Jenny Ferguson (she/her/hers or they/them) is Métis and white, an activist, a feminist, an auntie, and an accomplice with a PhD. She believes writing, teaching and beading are political acts. Border Markers, her debut novel, was released September 2016. She teaches at Loyola Marymount University and in the Opt-Res MFA Program at the University of British Columbia. Feel free to get in touch with her online at www.jennyferguson.ca or @jennyleeSD. Her work is represented by Patricia Nelson at Marsal Lyon Literary Agency.
This week Sto:lo author Lee Maracle graced us with a must-read essay about the vitality of Indigenous works and recognition in Canada, scary books dominated our top 10 list, and Merriam-Webster’s Time Traveler tool made for a wordy geek-out, and more.
At the heart of both of these novels are families who have suffered a loss and are now trying to pick up the pieces. As they do, secrets are uncovered and some wounds continue to fester, with no solution in sight.
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