This week was a sweet one on the blog: we baked a French Apple Cake to pair with a fell-good book, two artists had an endearing conversation about depictions of queer love, translator Katia Grubisic shared an adorable moment from her childhood, and more.
~ We got fall cozy with
a recipe for French Apple Cake! Inspired by a similar cake from a sweet moment in Anne Cathrine Bomann's charming novel Agatha (Book*hug Press), this one gave us "all the peels."
Around the Web
~ Publisher of Mawenzi House Nurjehan Aziz is the Toronto International Festival of Authors' 2020 Ivy Award recipient for her significant contribution to Canadian publishing
via Quill and Quire.
~ In this week's heartwarming news, library staff call seniors for friendly chats during COVID lockdown
Poet and illustrator Hana Shafi on compassion and changing bodies during the pandemic: "I’ve never been okay with our society’s obsession with diet culture and using thinness as a marker for health, and I feel especially not okay with it during a medical disaster."
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