Tag: fifteen

Heartbeats

poetry by Tiffany Babb — Poem not displaying properly? Read it on Issuu. — TIFFANY BABB is a New York-based writer pursuing her Masters in American Studies at Columbia. She has been published in the monologue collections Teen Girls’ Comedic Monologues That Are Actually Funny and Kids’ Comedic Monologues That Are Actually Funny, published by Applause Theatre & Cinema Books. Read more →

preferred posture

poetry by a.m. kozak — Poem not displaying properly? Read it on Issuu. — A.M. KOZAK is a performance poet, community organizer, collaborator, activist and current co-editor of In/Words Magazine & Press who indefinitely warbles between Ottawa & the west coast. Poems appear/will appear in Arc, Matrix, Carousel, and BafterC. Read more →

two-bit pick-up line

poetry by mwpm — Poem not displaying properly? Read it on Issuu. — MWPM lives and writes in Waterloo, Ontario. His writing has appeared (or forthcoming) in Blueprint Magazine, The 22 Magazine, filling Station, Sewer Lid, Otoliths, Sonic Boom, untethered, and MUSH/MUM. Read more →

(parenthetical) issue fifteen contributors

— table of contents — Tiffany Babb is a New York-based writer pursuing her Masters in American Studies at Columbia. She has been published in the monologue collections Teen Girls’ Comedic Monologues That Are Actually Funny and Kids’ Comedic Monologues That Are Actually Funny, published by Applause Theatre & Cinema Books. Sue Chenette is a poet and classical pianist who… Read more →

Poem in which I worry about the reading matter of the young woman sitting next to me on the Bloor-Danforth line

poetry by Sue Chenette — — Poem not displaying properly? Read it on Issuu. — SUE CHENETTE is a poet and classical pianist who grew up in northern Wisconsin and has lived in Toronto since 1972. Her poetry has been published in Canadian literary journals including The Fiddlehead, Descant, The Antigonish Review, CV2, and The New Quarterly; in the British journal… Read more →

A List of Reasons to be Happy

poetry by Kate Foley — — Poem not displaying properly? Read it on Issuu. — KATE FOLEY is a Canadian-American poet based in Pennsylvania. Her work has been featured in Voicemail Poems, Yellow Chair Review, Germ Magazine, Words Dance, and more. She is passionate about love letters, art journalling, and selfies. You can find more of her poetry at facebook.com/katefoleywriting. Read more →

Even Greater Apes (editors’ pick)

fiction by Jordan Moffatt — from issue fifteen — My name’s Sloane, and I’m a genetically engineered super-intelligent bonobo. Bonobo’s the key word in that — I’m super-intelligent for a bonobo. You can usually tell straight off the bat when I start talking. Although my life began as simply an experiment at the Primatology Research Institute of Toronto (PRIoT), I’m… Read more →

what we lost in the fire

fiction by Amy LeBlanc | second-place winner of the Blodwyn Memorial Prize in fiction, sponsored by BookThug —   eight: what are you looking forward to?   I stand at the edge of the barn and watch the oak tree go up first.  From where I’m standing, it looks like the tree is spitting its leaves, trying to save them… Read more →