B. W. Powe

B.W. Powe is a visionary, poet, novelist, philosopher, essayist, an English professor at York University and Writer-Scholar in Residence at the University of Catalonya. His works have been acclaimed and reviewed by respected critics, journals, the media, and fellow contemporaries, including Pierre Elliot Trudeau and Don DeLillo. He is known for The Solitary Outlaw (1987), A Tremendous Canada of Light […]


Sierra Marilyn Riley

Sierra Marilyn Riley has been writing and experimenting with poetry for many years, and is currently in her second year as a double major in Creative Writing and Playwriting at York University. She is producing and performing two shows at the playGround Festival for her second consecutive year. She has been published in student papers, Hello Giggles, as well as […]

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Colette Thomas

Colette Thomas was born in sunny Swaziland and found her calling through establishing a pre-primary school where she still teaches at. She has always kept journals where she places bits of her soul, mainly in the form of poetry. This year, she took her writing out of private and began sharing it with the world through the online platform Medium, […]


Marc Di Saverio

Marc Di Saverio hails from Hamilton, Ontario. His poems and translations have appeared in such outfits as CNQ, Maisonneuve, Hazlitt, and Partisan. In 2015, critic Shane Neilson wrote in CNQ Magazine that Di Saverio’s debut, Sanatorium Songs (Palimpsest Press), “is the greatest poetry debut from the past 25 years.” He was ranked in the top ten of the world’s finest […]


Evan J. Hoskins

Evan J. Hoskins is a grad student at York University, Poetry Editor for Existere journal, director of Slackline Creative Arts Series in Toronto, and an assistant at Brick, A Literary Journal. The poet has been published in many magazines and anthologies such as Vallum, In/Words, Soliloquies Anthology, and Bywords. Publications Sale! Apparatus $5.00–$15.00 $3.00–$11.00 Order A surreal poetry, prose, photography […]

C. J. Garrett

C.J. Garrett grew up in a small town of less than 2,000 people, and always felt a sense of disconnection. He later found his unique voice and developed into poetry through the influences of the complex and intense acoustic rhythms of hip-hop and spoken word such as Aesop Rock, 2pac, Eminem, Eyedea, and Nas. In late 2013, he joined the […]

Nikita Shorikov

Nikita Shorikov is a Russian-born Canadian fiction writer, poet, and essayist currently residing in Toronto. His literary experiments seek to explore, among other things, the nature of experience in formal, philosophical, and aesthetic terms, and have been recognized for their powerful emotional undercurrents and innovative use of form and temporality. His work has been anthologized and has appeared in journals […]

Deniz S.

Deniz S. lives and works in Toronto. She studies English and Philosophy at York University. Her poetry contemplates the nervous and slack-boweled human condition indicative of late-capitalism by exploring the themes of alienation, addiction, and the perverse. She is influenced by the cut-up technique of Burroughs and the trenchant intensity of Dickinson. Deniz is working on a poetry collection called […]


Lindsay Cahill

Lindsay Cahill’s writing has been featured in publications across North America including Jonathan Ball’s WHY POETRY SUCKS: an anthology of humorous experimental Canadian poetry. Their chapbook, BORG EMOJI: robot sleep studies, came out from Words On Pages in Spring, 2017. They were the recipient of the 2016 John Lent Poetry and Prose Award, and their chapbook, THE MOVEMENT OF THE […]

Skyler Clarke

Skyler Clarke is a young poet and writer based in France. Praised for original use of metaphor, rhythm and visceral imagery, their most popular work to date has been Untitled, an ongoing collection of abstract poetry and experimental prose concerning a variety of themes, including outer space, existentialism, urbanism and depression. It was featured on the Literary Fiction Network. Their […]

Thomas Arthur Farrell

Thomas Arthur Farrell, a literary writer from the cold hollows of New England, graduate of the University of Colorado and the Vermont Center for Integrative Herbalism, is a student of nature, a husband and school teacher who currently resides in the Orient. He won a Watty’s 2016 Award for his short story collection The Hanging of the Swings of Versailles […]

Nikola Streker

Nikola Streker’s first success at writing occurred during high school in his creative writing class. As part of the course curriculum, he wrote an article for Young People’s Press website which ended up being one of only two from his school that was published online in 2004. He wrote another article which was also published online by Adbusters, a popular […]


Aaron L. Sheng

Aaron L. Sheng is a writer, editor, classical studies historian, composer and video game aficionado. He manages the Wattpad Literary Fiction Network and 3,000 subscribers as Chief Curator and Editor, championing online literary works on the digital platform for reading and writing. Publications Sale! Apparatus $5.00–$15.00 $3.00–$11.00 Order A surreal poetry, prose, photography anthology exploring the human body and spirit […]


Daven Sharma

Daven Sharma is a student of English at York University. He majored in Legal Studies at the University of California Santa Cruz before moving to Toronto. He is working on a thesis that examines the work of Antonin Artaud in relation to contemporary notions of “madness” and “sanity.” His poetry is an effort to apprehend the language of affect in […]

Aaron Capelli

Aaron Capelli is a native of Santa Barbara, California, studying Japanese Literature at University of California Berkeley. The poet has been published in the literary magazine Painted Cave, and won 2nd place in the 2014 Emmons Poetry Competition. Publications Sale! Apparatus $5.00–$15.00 $3.00–$11.00 Order A surreal poetry, prose, photography anthology exploring the human body and spirit featuring 15 contributors including […]


Sacha Archer

Sacha Archer is a Canadian writer, visual artist and ESL Instructor currently residing in Ontario. He was the recipient of the 2008 P.K. Page Irwin Prize for his poetry and visual art, and in 2010 he was chosen to participate in the Elise Partridge Mentor Program. His work has appeared in journals such as filling Station, ACTA Victoriana, h&, illiterature, […]


Stanford Cheung

Stanford Cheung is a poet and musician from Toronto. He is the author of the chapbooks Kite Extension (Words(on)Pages,2017) and Any Seam or Needlework (The Operating System, 2016). His full-length book of poetry Structures from the Still has recently been released by Akinoga Press. Fireworks by Stanford Cheung Publications Comfort Of Malice $12.00 Order A multi-modal experience featuring Stanford’s profound impressionistic […]

N. J. Greenfield

Born in England and educated in Australia, Nicholas John Greenfield has spent half his life exploring the world. From living in a tiny box of an apartment in Paris’ Montmartre to braving life in Mexico’s chaotic capital, Nicholas constantly seeks adventure on the road, arming himself with a pen, a piece of paper, and a vivid imagination. The poet who […]



TAKATSU is a poet, novelist, multimedia artist, designer, speaker, and a featured Wattpad Star of 20,000 readers from Toronto. In 2008, through Secondhand Memories, he pioneered English cell phone novels, and his acclaimed magical realist novel, Espresso Love, that delves into Kafkaesque systems and spiritual transcendence, won a Watty’s Award and reached 1 million reads in 2014. He received the […]