From: The Unpublished City


The Unpublished City was conceived to show the (Multipli)City of writers that call Toronto home; that the City of Toronto might hear the wonderful voices of the City’s own true imaginaries. The idea here is to read ‘unpublished’ not simply as not in print, but as the narratives, and imaginations of the City that are present, and not yet fully realized, nor

acknowledged. In these stories and poems we apprehend what lies on the surface of the City’s glass walls, in the depths of its rapidly and perennially urbanized landscape, and in its bristling and multilingual streets.



Julia Zarankin

Julia Zarankin lives, writes, and watches birds with gusto in Toronto, Canada. Her fiction and nonfiction has appeared in such journals as Threepenny Review, Antioch Review, The Walrus, Maisonneuve, The New Quarterly, and PRISM International. She is currently working on a book about becoming an unintentional birder. When not writing, she works as a lecturer to lifelong learners.