soundbite Preview: Paul Meunier’s “Ionize”

Paul is a returning voice to The ALP, check out his poem "Orion" in our inaugural issue. Delight in this robot sex poem!  Paul Meunier is an English PhD student at the University of Calgary, studying experimental poetry. Paul also has a photography background, and he explores relationships between visual art, poetry, and subject representation.

Introducing our New Art Director!

Hello, we know we've been a bit quiet since our launch and opening for submissions, but that doesn't mean we aren't hard at work behind the scenes. It's time to share with you something we've had in the works for a little while: we now have an Art Director! Lissa McFarland has been involved with… Continue reading Introducing our New Art Director!

soundbite Preview: Zelda Baiano’s “Unchained Melody”

Zelda Baiano was, we're proud to say, our very first fan--the first person who isn't a personal friend or family member to really take notice and give us lots of virtual love on social media. So we're equally proud to publish this emerging Canadian poet with "Unchained Melody" in soundbite (she also has another poem,… Continue reading soundbite Preview: Zelda Baiano’s “Unchained Melody”

soundbite Preview: Danica Lorer’s “Regret”

We know we've already launched the volume, but we can't resist spotlighting Danica Lorer's "Regret." This fishy flash fic will delight and leave you with none of what the title's promises! Click the excerpt below to hear her piece, and why not listen to the rest of the volume while you're there? Her story opens… Continue reading soundbite Preview: Danica Lorer’s “Regret”

soundbite Preview: Neil Surkan’s “A Walk”

You aren't out of the woods yet; we've got a few more previews for you now that antilang. no. 2 and soundbite vol. 1 are out! Neil Surkan's "A Walk" engages with the thingness of things and the spaces they occupy, both in our world and our memories. He is one of two soundbite-exclusive contributors… Continue reading soundbite Preview: Neil Surkan’s “A Walk”

soundbite Preview: Nathan Dueck’s “Kapowieeee”

eeeyowhacklonk bangeth zok aieee bangeth As soon as we read the opening line to Nathan Dueck's onomatopoeic poem "Kapowieeee" we knew we had to accelerate our plans to publish soundbite as an audio counterpart to antilang. Dueck's quirky narrative—a comic book-esque fist fight stripped of all but the sound effects—is the first piece for which we… Continue reading soundbite Preview: Nathan Dueck’s “Kapowieeee”