Posts By: Wanda Waterman

Wanda Waterman

Wanda Waterman is a poet, spoken word artist, blogger, cultural journalist, and digital nomad. She’s been writing regularly for The Voice Magazine since 2004, not long after she began studying psychology at Athabasca. Her poetry has been published in Descant, The Talking Leaves, Chizine, Our Times, The Best of Tigertail, and Pottersfield Portfolio and her articles in Design is Political, Rawckus Magazine, Coastal Life, The New Internationalist, This Magazine, and in her blog, The Mindful Bard. She grew up in Nova Scotia, but after having lived in New Hampshire and North Africa she’s now settled in Montreal.

All the Music be Happenin’ Now—Marty Night

Neil Cowley, the brilliantly inventive pianist who, incidentally, backed up Adele on “Rolling in the Deep,” told me about someone he knew who’d taken great pains assembling the best phonograph system money could buy, even ordering specific parts from overseas.  When at last he’d felt it was ready he put on a Joni Mitchell vinyl… Read more »

Survival in the Garret, Part 3

  The long, international tradition of starving artisthood has already brought you a list of general tips for surviving on a shoestring as well as advice on how to eat well and decorate your learning (and living) space. Today we tell you how to look like a member of the counterculture. Which counterculture, you ask?… Read more »

Happy Halloween America—You’re All Addams Family Now!

Congratulations, America! You thought your future was going to look like The Jetsons, or even StarTrek, but, sorry, no.  If we had to pick a classic television series that matched the impending doom of American family life, we’d have to refer to the magnificent Addams Family. The Addams family was modelled on a peculiar seam… Read more »

In Conversation – with Sierra Blanca

Sierra Blanca is headed by Jethro Gaglione, a multi-instrumentalist indie/folk artist who divides his time between Nashville, Tennessee, and El Paso, Texas. His music displays many influences and his lyrics manifest a deep disappointment in the current political climate in the USA. He’s now working on an EP called Honorable Mention, due for release on… Read more »