Platen Magazine


Platen Press


Platen is a zine press created for online writers. It is shaped around writing prompts based on photography and is paired with a monthly podcast, bringing a unique collision of the literary arts and photography together with community.


Our Team


Ariel Bissett | Founder & Creative Director

Ariel is a writer and filmmaker


Conor Barnes | Editor-In-Chief

Conor is a poet and writer. His poetry has been published in Modern Haiku, The Maynard, and Puddles of Sky Press. He’s excited to bring new and exciting poetry to readers.


Holly Todd | Intern in Digital Coordination

Holly is a poet who is currently studying psychology at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus.