The 2020 Indie Lit Symposium ran from November 26th to the 29th, and was organized by the Meet the Presses Collective. We want to thank each of the panellists again for their participation!

bpNichol Chapbook Award Announcement

The announcement of the bpNichol Chapbook Award includes readings from: Tolu Oloruntoba (Manubrium Anstruther Press) Oubah Osman, (Hereditary Blue Anstruther Press), Emily Lu, (Night Leaves Nothing New Baseline Press), and Nisa Malli (Remitting Baseline Press). Hosted by Staurt Ross and Amelia Does.

The Roots of Small Press

Friday, November 27, 2020. A lively discussion between rob mclennan (above/ground press), Jay and Hazel Millar (Book*hug Press), Alana Wilcox (Coach House Books) and Stuart Ross (Proper Tales Press). Moderated by Aaron Tucker.

The Future of Small Press

November 28th 2020. This panels includes commentary from Ashley Obscura (Metatron Press), Kate Siklosi (Gap Riot Press), Jim Johnstone (Anstruther Press), and Kirby (Knife/Fork/Book). Moderated by Leigh Nash of Invisible Press.

Outlaw Presses

Saturday November 28 2020. A panel discussion between Amanda Earl (AngelHousePress), Sacha Archer (Simulacrum Press), Brian Dedora (Noir Z), Kyle Flemmer (The Blasted Tree), Derek Beaulieu (No Press) and jw currie (Room 3o2 Books). Moderated by Tali Voron.

Magazines and Journals

Sunday, November 29 2020. This panel includes . This panel includes Mark Laliberte (Carousel), Amy LeBlanc (filling station), Lawrence Stewen (Augur Magazine) and Jeff Blackman (These Days). Moderated by Tali Voron.

The Art of Small Press

Sunday, November 29 2020. This panel includes Karen Schindler (Baseline Press), Michael e. Casteels (Puddles of Sky Press) and Maureen da Silva (The In-Print Collective). Moderated by Stuart Ross.