A new, limited-run series for creatives from all over the city. Join journalist + host Anupa Mistry along with special guests to talk about the freelance work/life balance, swap stories, and maybe even meet your next collaborator, mentor, or friend.
It’s a think tank, but with cocktails. This month, media talk with your favourite writers and journalists:
Navneet Alang // @navalang
Navneet Alang is a Toronto-based technology and culture writer for Penguin Random House's Hazlitt Magazine, the Globe and Mail's technology section, and other fine publications. He is also completing a PhD in English Literature at York University.
Denise Balkissoon // @balkissoon
Denise Balkissoon is an award-winning journalist born and raised in Toronto. She is a co-founder of the Ethnic Aisle blog, about race and ethnicity in the GTA, and writes regularly for The Grid, the Globe and Mail, Toronto Life and other magazines, newspapers and anthologies.
Megan Griffith-Greene // @griffithgreene
Megan Griffith-Greene is a writer, editor, researcher, producer and storyteller based in Toronto. Her work has popped up in magazines, newspapers, books, websites, TV, radio and on stage.
Nicholas Hune-Brown //@nickhunebrown
Nicholas Hune-Brown is a Toronto-based writer and a regular contributor to Toronto Life, Hazlitt, Reader's Digest, Canadian Business and many other publications.
Haley Mlotek // @haleymlotek
Haley Mlotek is the publisher of WORN Fashion Journal. Her writing has appeared in The National Post, The Globe and Mail, Hazlitt, The Awl, The L.A. Review of Books, and The New Inquiry, amongst others.
Emily M. Keeler // @emilymkeeler
Emily M. Keeler is the editor of Little Brother magazine. Her writing has appeared in the Globe and Mail, the National Post, the Walrus, the Los Angeles Times, and many other places.
Kelli Korducki // @kelkord
Kelli Korducki writes about culture and communities. Her byline's shown up in the Globe and Mail, NPR, The Walrus, The New Inquiry, and other places in print and online.
Holly MacKenzie // @stackmack
Holly is a freelance writer living in Toronto. She writes a lot about basketball and a little about music and has covered the NBA for the past five seasons. She has written for Yahoo Sports, NBA.com, Canadian Press, Sportsnet, HOOP Magazine and NOW Toronto. If she isn't writing, she's probably watching basketball.
Vivek Shraya // @vivekshraya
Artist. Two-time Lambda Literary Award Finalist. Projects include: God Loves Hair, What I LOVE about being QUEER & Breathe Again: A Tribute to Babyface.
Isabel Slone // @isabelslone
Isabel Slone is a writer and magazine professional living in Toronto, ON. Her byline has appeared in Hazlitt, FLARE.com, The Grid, and WORN Fashion Journal. She once sold shoes to Alice Cooper.
Jaime Woo // @jaimewoo
Jaime Woo has been a working writer since 2007 and has written freelance for publications like AV Club, National Post, The Grid, and Hazlitt. His book "Meet Grindr: How One App Changed The Way We Connect" published in 2013 is a finalist for the Lambda Literary awards.