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Axil Poetry and Art is a chronicle of the creativity of young people. We
publish poetry, photography, visual art, fiction, and spoken word by persons
under 25 years of age.

Axil Poetry and Art's believes that creating space for younger artists is an
essential component for creating lifelong artists.

Axil Poetry and Art is published in Calgary, Alberta, Canada by poet and
publisher Kirk Ramdath.

The current cover image is by Julia Shaw.

Axil Poetry and Art
ISSN 2368-8254. Frequency: Ongoing.
Published in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Publisher and Managing Editor: Kirk Ramdath.
Chief Fiction Editor: Alyson Fortowsky.
Website by: Kirk Ramdath.

Mailing address:
Wax Poetry and Art Magazine
Attn: Axil Poetry and Art
101-5170 Dunster Road
Suite 108
Nanaimo, BC V9T 6M4

Submissions are open to all persons under 25 years of age, living anywhere
on Earth.

Managing Editor
Kirk Ramdath is the author of Love in a Handful of Dust, published
by Frontenac House. He publishes
Wax Poetry and Art, Weekly Poem, Axil
Poetry and Art, Phoenix Photo&Fiction, and Eleventh Transmission, and is
working on a new manuscript. Kirk has created space for hundreds of
Canadian poets, writers, visual artists, musicians, and photographers in print,
online and on stage. Kirk has a Bachelor of Arts in English, with Distinction
from the University of Calgary. He has received three Canada Council for
the Arts writing grants and is an alumni of the Banff Centre for the Arts
Spoken Word Program.

Main Fiction Editor
Alyson Fortowsky is Main Fiction Editor at Wax Poetry and Art,
Phoenix Photo&Fiction, Eleventh Transmission, and Axil Poetry and
Art. She has short stories published or upcoming in several Canadian
magazines, and was previously the host of the Passion Pitch
Storytellers series of fiction reading events in Calgary, Alberta. At one time,
she also taught her favourite novels to undergrads at Calgary's Mount Royal
University. Currently, she is based in Toronto, Ontario.

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