A post at Gender Across Borders, “Sexism in English Language Poetry,” in which reference is made to journals that “publish significantly more men than women,” got us wondering how qarrtsiluni measured up. We did a tally, and it turned out that of the 380 authors and artists we’ve published so far, 218 — 57 percent — are female. (You have to trust us on...
The qarrtsiluni model?
Poet, playwright, and qarrtsiluni contributor Nicolette Bethel is the editor of tongues of the ocean, an online poetry journal based in the Bahamas that concentrates on poetry from the Caribbean and its diasporas. In an interview with the Caribbean Review of Books blog, Bethel says she’s a big fan of qarrtsiluni, and that she “stole a bunch of ideas” about internet poetry...
Economy issue gets underway
The Economy issue launched today with some photos and a snippet of audio from Newfoundland. Guest editors Anna Dickie and Pamela Hart have selected a wide range of exciting material, and we expect the issue to unfold at the rate of 5-6 posts per week through August.