Month: February 2015

We launched our second issue, and it was awesome.

Thank you to everyone who came out to the launch of our second issue! We were, once again, blown away by your support and positive vibes. We would also like to thank all of our FABULOUS readers, our lovely donors, our amazing untethered table volunteers, Melissa, Kim, Ryan, Michael and Trevor, and our awesome photographer for the evening, Justin Lauzon. Thank you also to Isa Lausas, who graces our pages with her stunning visual art.

We still have some copies left, so if you didn’t get a chance to buy one at the launch you can email us to get a copy for $10, or you can order online through the UofT Bookstore.

Check out photos from the night below!

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Starting off the evening to a packed bar and raffle prizes!

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The fabulous and talented Nicole Brewer, who also co-founded words(on)pages and the awesome Toronto lit mag (parenthetical).

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Surprise! untethered contributor Adam Zachary appeared and agreed to read for us.

 

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John Rowntree reads from his piece “Warrior” in the issue.

 

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“Shasta” is read by its amazing author, Christine Ottoni.

 

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A packed bar and an ignored pool table.

 

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Some of our amazing untethered table volunteers, Ryan, Kim, and Melissa.

 

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André Babyn reads some new work.

 

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Our hero, Jason Paradiso, Associate Editor-in-Chief at Descant, reads his poetry from the issue as well as some other new work.

 

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Vincent Colistro pleases the crowd with poems.

 

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Diana Manole reads poems in both English and Romanian, by the poet Nicolae Prelipceanu, which she translated with Adam J. Sorkin.

 

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Raffling.

 

Wanna get your hands on one of these?

photo yeah, we do too.

 

We’re launching issue 1.2 in ONE WEEK!

Next Wednesday, February 18th at 7 p.m. in Monarch Tavern‘s upstairs space (12 Clinton Street, near College & Bathurst).

 

We have a whole bunch of amazing raffle prizes along with readings from some of our fantastic contributors. Prizes will include back issues, subscriptions, and books from Echolocation(parenthetical)Brick Magazine, Humber Lit Review, a new book from Priscila Uppal, and others!

 

If you can’t come to the launch next week, don’t fret – issue 1.2 will be available for purchase online through the UofT Bookstore’s website soon. We will post a link when it’s available!