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Time is Money. How Much Did You Inherit?

Read the last post in our Resilience: Resistance series curated by Mirabel aka Avleen K. Mokha with a post from the curator herself. As a person of colour in Canada, I have noticed that artists find it difficult to talk about money. It doesn’t make for casual conversation at a literary event. Understandably. It is hard to bring up money while you use silverware to delicately place cheese over crackers, while holding a glass of wine.

Introducing our new comics editor, Francine Yulo!

There are things you can do with words and pictures that you can’t do with just either one. It’s especially helpful when you don’t know you already have the words, or know what language they ought to be in. For that, the humble comics panel is a box that’s always been bigger on the inside. Read more →

Announcing the Recipient of the 2021 Fresh Pages Editorial Mentorship in Creative Nonfiction: Poonam Dhir!

carte blanche is pleased to announce that Poonam Dhir has been named the recipient of the 2021 Fresh Pages Editorial Mentorship in Creative Nonfiction. Congratulations! As a poet, storyteller and  [More…]