The Off the Page literary festival presents Editors Talking Editing: The Other Side of Submittable, a discussion among editorial alumni of Concordia University’s Headlight Anthology and Soliloquies Anthology. Taking place March 17-19, Off the Page will feature readings by Ben Lerner, Anne Boyer, Jordan Abel, and Sonnet L’Abbé, and an array of panels on all aspects of literature.
Thursday, March 17, 2016
LB-646 Concordia University
Former student editors Chalsley Taylor, Domenica Martinello, Geneviève Robichaud, and Larissa Andrusyshyn discuss their undergraduate and graduate publishing and editing experience and their current work in the industry, from editing to managing to writing and more.
Chalsley Taylor spends her time in Montreal, working towards an MA at Concordia University. Her research and creative interests centre around race, second generation identity, and the politics of place. Currently, Chalsley is the photography editor and art director at carte blanche.
Domenica Martinello is a Toronto-based writer originally from Montréal, Québec. She is the head of publicity for the literary journal The Puritan, and interviews editor for CWILA: Canadian Women in Literary Arts. In Fall 2016 she will begin her MFA in poetry at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.
Geneviève Robichaud is a PhD candidate in the Département de littératures et de langues du monde at the Université de Montréal. She was an editor for Lemon Hound, Headlight Anthology, Matrix Magazine, Soliloquies Anthology, and most recently for The Town Crier. Her prose has recently appeared in The Capilano Review, Lemon Hound, The Puritan, and Two Times One from the Jan van Eyck Akademie.
Larissa Andrusyshyn's first poetry collection, Mammoth (DC Books, 2010), was shortlisted for the Quebec Writers' Federation First Book Prize and the Kobzar Literary Award. Her poems have been long-listed for the CBC Poetry Prize and shortlisted for Arc Magazine's Poem of the Year and the 3macs carte blanche prize. Her second collection, Proof (DC Books), was released last spring. She is the reviews editor at Matrix Magazine and she facilitates creative writing workshops in Montreal.
Brought to you in collaboration with the Soliloquies Reads literary reading series.
Great thanks to the Concordia Council for Student Life for their generous support.