Spring 2017; 96 pages perfect-bound w/ bleeds
Cover artwork by Sarah Burwash
Design by Origin Obscure
The spring 2017 issue of CAROUSEL (now expanded to 96 pages) debuted at the Kazoo Print Expo (Apr 08 in Guelph, ON) and launched in Toronto at the LITBANG! Pop-Up Store (982 Queen St W) on Wed Apr 19 @ 7pm.
• Toronto author Robin Richardson, editor of the online feminist journal Minola Review, collaborates with us to present an all-new 16 page ‘magazine-within- a-magazine’ print edition of her popular website — featuring 4 poets (Shannon Bramer, Cade E Leebron, Rudrapriya Rathore, Emily Schultz) and 2 fiction writers (Paige Cooper, Bükem Reitmayer)
• This issue sets out to honour the significant 20th anniversary milestone that Conundrum Press, one of Canada’s supreme graphic novel publishers, celebrated last year! conormcdonnell pens a feature on the press, tracing their unique 20-year journey from quirky literary upstarts to their current position as one of Canada’s supreme graphic novel publishers
• Jason Paradiso profiles Montreal-based Sherwin Sullivan Tjia's 3-part Pick-A-Plot Series, crazy choose-your-own-adventure style books where you are the main protagonist of each tale: a cat!
• we present a strange collection of short & dusty collage-poems about a cowboy traveling through a desert by Kingston-based author Michael Casteels
4PANEL Supplement No. 12 /
…This issue's supplement guest stars a curated selection of Conundrum Press artists: Temple Bates • Jimmy Beaulieu • Elisabeth Belliveau • Kris Bertin • David Collier • Meags Fitzgerald • Alexander Forbes • Sean Karemaker • Dave Lapp • Billy Mavreas • Dakota McFadzean • Joe Ollmann • Rebecca Roher • Kat Verhoeven • Zach Worton
+ Poetry, Fiction & Artwork by:
Aeron Alfrey • Sarah Burwash • Gary Michael Dault • Marc Di Saverio • Robert Hilles • Igor Hofbauer • Sean Karemaker • Lauren Kirshner • Mark Laliberte • D.S. Martin • Billy Mavreas • Marc Ngui • John Nyman • Sarah Pinder • Rebecca Roher