first of Lisa's three poems in the issue.Lisa Baird is a poet & a queer white settler living on Attawandaron/Mississaugas of the New Credit territory (Guelph, ON). She’d rather… Continue reading antilang. Preview: Lisa Baird’s “When I think of him now”
ryan fitzpatrick is rounding out our soundbite previews, which means we're just about ready to launch the collected volume! ryan has a second poem appearing in soundbite as well as two others in antilang., so get ready to hear and read a lot more from him. ryan fitzpatrick lives and writes in Toronto. He is… Continue reading soundbite Preview: ryan fitzpatrick’s “Why Whatever It Is Sucks”
"Smash" is one of Megan's two pieces in soundbite vol. 2. She also has a short poem, "Salt," appearing in antilang. no. 3. Megan Misztal is a writer with an MA degree in English Literature. She was awarded the George Johnston Poetry Prize in 2015 and has previously been published in Bywords magazine.
Luke Kernan is a Ph.D. student at the University of Victoria. His research involves psychosis narratives and how to translate these sensory, trance-like experiences into a comics-poetry volume.
A Toronto-based poet and lover of caves, Carol Krause’s writing explores the gift and wound in mental disruption. Carol supports youth to make meaning of their experiences through discussion and art. You can read more of her work in antilang. no. 3, coming soon!
Sarah Varnam is a queer, disabled, and neurodivergent Toronto-based writer, artist, and editor, as well as the founder of The Quilliad Press. They have two parrots and worry too much.
Emily Campbell lives on Treaty Six territory. She runs a bi-weekly writing group and her work has appeared in two anthologies, Let’s Fly Away and The Bolo Tie Collective Vol. 3. She has two other poems appearing in antilang. no. 3.