AboutA collaboration between Midtown Radio KW and Textile Magazine, Waterloo Region's premiere literary publication. The "Textile x Midtown" projects features exciting local authors, poets, and artists of colour reading the work they've published in in current or past issues of Textile Magazine.
About Textile Magazine:
"Textile is a community-engaged arts organization and mentorship program based in Kitchener-Waterloo. It was founded in 2018 by Fitsum Areguy and Andy Myles with the goal of merging community work with writing and publication. We saw how literary culture felt exclusive and inaccessible, and we wanted to provide relevant commentary on what was happening in our communities. We envisioned a different literary landscape, one that is approachable and inclusive.
In 2019, Textile published In Transit, its first print issue, with a collection of over twenty writers and artists from across the Region of Waterloo. In 2020, we organized a mentorship program that paired curious new writers with more experienced mentors. In 2021, we published Space(s), our second annual edition. We continue to grow and explore opportunities for publishing on a rolling basis, incorporating as a non-profit, and reaching out to collaborate with like-minded organizations."