Sarah Henstra is a professor of English at Ryerson University. She is the author of the young adult novel Mad Miss Mimic. This is her first work of adult fiction. She lives in Toronto.
Today's #ALUgiftguide book recommendations come from the insightful Lauren Carter who shares gifting picks for "your settler mom, wondering what she can do for reconciliation" to "your best feminist friend in university, circa 1992" and more, below.
This year’s International Women’s Day is all about advocating for balance—whether it’s in the boardroom or on your own bookshelf. And while diversity in literature is something we should always be thinking about, a good first step toward gender-balance is celebrating ... Read more
You'd think after four literary hangovers, we'd be better at managing our awards-fuelled reading binges and calling it a night. Proving once again that moderation isn't our strong suit, we bring you our fifth annual Literary Awards Hangover, a coffee-sipping, greasy-spoonin' ... Read more
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.
Unlike that lazy groundhog, Canada-wide reading series are crawling out of their winter hidey-holes early to bring you great poets and novelists to listen to this week.
Are you hosting an event featuring an author whose titles are available on All Lit Up? Send the event details, ... Read more
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