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
For 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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
We 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!!
We received many submissions for our Vol. 9 issue, and we could not be more excited! The editorial board will be adjudicating pieces during the month of January, and authors will hear back in early February!
Meghan & Jesyka
We’ve got an early Christmas present for you all. The Volume 9 submission deadline has now been extended to JANUARY 11TH, 2019!!
Check out the Submissions page for more details!
Hello all! Happy September. We want to thank everyone for welcoming Volume 8 with open arms (in case you missed it, you can get it here). We are, however, looking towards Volume 9, and submissions are officially OPEN! Please visit our submissions page for all the details!
In addition to welcoming new editors this year, (as well as welcoming back our wonderful previous editors), we are also welcoming two brand new editors-in-chief, Meghan Burry and Jesyka Traynor. On behalf of everyone at The Lamp, we can’t wait to read your work!
Today’s the day! The stories contained within spin tales of garden espionage, mysterious neighbours, families fleeing fires in cars, political fistfights, and letters to the sun. You’ll peer through lonely windows into hospital rooms and old bars, or wander the neon-washed streets of Tokyo as a stranger. Come join us and submerge into The Lamp’s eighth volume!
Purchase the volume HERE!
Have a glance at our lineup this year! The stories contained within spin tales of garden espionage, mysterious neighbours, families fleeing fires in cars, political fistfights, and letters to the sun. You’ll peer through lonely windows into hospital rooms and old bars, or wander the neon-washed streets of Tokyo as a stranger. Come join us and submerge into The Lamp’s eighth volume!
Grandma’s Garden | Muzzammil Abdur-Razak
Among the raindrops | Muzzammil Abdur-Razak
Florence’s Flowers | Amelia C. Labenski
Neighbours | Uchechukwu Umezurike
Bon Soir | Ian Moy
For Amanda | Ian Moy
The Dreamless Dark | Ian Grosz
Letters to the Sun | Erin MacDonald
The Temptation of Carbon | Erin MacDonald
Rootless bodies | Erin MacDonald
Another One About Fiasco | Chris Brown
Mouthwash and Mass Destruction | Galadriel Watson
Harare Central Hospital | Natasha Parker
On Skirts | Farrah Scott
Benthic | Megan Paranich
Wild Blond Child | Lorna Sutherland
Dream | Lorna Sutherland
Woman in fragments falling | Lorna Sutherland
Coherence | Colin O’Shea
Porcelain Woman | Talia Green
Extraordinary Things | Talia Green
Morning News | Talia Green
I live alone in a foreign country | Talia Green