A. Light Zachary is a writer and editor in Toronto.
They are an editor with Metatron Press and The Puritan.
Light’s first novel is The End, by Anna.

More about me:

My poetry and non-fiction have appeared or are forthcoming in over 40 magazines and anthologies across North America.
(See my full list of publications.)

I won the E.J. Pratt Medal in Poetry in 2016. I was awarded a fully-funded residency at the Banff Centre in 2019.
In the summer of 2020, I will hold a fellowship at the Lambda Literary Retreat.

I was the creator and host of Light Reading (2015–2019), a literary salon for marginalized writers.

In addition to my editorial positions listed above, I edit poetry and fiction, and teach writing on a freelance/adjunct basis.
For two years,
I have led workshops with Grade 11 students in the IB program at Parkdale Collegiate Institute.
Most recently, I taught an introductory course in creative writing at the University of Guelph–Humber.

I was the judge for The Malahat Review‘s Open Season Award in Poetry in 2020.

I am a trans-/bigender, queer, and neurodivergent human being. I live in Toronto and in Cap-de-Cocagne, New Brunswick.

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