Eternity Martis is a senior editor at Xtra. She is a graduate of Western University, where she completed a double honours major in English Language and Literature and Women’s Studies along with a Certificate in Writing. She also holds a Master of Journalism from Ryerson University. Her writing has been featured in Vice, Huffington Post, The Walrus, CBC, Hazlitt,, The Fader, The Agenda, and was selected by Roxane Gay as part of Salon’s series highlighting writers of colour. Her work has helped change media style guides across Canada. Her articles have been featured on syllabuses at Western University, Carleton University, University of Ottawa, University of West Indies St. Augustine and on numerous #BlackLivesMatter syllabuses around the world. Eternity recently wrote an essay for Black Writers Matter (University of Regina Press 2019). In 2018, she won Gold for Best Investigative Feature at the Canadian Online Publishing Awards for her piece “The Health Effects of Anti-Black Racism.” In 2017, she was a National Magazine Awards finalist for Best New Writer and Best Editorial Package. Eternity also runs a coaching and editing business, teaching emerging writers from marginalized groups how to write fearlessly and compassionately.

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