Shane Neilson is a poet and physician who, in addition to several collections of poetry, has published in the genres of memoir, short fiction, biography and literary criticism. He is currently a fellow of the College of Family Physicians of Canada, a Vanier Scholar at McMaster University and editor for Victoria, B.C. publisher Frog Hollow Press. Though he lives in Oakville, Ontario, all of his work is rooted in rural New Brunswick.
This week we gave ableism a hard stare in the ism with an insightful essay from poet and physician Shane Neilson, served up five books for more intersectionally feminist reading, and made Books and Bingo a thing.
ALU note: Last year, we ran a Chappy Hour column about Shane Neilson's Dysphoria that was insensitive to the very serious themes about disability and mental health in his collection. (It has since been removed from ALU.) We were wrong, and Shane was kind enough to call us ... Read more
This week there's launches, dramatic readings, reading series, dramatic series...you name it. Don't ever tell us that we don't take you anywhere.
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Did someone say "launch season"? Spring is officially here with great launches and readings in Toronto and St. John's this week.
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