Tag: twelve

On legacy and sentimentality

non-fiction by Nicole Brewer — Not too long ago, the hashtag-CanLit community was publicly saddened by the news that Art Bar, Canada’s longest running poetry-only reading series, would be having its last ever show this summer, not long after its 25th anniversary. I am also saddened by this, but it doesn’t come as much of a surprise. From what I… Read more →

(parenthetical) issue twelve: contributors

— Adam Abbas is more interested in what’s muttered after the phone call than the phone call itself. His oeuvre includes the poetry collection A State A Statue A Statute (2014, Steel Bananas). His poetry and fiction can be found in publications such as Lantern, Static, Bywords, and Ultraviolet Magazine. He lives in Winnipeg. Twitter: @adam_m_abbas Claire Farley lives and… Read more →

On Reading

poetry by Claire Farley Poem not displaying properly? Read it on Issuu. — CLAIRE FARLEY lives and works in Ottawa, where she is the co-founder and editor of Canthius, a feminist literary journal. Her poetry has been published in The Apeiron Review, The Minetta Review, Ottawater, The Peter F. Yacht Club, some mark made, and by above/ground press. Read more →

Sexting Message 1

poetry by Jordan Laffrenier Poem not displaying properly? Read it on Issuu. — JORDAN LAFFRENIER is a writer and student at York University who co-curates the EWAG Word Night reading series and open mic, among other artistic projects in and around Toronto.     Read more →

Moment(oh)

poetry by Amy LeBlanc Poem not displaying properly? Read it on Issuu. — AMY LEBLANC is currently completing a BA in English Literature and creative writing at the University of Calgary, where she is Project Editor for Nōd magazine and co-coordinator of the SU Campus Food Bank. She hopes to pursue a career in fiction and poetry, and is currently working on… Read more →

Winter Scene

poetry by Alexandra Greene Poem not displaying properly? Read it on Issuu. — ALEXANDRA GREENE is from Toronto, though she currently resides in Montreal. Her writing has appeared in Queen’s Feminist Review, Ultraviolet Magazine, and The Undergraduate Review. She enjoys handwritten letters, feeling the feels, autumn, and the sea. Read more →

No Doctor

poetry by Adam Abbas Poem not displaying properly? Read it on Issuu. — ADAM ABBAS is more interested in what’s muttered after the phone call than the phone call itself. His oeuvre includes the poetry collection A State A Statue A Statute (2014, Steel Bananas). His poetry and fiction can be found in publications such as Lantern, Static, Bywords, and Ultraviolet… Read more →

1998 (editors’ pick)

poetry by Reid Millar — from issue twelve   Poem not displaying properly? Read it on Issuu. — REID MILLAR has not yet been defined by a trade. He is not of legal ages: drinking for example, and he cannot vote. Perhaps by the time you read this he will have been accepted into a university of his liking, and will… Read more →

You and Me Are Not Friends

fiction by Eric Rubeo — You and Me were on the playground when Me fell off the monkey bars and onto his right leg and, lying on the pavement, Me wasn’t sure if it was broke or not but it hurt like hell and so he cried, and, although You wanted nothing to do with Me, she ran up the… Read more →