As I began to wrap up my Bachelor of Arts program, much of my thoughts and energy began circling around personal reflection. I seemed to become enamored with reflecting on the past four years -- looking at who I was when I entered the university as a trembling teen too afraid to leave her dorm … Continue reading What does it really take to begin and operate a literary magazine?
On February 14th, we sent Volume 64 off to print. It was a bit wild at the end. At the last minute, we heard back from the printer that the file size for our cover image was printing too softly. We had to come up with a solution quickly. For me, it felt like a … Continue reading 64 Off to Print
Warsaw was blues and reds and greens.
No matter the quality, a photo cannot capture how it feels to stand on the bog.
Toyon is currently accepting submissions for volume 64!
"The city had such a vibrant culture that contained great amounts of Irish heritage with significant international influence."
The ups and downs of visiting Belfast.
I'm not entirely sure I wasn't actually in Westeros
"The Long Room was a dream come true with thousands of ancient books filling the space with aromas of decomposing ink and dust."
Travel isn't always a picture perfect fairytale. It's important to remember that these are real places that aren't always too glamorous. But with this in mind, it's easy to see past what you may not see on social media and dive into the true beauty of a location.