Tamara Faith Berger was born in Toronto. She wrote porn stories for a living and attempted to make dirty films before publishing her first book, Lie With Me, in 1999. It was made into a film in 2004. In 2001, A Woman Alone at Night was published. Her third book, Maidenhead, won the 2012 Believer Book Award.
Our ALU resident drink maker is back with a refreshing summer treat and an adoring collection of poetry Beloved Revolutionary Sweetheart by Beatriz Hausner (Book*hug Press).
This week we celebrated many things: finalists of the Trillium Book Award and the Indigenous Voices Awards, Asian Heritage Month, Short Story Month, and read a new novel that'll evoke When Everything Feels Like the Movies.
Lambda-Literary-Award winner Casey Plett is our final Gift Guide recommender this week with five thoughtful must-read titles for everyone from queer kids of colour seeking gay and lesbian fiction to road-trip strangers you never forget.
Managing Editor of Coach House Books Heidi Waechtler shares with us the ins and outs of making the cover of journalist Sarah Barmak's new book, Closer: Notes from the Orgasmic Frontier of Female Sexuality. Combining reclaimed feminine craft, the Exploded Views series geometry, ... Read more
Sometimes, there’s nothing quite like sitting down with your favourite fictional character and imagining what happens after their stories are over—after the last page of that book is turned, after the credits roll, after that series finale has answered some of your questions ... Read more
Not one, but TWO events this week feature pie, and one is as American as apple pie (because it's in the United States of America). Need we say more?
Are you hosting an event featuring an author whose titles are available on All Lit Up? Send the event details, including author, ... Read more
Gallant's was not a conventional feminism by our standards of the term, even when we adjust our expectations for the context of her midcentury tableaus. She was critical of the economic-psychological transactions bound up in romantic relationships, and especially of their tendency ... Read more
There are so many great short story writers that one month doesn't seem enough time to fit them all in; case in point, we're on our second last Full of Lit contributor, Anna Leventhal, and she's been called "a one-of-a-kind talent" by Lee Henderson and Tamara Faith Berger says ... Read more
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