Chelene Knight was born in Vancouver, and is currently the Managing Editor of Room Magazine. A graduate of The Writers' Studio at SFU, Chelene has been published in various Canadian and American literary magazines. Her debut book, Braided Skin, was published in 2015. Dear Current Occupant is her second book. Chelene is also working on a historical novel set in the 1930's and 40's in Vancouver's Hogan's Alley.
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
From favourite summertime reading spots to tasty nutritious meals to the start of this month's book club, this week was a mid-summer treat.
This week we wished away winter with our staff spring preview, shared thoughts from author Adam Pottle on disability and writing satire, and learned more about a displaced Vancouver community in an essay from Chelene Knight.
Riding down Main Street on a crowded bus in Vancouver, I pass under the Georgia Viaduct and my thoughts immediately drift to the almost forgotten, foggy, and distant memory of Hogan’s Alley—Vancouver’s only real black neighbourhood. A thriving place with bustling shops, ... Read more
This week we read some poetry, learned about feminist festivals, and tons more In Review.
We're in the age of podcasts: whatever your interest, there's at least one person making episodes about it. Canada is especially known for its cutting-edge investigative and cultural podcasts, and for fans of Canadaland and/or Colour Code, we've picked two books that'll be a ... Read more
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