Women Authors

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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

Flower can Always be Changing, The

By Shawna Lemay

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

Hammer & Nail

By Kate Braid

In 1977, Kate Braid began work as one of the first women to stumble (literally) into construction. Since then, feminism, the #MeToo movement, pay equity legislation and other efforts have led to more women in a wider variety of careers. Yet, the number of women in blue-collar ... Read more

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

Night Watch

By Gillian Wigmore

Full of humour and compassion, Night Watch collects three novellas that explore the lives of rural veterinarians. Wigmore’s vets struggle to stay awake during unending calving seasons, reaching for moments of stillness and grace between phone calls and farm calls; they balance ... Read more