This week six years ago, on August 20, 2014, we launched the very first issue of untethered! We were so little (just look at those pictures!) and had no idea what would come of our little post-graduation passion project. I'm so proud of our little mag and how far we've come!! We have lots of … Continue reading We’re SIX!
Thank you to everyone who sent us their work for consideration for issue 5.2! All selections have now been made and acceptances have been sent! Due to the incredible volume of submissions we received we are unable to personally contact those whose submissions we haven't chosen to include. Issue 5.2 is officially in production! We … Continue reading Issie 5.2 decisions have been made!
Today in our last video for installment four of the PCRS, Hedieh Mehdi Zadeh Kashani reading her poem "Language Barrier" from untethered vol. 3.2. Hedieh Mehdi Zadeh Kashani is from Tehran, Iran. She moved to Toronto to do a Master’s degree in English literature and diaspora studies. She is currently in her second year of law … Continue reading Past Contributor Reading Series: Hedieh Mehdi Zadeh Kashani
Today in the PCRS, Jaclyn Desforges reading her poem "Crabapples" from untethered vol. 4.2 Jaclyn Desforges writes fiction and poetry for kids and adults. She's the author of Why Are You So Quiet? (Annick Press, 2020), Hello Nice Man (Anstruther Press 2019), and a full-length collection of poetry forthcoming with Palimpsest Press in 2022. Jaclyn … Continue reading Past Contributor Reading Series: Jaclyn Desforges
Today in the PCRS, Elena Bentley reading "Navel" and "Fortune at La Mezquita" from untethered vol. 5.1 . Elena Bentley is a disabled poet from Saskatchewan. In 2018, she completed a master’s degree in English at the University of Toronto. Her poems have appeared in untethered magazine, and are forthcoming from ARC Poetry Magazine. You … Continue reading Past Contributor Reading Series: Elena Bentley
Today in the PCRS, Yoko Morgenstern reading from her piece "St. Clair West, 2 a.m." from untethered vol. 2.2. Yoko Morgenstern is originally from Tokyo. She started writing fiction while she was living in Canada, inspired by many writers who wrote in a second language. She is the author of two books in Japan and … Continue reading Past Contributor Reading Series: Yoko Morgenstern
Today in the PCRS Diana Manole reading her poem "Teaching CanLit" that just SLAYED the crowd at the issue 5.1 launch. Diana Manole is a Romanian-Canadian scholar, writer, literary translator, and author of nine collections of poems, short prose, and drama in her home country. The winner of the 2020 Very Small Verse Contest of … Continue reading Past Contributor Reading Series: Diana Manole
Today in the PCRS, Jason Paradiso reads three poems from past issues of untethered. "Ain't no love in the Heart of the City" from vol. 1.2, "on a dreary stretch of Interstate 95" from vol. 2.2 and "We only have so many years for bedtime stories" from vol. 4.2. Jason Paradiso is an editor/poet/writer/artist. He … Continue reading Past Contributor Reading Series: Jason Paradiso
Today in PCRS, Isa C. Luasas reading three untitled poems from untethered vol. 3.2 (one of them in French!) C. Isa Lausas is a multidisciplinary poet, from Lapland, Finland, who grew up between two different worlds : Lapland forests and northern neighbourhoods of Marseille. After a three continent journey she settled in Montreal, where she … Continue reading Past Contributor Reading Series: C. Isa Lausas
Hey folks! After a little break from social media to soak up some of the summer sun, we're happy to announce Part FOUR of our Past Contributor Reading Series started on Saturday! You can catch the first two readings on our blog now with new readings posted every day this week! Part Four of the … Continue reading Past Contributor Reading Series: Part Four