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First Fiction Friday: A One-Handed Novel

Kim Clark inspires humour and sex appeal in her latest  A One-Handed Novel (Caitlin Press), fiction channelled by her own experiences with disability. The novel follows protagonist Melanie Farrell, a fortyish woman living with Multiple Sclerosis, as she comes to learn of ...

Under the Cover: Narnia for Ghost Animals: the Story Behind My Poem “Winterhill”

Poet Catherine Graham's latest collection  The Celery Forest (Wolsak & Wynn) is a revisiting: the poet reassesses themes and issues from her previous work in light of her breast cancer diagnosis. Catherine shares the surprise and delight of having a child fan of her work ...

Remembering Sharron Proulx-Turner

Poet Sharron Proulx-Turner who sadly passed away in November 2016 wore many hats: she was a Nokomis (storyteller), community worker, mother, aunty, and member of the Métis Nation of Alberta. Her posthumously published collection of poetry, creole métisse of french cana ...

Jules' Tools for Social Change: Scarborough by Catherine Hernandez

This edition of Jules' Tools talks Scarborough (the city) and  Scarborough (the novel) with debut novelist and award-winning playwright Catherine Hernandez.

Field Trip: Growing Room Festival 2018

In 2017, Canada’s oldest feminist literary journal, Room magazine launched the literary festival Growing Room as a space to celebrate diverse Canadian writers and artists run entirely as a labour of love. And this year is no exception. Running from March 1 - 4 in Moun ...

In Review: The Week of February 12th

Catch up on our love fest this week and our top reads.

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