Jasmine is the Founder of Project 40 Collective, and Managing Editor at LooseLeaf magazine. Her writing has been published by The Spectatorial, softblow, ricepaper, Hart House Review, and more. Her first chapbook, boke 暈け is forthcoming this fall with wordsonpages.
Abby Ho is the Art Director of Project 40 Collective, and Visual Art Editor at LooseLeaf Magazine. She is a fifth year student at OCAD U, exploring the intricate interrelationships found between her multiple selves and how these 'selves' relate to others and the environment.
Mirae Lee is the Co-Creator of RAW Zine, Community Engagement Director for P40, and an art history / sociocultural anthropology undergraduate at U of T. Embracing her hyphenated identity, she’s on a lifelong journey of figuring out her positionality and responsibility with the land she resides and the world.
Aliya Ghare is a Toronto-based illustrator and fine artist. Her work is preoccupied with transforming her experiences, ideas, and opinions into thoughtful and conceptual illustrations and paintings. A self-described writer, she enjoys creative writing and analyzing literature, popular culture, and art history.
Natalie Wee is the author of Our Bodies & Other Fine Machines (Words Dance Publishing, 2016), and Beast At Every Threshold (BookThug, 2018). Her work has been published or is forthcoming in The Adroit Journal, Drunken Boat, PRISM International, and more. She has been nominated for the 2016 Best of the Net Anthology and a Pushcart Prize.
Winnie Wong is a content creator, musician, youtuber and a media/digital communications graduate. Promoting positive community, working to make a difference and appreciating, encouraging and creating with other creatives are her goals in life.
Lucy Lu is a Chinese-Canadian artist and photographer based in Toronto. Her photographic interests are focused on exploring cultural identity, storytelling, and how real and imaginary narratives form our lives. When she is not making images, you can find her watching movies or rock climbing.
Elliott isn't sure how to define his role at P40 or LooseLeaf. Jasmine asks Elliott to do a wide variety of tasks such as building websites, emailing strangers to writing vague autobiographies. Only Jasmine knows what tasks Elliott will be doing for P40 in the near future. He's currently looking forward to being paid to read and write for the ivory tower known as academia.