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Big

Edited by Christina Myers

Pop culture stereotypes, shopping frustrations, fat jokes and misconceptions about health are all ways society systemically rejects large bodies. BIG is a collection of personal and intimate experiences of plus-sized women, non-binary and trans people in a society obsessed with ... Read more

Body & Soul

Edited by Susan Scott

BODY & SOUL: STORIES FOR SKEPTICS AND SEEKERS is a spiritual journey through experiences that can be liberating but also awkward and sometimes even dangerous, because women are so often excluded from conversations about spirituality. Liberation comes with breaking that age-old ... Read more

Boobs

Edited by Ruth Daniell

At turns heartbreaking and hilarious, BOOBS is a diverse collection of stories about the burdens, expectations and pleasures of having breasts. From the agony of puberty and angst of adolescence to the anxiety of aging, these stories and poems go beyond the usual images of breasts ... Read more

Dancing in Gumboots

Edited by Lou Allison
Selected by Jane Wilde

After the extraordinary success of GUMBOOT GIRLS comes the sequel anthology, DANCING IN GUMBOOTS. Having relocated to Comox, Jane encountered a new group of women who travelled to the Comox Valley in the 1970s. Fascinated by their stories, Lou Allison and Jane Wilde return to ... Read more

Flower can Always be Changing, The

By Shawna Lemay

Finalist: 2019 Wildrid Eggleston Award for Nonfiction at the 2019 Alberta Literary Awards

Making Room

Edited by Meghan Bell

Star-studded collection of CanLit's most notable and diverse women authors to be published in Canada's oldest literary journal by and about women.MAKING ROOM: FORTY YEARS OF ROOM MAGAZINE celebrates the history and evolution of Canadian literature and feminism with some of the ... Read more

Nilling

By Lisa Robertson

Nilling is a sequence of 6 loosely linked prose essays about noise, pornography, the codex, melancholy, Lucretius, folds, cities and related aporias: in short, these are essays on reading. Lisa Robertson applies an acute eye to the subject of reading and writing—two elemental ... Read more

Radiant Voices

Compiled by Carla Bergman

A collection of essays inspired by EMMA Talks, a speakers’ series committed to amplifying the voices of thinkers, activists, scholars, artists, and community builders who are also women-identified, trans, and gender-nonconforming folks.

From Idle No More to Black Lives Matter ... Read more

Secession/Insecession

By Erín Moure & Chus Pato

Secession / Insecession is a homage to the acts of reading, writing and translating poetry. In it, Chus Pato's Galician biopoetics of poet and nation, Secession - translated by Erín Moure - joins Moure's Canadian translational biopoetics, Insecession. To Pato, the poem is an ... Read more

Writing Menopause

Edited by Jane Cawthorne & E.D. Morin

The Writing Menopause literary anthology is a diverse and robust collection about menopause: a highly charged and often undervalued transformation. It includes over fifty works of fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, interviews and cross-genre pieces from contributors across ... Read more