The HLR editorial collective is finalizing selections for its mental-health themed issue, which will hit newsstands in November 2016.

We’re excited to share some of the content to be featured in the new issue: to date, we have Miriam Toews in conversation with Will Johnson, Anne Zbitnew in conversation with Hillary Rexe, and Geoff Pevere in conversation with Ieva Lucs; essays from Matt Cahill and Eufemia Fantetti; poetry from Mark Sampson and Stevie Howell; and a new comic by Teva Harrison

We’ll be announcing more of our lineup soon!

HLR #5 is here!

This issue features exciting new prose, poetry, interviews and comics from: George Elliott ClarkeJennifer LovegroveMarina EndicottDarren O’DonnellWab KinewBrittany SmithMoez SuraniMahak JainGeorgia WilderBardia SinaeeMark LaliberteTom Thor Buchanan—plus, a stunning portfolio by painter Kim Dorland.

HLR is the creation of Humber College’s Department of English, and its collective includes writers, academics, critics, visual artists, and linguists. Our goal is to share our enthusiasm for work that provokes, excites, and entertains — writing that makes you want to read more.