Atma Frans Publications

Poetry Awards

At the beginning of the war, my mother buried her laughter, AUB International Poetry Prize Longlist, August 2022

Restoration, Far Horizons Award for Poetry Shortlist, July 2022

Nobody to Hold Her Back, Off Topic Contest, Honourable Mention, May 2022,

Some Days I Can Taste, Geminga, Sunspot Literary Journal, finalist, May 2022,

Prose Awards

The Begging Bowl, Vanderbilt/Exile Short Fiction Competition, 2013, long-list

Raw, Writers’ Union, Short Fiction Competition, 2011, long-list

Poetry Publications

It Starts with Yellow, Word and Art, Sunshine Coast Writers and Editors Society

Nobody to Hold Her Back, Off Topic Publishing, June 2022 https://offtopicpublishing.com/2022/06/25/nobody-to-hold-her-back-by-atma-frans/

Alea Iacta Est, Fresh Voices 25, League of Canadian Poets, 2022, April 2022

At First We Thought It Was Just Rumours, The Dalhousie Review, volume 101, April 2022

Sisters, Plenitude Magazine, Feb 1, 2022, https://plenitudemagazine.ca/sisters/

Redress, Contemporary Verse 2, volume 44, issue 3, January 2022

Lilacs Freesias Roses Jasmin, Lighthouse Literary Journal, issue 23, Gatehouse Press, January 2022

On Walks I’m Feral, Sunshine Coast Writers and Editors Society, Winter anthology https://www.scwes.ca/winter-anthology-2021-22#h.i3cabzxva3y2

Horses of the Black Madonna, Sunshine Coast Writers and Editors Society Winter anthology https://www.scwes.ca/winter-anthology-2021-22#h.a6ki1cpi0elx

Sea Glass, Sunshine Coast Writers and Editors Society Winter anthology https://www.scwes.ca/winter-anthology-2021-22#h.h6az8s2uenfu

My Daughter Has Become a Foreign Country, Sunshine Coast Writers and Editors Society Winter anthology https://www.scwes.ca/winter-anthology-2021-22#h.no79nw1wuqmt

Cabbage Whites, Chiron Review, issue 124, Winter 2021

Behind Me, My Foot Prints Fill With Powder, Understorey, issue 21, October 2021 https://understoreymagazine.ca/article/behind-me-persephone/

Persephone, Understorey, issue 21, October 2021:https://understoreymagazine.ca/article/behind-me-persephone/

Grasshopper, Fenland Poetry Journal, issue 5, Autumn 2021

In Limbo, Obsessed with Pipework, issue 95, Beltane 2021

Italian Sandals, Obsessed with Pipework issue 94, Beltane 2021

Anyway, it’s Tuesday, and this morning, Okay Donkey Press, April 2021 https://okaydonkeymag.com/2021/04/05/anyway-its-tuesday-and-this-morning-by-atma-frans/

The Darkness That Sleeps Beneath, Arc Poetry Magazine, issue 93, fall 2020

Forthcoming Poetry Publications

For Preserving Loss, Prairie Fire Magazine

Some Days I Can Taste, Sunspot Literary Journal

At the beginning of the war, my mother buried her laughter, AUB International Poetry Prize 2022—Anthology

Prose

The Night Had Claws, The Offing, November 2021

The Begging Bowl, The Miramichi Reader, May 2021 https://miramichiflash.miramichireader.ca/2021/05/29/the-begging-bowl-by-atma-frans/

The Begging Bowl, The New Quarterly, issue 137, winter 2016