Tea Mutonji is an award-winning poet and writer. Born in Congo-Kinshasa, she now lives and writes in Scarborough, Ontario where she was named emerging writer of the year (2017) by the Ontario Book Publishers Organization. Shut Up You're Pretty is her first book.
From award-winners to page-turning stories about friendship to books about burlesque, All Lit Up staffers share book picks for our socially distanced summer reading.
This week we revealed our picks for our upcoming Summer Book Club, recommended books for Father's Day, reflected on wise words about grief, and more.
We wrapped up National Poetry Month with five author interviews and excerpts, and a thoughtful piece on writing poetry through times of crisis from Natasha Ramoutar.
This week we nursed our literary awards hangover with an ice-pack to the noggin and shared our annual #ALUGiftGuide with book picks from authors we admire.
Our annual Gift Guide Week is back with hand-picked selections by authors we admire for all kinds of readers on your holiday gift list. First up is author, poet and Writers' Trust finalist Téa Mutonji who shares six choice titles for everyone on your list from best friends ... Read more
With the long *cold* month of January almost behind us, we already have our sights set on February and that brings us to Black History Month. Check out this collection of 8 awesome reads that celebrate black Canadian authors and stories – part of Canada's rich and diverse ... Read more
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