launching our newest issue in one week and we can’t wait for you to see/touch/smell it with us!
Where: Supermarket in Kensington (268 Augusta Ave)
When: Wednesday, May 17th at 7pm
What to expect:
• readings by André Babyn, sarah duignan, Hedieh Mehdi Zadeh Kashani, Cassidy McFadzean, Christine Ottoni, and Rasiqra Revulva.
• raffle prizes from prints by Robin Richardson of Brick, The Fiddlehead, Words on Pages, Taddle Creek, and more! Minola Review,
• cash bar
• copies of our NEW issue for sale for $10 (launch exclusive deal) AND copies of our back issues for $5
André Babyn’s work has appeared in Maisonneuve, Bad Nudes, The Fanzine, Hobart, Grain Magazine – the Journal of Eclectic Writing, PANK Magazine, and elsewhere. In 2015 he was the recipient of the Adam Penn Gilders Scholarship in Creative Writing, and in 2010 he won the Norma Epstein Award for Creative Writing. He recently obtained his master’s degree in creative writing from the University of Toronto, and he serves as the fiction editor of The Puritan.
Sarah Duignan is a Toronto-based writer and PhD candidate at McMaster University in the Department of Anthropology. Her poetry and creative nonfiction have appeared in untethered, Coping Cont’d, The Quilliad, Leaf Garden Press, and blue skies poetry.
Hedieh Mehdi Zadeh Kashani is originally from Tehran, Iran but moved to Toronto to do a master’s degree in English and diaspora studies. She once won a poetry contest by default on the grounds of being the sole contestant. She wrote about the moon and was presented with a 4GB USB flash drive that she still uses to this day.
Cassidy McFadzean is the author of (M&S 2015), winner of two Hacker Packer Saskatchewan Book Awards and a finalist for the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award. Cassidy recently moved to Toronto where she is at work on a second collection.
Christine Ottoni is a writer based in Toronto. She graduated from the University of Toronto with a bachelor of arts degree in English and philosophy and then went on to study at the Humber School for Writers. She was short-listed for PEN Canada’s nomination for the 2016 PEN International New Voices Award.
Rasiqra Revulva is a Toronto-based writer, multi-media artist, editor, musician, performer, and Databat. In 2016, she began an Emerging Writers Mentorship through Diaspora Dialogues, which she is currently completing. Her debut chapbook Cephalopography was published by Words on Pages in October 2016. Find out more at @rasiqra_revulva, and www.rasiqrarevulva.com.