profile shot of yaiza canopoli with blue background, black clothes and dark blue lipstick

Yaiza Canopoli is a magazine editor, content writer and occasional poet based in Singapore.

She loves interior design, books, plays and interviewing strangers. You can find out more here.


CONTENT WRITING


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PRINT & EDITING


SquareRooms is a Singaporean home and interiors magazine.

It features styling ideas, practical tips, home tours, furniture and decor, as well as local and international product news.

SquareRooms is available in print here and as an online magazine here. Alternatively, free articles can be accessed on the SquareRooms website.

Yaiza Canopoli works as a full-time Features Editor for both the SquareRooms website and the print magazine.

Key to Your Home is an annual magazine published by SquareRooms.

The newest edition of the magazine, Key to Your Home 2021, was edited by Yaiza Canopoli in the role of Associate Editor.

You can read it here.

The Queer Review magazine issue 5

The Queer Review was a literary magazine at the University of East Anglia between 2018 and 2019.

It was founded by Yaiza Canopoli and Beverly Anne Devakishen and run alongside a bunch of talented artists and lovers of queer literature.

It was shortlisted for Best Specialist Publication by the Student Publication Awards in 2019. The magazine also has its own website, hand-coded as part of a beginner’s coding course.

You can read all six issues for free here.


POETRY


blue ocean oil painting artwork

this is the flood:

the heart of the sea, the wave of the hand —

the placid gasp in the mouth of a shark.

take a leap into the current,

the violence like a promised land.

hush the sea (full poem here)
(image courtesy of henrik donnestad)

SHORT STORIES


Seasonal Offer

“Seasonal Offer” is a short story published in 2019 as part of Polari, a student zine by Egg Box. Polari is a collection of poetry, prose and artwork which explore the topic of queer experiences in the 21st Century. You can buy a copy here.