meet the team – Anna

Anna and I go back to the quirkiest, most nurturing workshop I’ve ever taken. Her humour and unique outlook on life helped me become a better writer. It was only after that workshop did I learn what a humble and genuine person Anna is. When she heard of Alt-Minds Magazine, she was thrilled to help…

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meet our team – Michelle

I met Michelle a year ago in a writing class and was immediately struck by the honesty in both her critique and her own writing. Since that class, she’s helped me polish a few of my own pieces and we became friends. When I started Alt-Minds Magazine, Michelle right away wanted to be involved and…

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call for submissions

We’re growing! We are looking for fiction and non-fiction/memoir (1,000 to 3,000) of any genre and poetry (no more than 40 lines) that is related to mental health, in theme, subject matter, characterization, whatever “mental health” means to you. Please email submissions to contact@altmindsliterarymagazine.com. Rules for Submissions You are allowed to submit as many times…

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depression is a state of emergency

When you grow up in a hurricane there is no calm in the eye of a storm. Silence descends, it blankets, but you – you are still a creature of fine-tuned muscles from navigating gale force winds. Though the breeze is as gentle as the sigh of a summer night, you’ll walk with a shoulder-hunched…

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