2014 News

Launch of Issue 60

2 years, 5 months

Come join fS celebrate the release of its 60th Issue, at Pages Books on Kensington.  The evening will feature readings by contributors Syd Peacock & Kyle Hemmings, as well as a reading by fS' new Poetry Editor, Ken Hunt. Issue 60 features work by: derek beaulieu Kyle Hemmings Taryn Hubbard Kyle ... Read More

fS Welcomes new Poetry Editor, Ken Hunt

2 years, 6 months

Ken Hunt’s work has appeared or is forthcoming in NōD Magazine, No Press, Rampike, Matrix Magazine, and Poetry Magazine. His first book of poetry, Space Administration, was published by the LUMA Foundation as part of Kenneth Goldsmith and Hans Ulrich’s 89+ Project. For three years, Ken served as ... Read More

We Want to Pay You!

2 years, 6 months

Submitting to fS is making even greater cents!

                                    Payment to Contributors -- We are pleased to announce that, as of Issue 59, filling Station will be paying all its contributors. In addition to a complimentary copy of the Issue in which a contributor's work appears & a 3-Issue Subscription ($24 value) -- as well as a discount on future renewals ... Read More

A Reading from Paul Huebener

2 years, 7 months

Being unable to attend the launch of Issue 59, contributor Paul Huebener has graciously provided us with a reading of his nonfiction piece, "Notes Toward the World's Slowest To-Do List." Click here or below to have a listen. "Eventually the undesirable tasks fall away. I don’t need to ... Read More

Call for Submissions: Collaboration

2 years, 8 months

Conspire. Collude. Consort.

                 For the final Issue of 2014, Issue 61, filling Station is looking for collaborative works of Poetry, Fiction, Non Fiction & Visual Art. Acknowledging the innately experimental quality of text produced cooperatively, fS is seeking innovative work both produced through collaboration and on/about collaboration. Submissions might include, for example, work ... Read More

There isn't a Low Note

3 years

rob mclennan reviews Issue 57: Showcase of Experimental Writing by Women

filling Station #57: Showcase of Experimental Writing by Women Vancouver For Beginners #4: Public Transit   Walk into the people rivering stripped to the waist, never look back, door lasered neat in aluminum surf, flesh striving to dinner tables, sloughing intent. We plunge to airborne chambers, I wonder if there will ... Read More

Submitting Just Became a Little Easier

3 years

Make it Submittable

We are pleased to announce that filling Station is now accepting submissions through Submittable. While the Submittable platform promises to make the job of our Editors a little easier,  we are also pleased to offer those interested in submitting this easy and trustworthy tool for submitting. For more information on ... Read More

filling Station is Hiring

3 years

Seeking 3 Fantastic People for 3 Vital Roles with the Magazine

filling Station currently has openings in the following positions: Art Editor, Digital Editor & Events Coordinator. For more information on each of these roles, please see below. Art Editor  The Art Editor is ultimately responsible for the art content of the magazine. The position encompasses a number of duties, including the ... Read More

fS' 2014 Showcase Awards Finalists

3 years, 1 month

Susan Sanford Blades & Kara Sievewright

filling Station is pleased to have 2 finalists in the 2014 Alberta Magazine Publishers Association's Showcase Awards. The 2 nominees, both in the Fiction category, are Susan Sanford Blades for "Angling" (Issue 57) and Kara Sievewright for "The Black Current" (Issue 55). Congratulations and best of luck!                              The 50 ... Read More

Emily Ursuliak, Volunteer of the Year

3 years, 1 month

AMPA 2014 Achievement Awards Recipient

filling Station is extremely proud to announce that Emily Ursuliak is the recipient of the 2014 Alberta Magazine Achievement Award for Volunteer of the Year.                                   Emily Ursuliak has long shared her passion for the written word as a steadfast and energetic member of the literary arts communities in both Calgary ... Read More

Rebecca Geleyn: fS' new Circulation Manager

3 years, 1 month

filling Station is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of Rebecca Geleyn, taking over for Sabrina Uswak as fS' Circulation Manager. Many thanks to Sabrina for the job always well done. We wish her all the very best.                                                                                                 Rebecca Geleyn is currently pursuing her PhD at the University of Calgary ... Read More

Emily Ursuliak: fS' New Fiction Editor

3 years, 2 months

filling Station is pleased to have Emily Ursuliak join the editorial team as the magazine's new Fiction Editor, taking over for Jon Flieger. We wish Jon the best and thank him for all the great work.                                                                                     Emily Ursuliak recently graduated from the University of Calgary with a Masters of ... Read More

Heather Setka: fS' New Non-Fiction Editor

3 years, 2 months

As we say goodbye to Braydon Beaulieu and thank him for his contributions to the magazine, filling Station enthusiastically welcomes Heather Setka to her new role as Non-Fiction Editor. Heather Setka is a writer and journalist with a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Saskatchewan and a ... Read More

fS Welcomes New Managing Editor

3 years, 2 months

After a wonderful two years and eight issues, Managing Editor Caitlynn Cummings is moving on from the role to focus on her own writing projects. As filling Station bids Caitlynn a bittersweet adieu, the magazine welcomes with great enthusiasm her accomplished successor, Paul Zits. Paul is a poet whose work ... Read More

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