BAD NUDES Comes to Toronto



Andr Babyn's work has appeared in Maisonneuve, The Fanzine, Hobart, Grain, Pank, and elsewhere. He is also the creator of You Have Too Much Money, which can be found at

Julie Mannell is a writer of poetry, fiction, and essays. She is the recipient of the HarperCollins/Constance Rooke Scholarship, the Mona Adilman Poetry Prize, and the Lionel Shapiro Award for Excellency in Creative Writing. Her work has been featured in the National Post, the Toronto Star, and Joyland amongst others. Mannell is the contributing editor at Matrix Magazine.

Alex Manley is a Montreal-based writer and editor. A graduate of Concordia University's creative writing program, his work has appeared or is forthcoming in places like Shabby Doll House, Everyday Genius, Banango Street, Peach Magazine and Maisonneuve. He was the recipient of the 2012 Irving Layton Award for Fiction and a finalist for the 2016 Metatron Prize. His debut poetry collection, We Are All Just Animals & Plants, came out with Metatron Press in 2016.

A. Zachary is the host of Light Reading and an editor at The Puritan. Their first novel is The End, By Anna Metatron.

Mla Chernoff lacks. MLA Chernoff is the fullness of a floor-swept boredom: dusted, through and through. Their solicitations have been featured in ditch, The Hart House Review, AND Acta Victoriana, AND MLA lives in Toronto-Heck Sector: North Bjork, craves rent control, and wears JNCO Jeans as a sleep aid. The velocity of this bio is their dissertationa thanatropic tepidity in the key aw, shucks!"

Spencer Gordon is the author of the acclaimed short story collection Cosmo Coach House Books, 2012, called Canada's most underrated book by both Quill & Quire and the CBC. He co-founded the lit mag The Puritan, and his writing has appeared in The Globe and Mail, the National Post, the Toronto Star, and many other forums. He has an MA in Creative Writing from the University of Toronto and has taught writing at OCAD, George Brown, Humber, and the U of T. His debut collection of poetry is called Cruise Missile Liberals, and it drops this fall from Nightwood Editions.

Sennah Yeezy is from Toronto, where she wrote her thesis on gendered robot design. She has two chapbooks about mopey couples at Dancing Girl Press, THE AQUARIUM and THE GL.A.DE. Her first book CRITERIA FOR CRAZY is forthcoming from Metatron in 2017. Though named after racecar driver, she has yet to get behind the wheel. Find her at:

Canisia Lubrin was born in St. Lucia, holds an MFA from Guelph-Humber. She teaches writing at Humber College, is a member of the Humber Literary Review collective, the Ontario Book Publisher's Organization Advisory board and incoming co-host/director or Pivot Reading series. Her dbut collection, Voodoo Hypothesis is forthcoming in 2017 from Wolsak & Wynn.




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