Tag Archives: Leah Horlick

“Poetry is the muscle, the winged dream of liberation”: A Review of the Queer Issue of Poetry is Dead

I knew as soon as I read Alex Leslie’s smart, heartfelt introduction to the queer issue of Poetry is Dead–a poetry journal based out of Vancouver–that I was going to love what was between its pages.  She writes, for example, … Continue reading

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The Word on the Street is Queer: Also, Watch for a Rae Spoon Book Launch Near You

The Word on the Street is a national festival centred on, you guessed it, words, in all their diverse glimmering glory.  Taking place in Vancouver, Lethbridge, Saskatoon, Kitchner, Toronto, and Halifax and starting in a few days (depending on where … Continue reading

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Plenitude: A New Victoria-Based Queer Literary Magazine You’re Bound to Love

Plenitude!: it’s a brand new magazine of the queer and literary sort, based out of Victoria.  If you’ve been missing queer short fiction and poetry in your life—especially poetry—you should be pumped right about now!  When I received an email … Continue reading

Posted in Anthology, Canadian, Fiction, Gay, Lesbian, News, Non-Fiction, Poetry, Queer, Short Stories, Victoria | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments