How do you break past the gatekeepers and publish your writing in literary journals? Find out from these gate-opening editors. For writers who want to publish fiction, non-fiction, poetry, or hybrid forms, our first-ever online panel discussion will give you practical information about finding a home for your writing. Editors from Canthius, EVENT, The Fiddlehead, LooseLeaf Magazine, and The Unpublishables will share how they work with writers and discuss changes in the lit mag industry—and their impact on you, the writer. Join us from anywhere with an internet connection. Moderated by Rachel Thompson, and featuring panelists Alicia Elliott, Manahil Bandukwala, Jasmine Gui, Doretta Lau, and Shashi Bhat.
Event Type: Webinar
Event Code: WEB/SAT-2
Venue: Online Only
Date: Saturday, March 14, 11:00am – 1:00pm
Alicia Elliott is Creative Non-fiction Editor at The Fiddlehead. She’s also the author of A Mind Spread Out on the Ground.
Doretta Lau is the author of How Does a Single Blade of Grass Thank the Sun? and cofounder of the culture website The Unpublishables.
Jasmine Gui is the founder of Project 40 Collective—a pan-Asian interdisciplinary artist collective, and managing editor at LooseLeaf Magazine, and runs Teh People Studio.
Manahil Bandukwala is a Pakistani writer and artist. She was long-listed for the 2019 CBC Poetry Prize, and won Room‘s Emerging Writer Award in 2019.
Rachel Thompson edits with Room and created the Lit Mag Love podcast and course. She shares #litmaglove in the warmest community of writers.
Shashi Bhat is editor-in-chief of EVENT and teaches creative writing at Douglas College. Her next two books of fiction are forthcoming from McClelland & Stewart.