Who We Are

Andrea Routley, Interim Managing Editor & Founding Editor

Andrea Routley is the editor of Walk Myself Home: An Anthology to End Violence Against Women (Caitlin Press, 2010).  She is the author of Jane and the Whales (Caitlin Press, 2013), which was a finalist for the 2014 Lambda Literary Award. Her writing has appeared in magazines such as The Malahat Review, Fiddlehead Review and Room Magazine. She completed a degree in writing from the University of Victoria, and now lives on the Sunshine Coast, BC, where she works as a piano tuner, library programmer, and serves on the board of Sunday in the Park with Pride Society, an organization dedicated to creating community for LGBTQ2 youth on the Sunshine Coast.

Rachna Contractor, Associate Editor — Reviews

Rachna Contractor has written about literature, art and culture for XtraWiqaable and Kala Magazine. She earned her BA in Art History from the University of Toronto. After working in communications for over a decade, Rachna moved to the hospitality industry where she combines her interests in story-telling and food. Rachna (r-uh-ch-nah) lives in Parkdale, Toronto. For book reviews, articles and interviews, please query her at reviews(at)plenitudemagazine.ca.

Fatima Amarshi, Associate Editor — Fiction and Creative Non-Fiction

A child of the global South Asian Diaspora, Fatima Amarshi comes from a multi-generational family of immigrants who travelled from India to Tanzania, and eventually settled in Canada. As a queer woman raised in a strong and resilient community of faith (Islam), navigating these multiple identities was, and continues to be, a complicated affair that informs her work. Fatima currently lives in Vancouver where she is working on her first book of poetry and learning to play the ukulele. 

PJ Grace, Associate Editor — Poetry

PJ Grace has been published in Geist, PRISM international, Broken PencilCV2, Maisonneuve, Prairie Fire, EVENT, and Arc Poetry. In 2016 he was longlisted for PRISM’’s annual poetry contest and CV2‘s Young Buck Poetry Prize.

Rebecca Salazar, Associate Editor — Poetry

Rebecca has published poetry and non-fiction in journals including Prism, Minola, and The Puritan. Her poetry chapbook, Guzzle, was released by Anstruther Press in 2016. Originally from Sudbury, Ontario, she is currently a PhD candidate and Vanier scholar in New Brunswick.

 

Plenitude Publishing Society is currently seeking new board members.

President — Andrea Routley

Member — Hiromi Goto

 

 

 

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