Tag: Youth Writing

  • In the Blog

    In Conversation with Vivek Shraya

    May 18th, 2018     by Fazeela Jiwa     Comments

    VS. Books is a new imprint from Arsenal Pulp Press that offers a mentorship and publishing opportunity for a young Indigenous writer, a Black writer, or a writer of colour – parameters that are necessary when entering what can sometimes be a hostile environment in the mainstream Canadian literary scene. I had the opportunity to talk with Vivek Shraya — the incredible writer, editor, artist, and teacher behind this imprint — about her work, why she designed this mentorship, and what she hopes it can accomplish. READ MORE

  • DEADLINE EXTENDED: The third annual Talking Back Awards is here!

    August 18th, 2017     by Julia De Laurentiis Johnson     Comments

    UpdatE: we’ve extended the deadline to Monday, September 25 at midnight! Get those submissions in! SUBMISSIONS GUIDELINES: TALKING BACK AWARDS Shameless is now accepting submissions for our third annual creative writing contest, the Talking Back Awards! The deadline for all submissions is Monday September 25, 2017 at midnight. What is Shameless? Shameless is an independent, volunteer-run, grassroots magazine for teen girls and trans youth. We are a fresh alternative to typical teen magazines, packed with articles about arts, culture … READ MORE