River Halen is a non-binary transgender writer of Catalan and Danish descent born in Surrey, BC, on unceded Coast Salish land and now living in Tio'tia:ke (Montreal). Their poems and essays dealing with relation, ecology, transformation, and sexuality have been published widely in Canada, the U.S., Australia, and Japan. They have been shortlisted for the Trillium Book Award for Poetry and a National Magazine Award, and selected for inclusion in Best Canadian Essays.
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Enjoy this comprehensive list this for Pride Month. Including a mix of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, children’s and young adult fiction, and drama it’ll be hard not to find something to love.
November 3, 2022
by River Halen
Part essay, part poem, part fever dream journal entry,
Dream Rooms (Book*hug Press) by River Halen is a book about personal revolution, about unravelling a worldview to make space for different selves and realities. Halen explains their editing process that was completed ... Read more