Friday Feature #3

Next up for our FRIDAY FEATURE is editor Alyce Soulodre:

Alyce Soulodre is completing her PhD in English at Queen’s University. Her research focuses on the depictions of bugs and entomologists in nineteenth-century fiction, especially horror and mystery. She enjoys terrible monster movies, quaint detective novels, and tries to keep Halloween in her heart all throughout the year.


Friday Feature #2

Our next FRIDAY FEATURE is editor Carmel Mikol:

Carmel Mikol is a writer, musician, and MA-English student at Queen’s University where she studies trauma literature and women’s disappearance narratives. Carmel also produces and hosts Hyacinth Podcast which combines scholarly research and art. More than once, books have saved her life.

Follow this link to check out Carmel’s Podcast: Hyacinth Podcast Carmel



Friday Features!

Rachel HeadshotFor the rest of the semester we will be posting weekly “FRIDAY FEATURES” to celebrate our wonderful editors! This journal wouldn’t be possible without them. First up, Rachel Friars:

Rachel is a first-year PhD student in English Literature at Queen’s University. After completing her undergraduate degree at the University of New Brunswick Saint John, Rachel moved to Kingston, Ontario to complete her Master’s degree at Queen’s and decided to stay. Academically, she works on neo-Victorian lesbian narratives and nineteenth-century lesbian history. Creatively, Rachel writes short fiction and poetry, often with queer themes and historical settings.

Volume 10 Submissions Now Closed!

Happy New Year from all of us at The Lamp!

We have now closed submissions for our 2020 issue. Our editors will be adjudicating all submissions during the month of January. We are so excited to get started, and we cannot wait to read your work!

Stay tuned for exciting updates on Volume 10!


Hello one and all,

Call for submissions for Volume 10!!

The Lamp is looking for submissions for its 2020 issue.  The Lamp is an international literary journal dedicated to showcasing the creative writing of graduate and professional students.  If you write poetry, short fiction, scripts, creative nonfiction, or any other form of textual art, please submit your work to The Lamp at The deadline is Friday, January 3rd, 2020! Please see here for submission guidelines.

We can’t wait to read your work!

Meghan and Jesyka, Co Editors-in-chief



Volume 9 Now Available!!

Final Lamp Cover Option 1We are elated to announce that The Lamp Volume 9 is now officially available for purchase! The Volume was launched officially this evening at a Queen’s University function. We are so proud of all of our editors and contributors. You can buy your own copy of Volume 9 here!

Stay tuned, as we will soon be sending out a call for contributions for VOLUME 10!!