Women Authors

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(M)othering

Edited by Anne Sorbie & Heidi Grogan

(M)othering is a universally understood phenomenon that speaks to the act of becoming something unexpected and entirely outside ourselves. And this book is a collection of writing and art about that. 56 contributors illuminate the kind of gritty, body mind soul transformations ... Read more

A Ghost in the Throat

By Doireann Ní Ghríofa

An Post Irish Book Awards Nonfiction Book of the Year • A Guardian Best Book of 2020 • Shortlisted for the 2021 Rathbones Folio Prize • Longlisted for the 2021 Republic of Consciousness Prize • Winner of the James Tait Black Biography Prize A New York Times New & ... Read more

Alice Munro Country

Edited by J.R. (Tim) Struthers

This rich volume begins with a very good-humoured memoir, "Alice Munro: Not Bad Short Story Writer"; by Munro's renowned Canadian publisher, Douglas Gibson, followed by powerful autobiographical pieces by fiction writer Jack Hodgins, playwright Judith Thompson, poet John B. ... Read more

BIG

Edited by Christina Myers
Contributions by Layla Cameron, Rabbit Richards, Simone Blais, Jo Jefferson, Rohini Bannerjee, Cate Root, Sally Quon, Tracy Manrell, Jen Arbo, Lynne Jones, Sonja Boon, Jessie Blair, Heather van Mil, Cassie Stocks, Jennifer Pownall, Caroline Many, Shadoe Ball, Ama Scriver, Katy Weicker, Emily Allan, Heather M. Jones, Andrea Hansell, Elizabeth Cook, Tara Mandarano, and Susan Alexander

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 size 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

Changing the Face of Canadian Literature

Edited by Dane Swan

A g call to action and accountability. – Shelagh Rogers

Needless to say, moments like now, when the hurdles to becoming a respected author are at their lowest. When the only hurdles to being published are the quality of your writing and your patience to deal with certain less ... 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

Dancing on Mountains

Edited by Luanne Armstrong

Nestled among pristine lakes, powerful rivers and awe-inducing mountain ranges, the Kootenay region of British Columbia has always drawn a distinctly adventurous crowd. The dramatic and somewhat isolated landscape has long been a fertile ground for artists, musicians, back-to-the-landers, ... Read more