By popular query and polite demand we are now opening up submissions for poetry and short fiction selections on the Secret East webzine, and we’re quite excited to crack the floodgates for all you delightful wordsmiths.
Contributor Kieran O’Connell gets the scoop on the Lawnya Vawnya / YUNG DUMB cross over which is set to take place April 24th, 2015.
For the last two months we’ve stressed our intention to build a platform where you call the shots and tell us what’s cool around Atlantic Canada. In an ongoing effort to follow through with this plan In Case You Missed It is back for round two.
Once again, we are looking to you folks for a capture (picture, video, blurb etc.) from any event in Atlantic Canada you wish to share with us. We’ll be featuring our favourite entries on the site.
We at Secret East are reaching out to you to share a capture (picture, video, blurb etc.) from any event or occurrence you happen to catch in Atlantic Canada for a chance to have your contribution published on the site. To celebrate the announcement of this segment we will be holding a Secret Giveaway. Any submission featured on the site will be entered in a draw to win a gift basket of solid Atlantic Canadian loot.
We wanted to extend a gracious thank-you for all the feedback and communication we’ve been engaged with while testing the waters over the last month. In return, we wanted to extend a promise and commitment to continue to do our damnedest to hunt down Atlantic Canada’s best kept secrets.
Trust us folks: it’s all good stress, and we’re having a blast doing it.
Then the day came while slacking off from my door-to-door sales job that I sat near a toxic beach in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia and began texting Kieran (back in St. John’s) about starting some sort of arts and culture project. Little did I know that these messages would soon develop into something quite tangible.
A few months ago some close friends and I became preoccupied with an idea. It emerged from a dissatisfaction with the scope of localized media outlets, a desire to create a medium which might encourage constructive discussion, and showcase creativity. This concept took
Secret East is a platform not only committed to covering Atlantic Canadian arts and culture, but to weave an ever-growing network of originality and creativity across the Atlantic region. This is a labor of love, and our small start-up team can’t do it alone.