M. NourbeSe Philip is a poet, essayist, novelist, playwright, and former lawyer who lives in Toronto. She is a Fellow of the Guggenheim and Rockefeller (Bellagio) Foundations, and the MacDowell Colony. She is the recipient of many awards, including the Casa de las Americas prize (Cuba). Among her best-known works are: She Tries Her Tongue, Her Silence Softly Breaks, Looking for Livingstone: An Odyssey of Silence, and Zong!, a genre-breaking poem that engages with ideas of the law, history, and memory as they relate to the transatlantic slave trade.
With this past weekend's Toronto Comics and Arts Festival and the recent release of the Avengers: Infinity War, we got to thinking: what graphic novels would superheroes read?
Catch up on our love fest this week and our top reads.
Welcome to this New Year, new you edition of Jules’ Tools for Social Change: Julia's serving up five books that'll help you be a more intersectionally feminist reader this year. As she puts it: "Won't you join me in reading books from more Indigenous writers, more writers ... Read more
This week we welcomed the new year with our backs to 2017 and reading resolutions that are as good as carved in stone (ie: on the internet).
There's nothing scary about three season launches and two festivals this week (well, maybe that we don't have enough time to see them all!).
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