Wax Poetry and Art – About


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Wax Poetry and Art – About

Wax Poetry and Art is published, edited, and designed by Kirk Ramdath in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada.

The city of Nanaimo is located on the traditional and unceded territory of the Snuneymuxw First Nation of the Coast Salish Peoples.

Wax Poetry and Art is an independent publisher of poetry, photography, visual art, and fiction from around the world. Read publications for free in the Wax Poetry and Art Library. New content is published on January 1st, May 1st, and September 1st.

View current submission opportunities on the Submissions page.

The Wax Poetry and Art Network comprises dozens of online publications, each with a different regional or topical focus. This makes each publication unique, while ensuring that the collected publications present a variety of topics and a global perspective.

Wax Poetry and Art believes that poetry and art are as natural to humans as breathing. Creating the most inclusive and accessible experience possible accomplishes the task of capturing the poetic breath of humanity at a moment of time. That is the mission of Wax Poetry and Art.

Wax Poetry and Art invites everyone to submit.

Wax Poetry and Art is a labour of love presented to you by publisher, Kirk Ramdath, in collaboration with the talented artists whose works grace these pages.

Publisher, Editor, and Designer
Kirk Ramdath is the publisher, editor, and designer of Wax Poetry and Art. He lives in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada. After Kirk organized dozens of poetry and music events in the city of Calgary, he shifted his focus as an organizer from the stage to the online page. Wax Poetry and Art was launched in 2010. Kirk's first book, Love in a Handful of Dust, was published in print by Frontenac House in 2011, and republished online in 2017 by Wax Poetry and Art. He has performed poetry in many Canadian cities including Victoria, Calgary, Toronto, and Halifax. Kirk was born in Trinidad and Tobago and moved to Canada at the age of 10. He has a Bachelor of Arts in English with Distinction from the University of Calgary.

Code of Conduct
All persons representing Wax Poetry and Art will adhere to the highest ethical standard of conduct and respect for all persons and will operate with integrity and in good faith in all matters. Wax Poetry and Art will not discriminate against any person because of race, religion, sexual orientation, gender, financial or educational status, physical ability, or any other reason. Wax Poetry and Art will not accept any submission considered harmful in any way, especially toward a marginalized community. Contact publisher and editor Kirk Ramdath directly with any concerns by email at info@waxpoetryart.com. Wax Poetry and Art reserves the right to refuse or annul any agreement with any party whose association is harmful, or is deemed to become harmful, to the readers, employees, volunteers, artists, and any related persons, and / or brands associated with Wax Poetry and Art.

Privacy Policy
Personal data, artistic work, and all information provided to Wax Poetry and Art as part of emailed submissions or any other communication will never be used or shared in any manner except those explicitly stated and mutually agreed upon.

Publication Information
Wax Poetry and Art Magazine
Published online in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada.
Publisher, Managing Editor, & Designer: Kirk Ramdath.
Frequency: Three times per year: January 15th, May 15th, and September 15th.
Website: www.waxpoetryart.com
Submissions: www.waxpoetryart.com/submissions.html
Email: info@waxpoetryart.com
Phone: 1-250-667-7748
Facebook: www.facebook.com/waxpoetryart

Mailing Address
Wax Poetry and Art
415-6025 Linle Valley Drive
Nanaimo, BC, V9T 0K7,

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