Dementia, Do your Worst

Featured image: Untitled, Hio Fae. Hio Fae impressed us in “Dementia, Do your Worst” with her evocative language, masterful use of enjambment and a poignant finality that comes from a delicate attempt at a difficult subject matter. Look forward to new work and some of our favourite past poems from the AV Blog every Wednesday

Ink Pad Poem 1 & two evenings parallel to one salt-baked fish

Editor’s Note: Hello and welcome to Acta’s first blog post in five (5!!!) years!  We are so excited to relaunch (and grow!) this platform. Our pilot post is by two artists we know and love from our Winter 2018 issue, Terry Abrahams (his blog and his twitter) and Sacha Archer (his blog and his small

Acta Recommends: Q Space on College

Walking into Q Space on a weekday, you can expect to see almost anything: a guy Skyping with his girlfriend, a heated discussion on how best to organize a group concert, poets setting up for their reading later in the evening, students typing away busily at their Macbooks. In the tradition of Europe’s betahaus and Toronto’s Centre

Acta Selection Meeting LIVE Blog

  11:44 I run into a room on the third floor of Victoria College. I am late, but I have brought a chocolate cake and I am therefore forgiven. We take our seats and plan to persevere. What we do is print all of our submissions in a big thick book, where they are anonymized.