Kim Clark is an author, poet and playwright and gimp. Clark has published short fiction–Attemptations (Caitlin Press)–and poetry: Middle Child of Summer (Leaf Press), Sit You Waiting (Caitlin Press), and Dis ease and De sire, The M anu s cript (Lipstick Press), as well as co-editing the red-head anthology, Canadian Ginger (Oolichan Books). She’s also been a finalist in Theatre BC’s Playwriting Competition and has a novella under option for a feature-length film. Clark is the author of A One-Handed Novel. The sequel to this novel is in the works so watch for Another One-Handed Novel. She lives in Nanaimo on Vancouver Island.
With spring still feeling so far away here in Canada and that existential dread starting to set in from being cooped up for too long indoors, we could all use a few laughs – a chuckle, at the very least. To help you out with a little LOL'ing, we've compiled 5 books to lighten ... Read more
We started off the week with our annual literary awards hangover, brought you our Gift Guide for holiday book-buying, and learned some rare words (we hope this In Review ensorcells you).
You've heard it before: we're a sum of our experiences. And for avid readers we also become a sum of our best reads. You know you've read a good book when the words were powerful enough to change you a little, or changed the way you looked at something. It's why we read. We ... Read more
I’m a natural contrarian, a born shit-disturber. My first instinct is always to contradict: if everyone else says yes, my first thought is no. Out of politeness—an overrated Canadian quality—I don’t say these things. Instead, I save them for my writing.
I take great pleasure ... Read more
This week we read some poetry, learned about feminist festivals, and tons more In Review.
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