Ashley Obscura

Ashley Obscura is a Canadian-Mexican publisher, editor, and multi-disciplinary poet. She is the author of three poetry collections: Sexo por última vez (Socios Fundadores, 2022), Ambient Technology (MetatronPress, 2018) and I Am Here (Metatron Press, 2014). Obscura is the Founder and Managing Editor of Metatron Press (2016), an award-winning literary publisher that publishes experimental and cutting-edge contemporary poetry and fiction in unique pocketbook editions by debut authors. Metatron’s projects include literary books, The Metatron Prize for Rising Authors, the Metacösm podcast, physical and virtual events, and various digital publishing projects, including Glyphöria (forthcoming, 2023), a new digital literary platform. She also recently co-foundedApocablyss, a new media studio, where she works as a narrative scenographer, scriptwriter, and co-conceptualizer of experimental video games and digital/virtual environments. She was born and raised on Treaty 6 Territory and the homeland of the Métis (Saskatoon) and has lived the past 16 years of her life in Tiohtiá:ke (Montréal) situated on the traditional territory of the Kanien’kehà:ka.