Ivan Coyote is the award-winning author, co-author or co-editor of eleven books, including Tomboy Survival Guide, shortlisted for the Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Nonfiction Prize and an American Library Association Stonewall Honor Book. They are also the creator of four short films as well as three CDs that combine storytelling with music. Ivan is a seasoned stage performer and an audience favourite at storytelling, literary, film, and folk music festivals. Their latest book is Rebent Sinner. Ivan lives in Vancouver.
This week on the blog: the ALU Indie Reading Room, author interviews, a stunning debut, and more.
Start your February off right by staying out of the cold and in with our top reads of the week.
The week we cheered about the Canada Reads longlist, learned more about book-binding a la publisher Biblioasis, and tried two cocktail recipes.
It’s Pride weekend this weekend in Toronto: and naturally, we’re preparing by reading some fantastic LGBTQ+ books. We’ve come across some great words and phrases on the way: here are ten for you to include in your own Pride lexicon.
It’s the weekend before Valentine’s but the type of dating we lovingly embrace is of the book variety, so this weekend we’ve piled our stack higher than usual with four new(ish) reads about different kinds of love and friendship. And we made sure to stock up on chocolate ... Read more
Almost every day we are confronted with images in the media that force us to categorize people using a set of “gay criteria” based on how they look or act. The media has helped us all create our own little “gaydars” by which we can label the man behaving effeminately ... Read more
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