Past Contributor Reading Series: Adrienne Yeung

Today in the PCRS, Adrienne Yeung reading “baby grand” from issue 2.2!

Adrienne Yeung (she/they) is a queer, nonbinary, Chinese-Canadian mixed media artist and settler on the ancestral territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh peoples (Vancouver). Their poetry centers themes of survivorship, queer intimacy, and diasporic identity. You can find their poetry in Room (forthcoming), Carnation (forthcoming), Ricepaper, Oratorealis, untethered, and Whiny Femmes Zine, among others. You can find them in costume, walking with purpose in the wrong direction, and following cats down the street.

Past Contributor Reading Series: Yuan Changming

Today in PCRS, Yuan Changming reading “Languacolonization” from issue 3.2 

Yuan Changming started to learn the English alphabet in Shanghai at age 19 and published monographs on translation before leaving his native country. With a Canadian PhD in English, Yuan currently edits Poetry Pacific with Allen Yuan at Credits include ten Pushcart nominations, eight chapbooks, the Jodi Stutz Award in Poetry (2020) & publications in Best of the Best Canadian Poetry (2008-17)& BestNewPoemsOnline, among 1,719 others across 45 countries.

Past Contributor Reading Series: Issie Patterson

Today in the PCRS, Issie Patterson reading “Every Good Boy” from issue 4.1.

Issie Patterson is a writer/composer living in Nova Scotia. Her fiction has been published and is forthcoming in untethered magazine, Gargoyle Magazine, and Rue Scribe. Her stage plays have been performed on both coasts of Canada. She recently completed her MFA in creative writing at the University of British Columbia. 

Past Contributor Reading Series: Shauna Eveleigh Harris

Today in the PCRS, Shauna Eveleigh Harris reading her poem “The Poetry Group” from issue 5.1.

Shauna Eveleigh Harris is a writer and trauma therapist working with the First Nations University. Her poetry has appeared in literary magazines The Society, Spring, University of Saskatchewan’s online journal The Fieldstone Review and untethered. Her poem “Girl at a Bar with High Heels” was nominated by Calgary’s Prairie Journal for the Pushcart Prize for Small Presses 2019. She lives in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan with her family. You can follow Shauna on Instagram

Past Contributor Reading Series: Terri Favro

Today in the PCRS, Terri Favro reading “How to Draw a Man” from issue 2.2.

Terri Favro is the author of three novels: Sputnik’s Children (a Globe100, Quill & Quire Book of the Year and CBC Books Top 10 book for 2017, shortlisted for the Sunburst Award), Once Upon A Time in West Toronto, and The Proxy Bride. Her popular science book, Generation Robot: A Century of Science Fiction, Fact and Speculation, received a starred review on BookList, the review site of the American Library Association.  A CBC Literary Prize for Creative Non-fiction finalist, Terri’s essays and short fiction have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies. Terri also collaborates on graphic novels. Her latest novel, Sputnik II, will be published by ECW, in 2021

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Vol. 5.1

In this issue: Katherine Abbass, Simina Banu, Dessa Bayrock, Elena Bentley, Ben Gallagher, Marshall Gu, Shauna Eveleigh Harris, Amanda Jess, Rozina Jessa, J. I. Kleinberg, Hege Jakobsen Lepri, Margaret Lynch, Tanis MacDonald, Diana Manole, Lori A. May, Victoria Mbabazi, Cara Nelissen, Deborah Igbe Ocholi, Kate O’Gorman, Susan Olding, A. A. Parr, Natasha Sanders Kay, Karen Shepherd, Carol Harvey Stetski, Neil Surkan and Cassie Yochum.

Artwork by Sarah Graham.

Vol. 4.2

In this issue: Lisa Alward, Marie-Andrée Auclair, Manahil Bankdukwala, Frances Boyle, Cory Contardi, Holly Day, Jaclyn Desforges, Terry Doyle, Josh Edgar, Maryam Gowralli, Lesley Kenny, Gordon Lonethunder, Mike Madill, Allison McFarland, Nick Mehalick, Jason Paradiso, Autumn Richardson, Melinda Roy, Michaell Russell, Hannah Sanicar, Susie Taylor, Christine H. Tran, Daniel Scott Tysdal, Erin Emily Ann Vance, Mirjana Villeneuve and Jade Wallace.

Artwork by Lesley Kenny.

Vol. 4.1

In this issue: Danielle Altrogge, Alexander Castro, Meaghan Hackinen, dee Hobsbawn-Smith, Evan J, Hannah Leadley, Dave Margoshes, Anna Maxymiw, Karen Mulhallen, Kim Murray, mwpm, Aldo Nazarko, Cira Nickel, Issie Patterson, Geoff Pevlin, Aaron Schneider, Marie Metaphor Specht, Joseph Andre Thomas, Priscilla Uppal, Miriam Vaswani and Nicola Winstanley.

Artwork by Nimra Bandukwala.

Vol. 3.2

In this issue: André Babyn, Paul Carlucci, sarah duignan, Amanda Earl, MW Jaeggle, Hedieh Mehdi Zadeh Kashani, Lindsay Kiesman, C. Isa Lausas, Amy Leblanc, Danica Lorer, Lorette C. Luzajic, Brandon Marlon, Cassidy McFadzean, Christine Ottoni, Andrew Michael Petrucci, Rasiqra Revulva, Ellie Sawatzky, Paddy Scott, Clay Thistleton, Erin Emily Ann Vance and Changming Yuan.

Artwork by Anouk Wolse.

Vol. 2.1

In this issue: Trevor Steven Abes, Emma Lou Beckett, JC Bouchard, Hannah Brown, Cullene Bryant, CEE, Miriam Clavir, sarah duignan, Jann Everard, JM Francheteau, Ben Gallagher, Sara-Jane Gloutnez, Meaghan Hackinen, Roxy Hearn, kate lahey, Sugar la Fae, Laurie Mackie, O’Helloron, Alexandra Pasian, Karen Quevillon, Nadine Sander-Green, Léa Taranto, Emily Ursuliak and Erin Emily Ann Vance.

Artwork by Lorette C. Luzajic

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Past Contributor Reading Series: Hannah Brown

Today in the PCRS, Hannah Brown reading “Wrong Number in New Orleans” and “Fresh Flowers in the House” from issue 2.1

Born in Hastings County, Hannah Brown lives in Toronto. She has two degrees in film. She wrote screenplays for anyone who’d pay, and happily taught film and English at the college and collegiate levels. Her debut novel Look After Her was a finalist for the Foreword Indie Awards, and won an invitation to present at the Leeds International Festival. As a companion text to her translation of The Odyssey, Emily Wilson recommends Hannah Brown’s short story “On Any Windy Day” and says it’s “beautiful and troubling.” (

Issue 5.2 Cover and Contributor Reveal!

It’s almost here and we are so excited for this issue!! Here’s a sneak peek at our cover art from artist Shreya Shruti! Scroll to find out who you can find in our latest issue!

Featuring new work from: Hilary Ball, Vannessa Barnier, Moni Brar, Ellen Chang-Richardson, Megan Cole, Triny Finlay, Katherine FitzHywel, Gabriela Halas, A. N. Higgins, Bashar Lulu Jabbour, Daze Jefferies, Margo LaPierre, Mike Madill, Deirdre Maultsaid, Khashayar Mohammadi, Sarah Ng, Michael Russell, Rachel Shabalin, Gillian Turnbull, Miriam Vaswani, Elizabeth Vondrak, Jade Wallace and artwork by Shreya Shruti!

Find more art by Shreya @s._.shrutii and on her website here.

Stay tuned for info on our upcoming virtual issue launch party!!!!

Past Contributor Reading Series: A. A. Parr

First up in installment five of the PCRS is A. A. Parr reading her beautiful poem “Her Temple” from untethered 5.1.

A. A. Parr is a Canadian writer, artist and entrepreneur with a Spec. Honours BFA from York University. She is the Founder and Managing Editor of Type A Media ( Her ongoing poetry series “I Wrote You This Poem” is published on, and her debut chapbook, “What Lasts Beyond the Burning” is forthcoming in December 2020 from Nightingale & Sparrow Press. Twitter: @ifitfeelswrite Web: 

Type A Media is now accepting submissions for its Special Edition anthology ‘Isolated Together’ 

A. A. Parr’s debut chapbook ‘What Lasts Beyond the Burning’ is forthcoming from Nightingale & Sparrow Press, December 2020.