Jillian Christmas is the Artistic Director of Verses Festival of Words, Canada's largest alternative literary festival. In this interview with SAD Mag, she shares some of her personal experiences with the festival and offers a special sneak peek of what to expect from this year's lineup.Read More
"Do normal women love/ a man’s/ words/ as much as I/ do?" Questions of teenage love and more in this new poem by Megan Jones, with an original illustration by Amelia Garvin. Look for more high school-themed poetry and fiction as we prepare to launch our 20th edition: High School.Read More
Ray Hsu is a published poet and a lecturer at the Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice at the University of British Columbia. SAD Mag’s Katherine Chan interviewed Hsu about starving for art, hypothetical time travel, and of course, our current favorite topic: high school.
SAD Mag was lucky enough to chat with award-winning writer Amber Dawn about her teenage years to celebrate the upcoming launch our High School edition. Turns out, Teenage Dawn was every bit as cool as Adult Dawn, even if she didn’t know it yet.Read More
"I am remembering/ the sacredness of sleepovers....our ritualized rating/ of those poor boys." Sarah Ens and illustrator Amelia Garvin tackle all the wonders of the high school sleepover in this new poem. Look for more High School themed poetry and fiction as we prepare to launch our 20th edition: High School.Read More