Born in Halifax, Trish Salah is the author of Wanting in Arabic (TSAR 2002, 2013) and Lyric Sexology Vol. 1 (Roof 2014, Metonymy 2017) and co-editor of special issues of Canadian Review of American Studies 35.2 (2005) and TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly 1.4 (2014). The 2013 edition of Wanting in Arabic won the Lambda Literary Award for Transgender Fiction. At the University of Winnipeg she organized the conferences Writing Trans Genres: Emergent Literatures and Criticism and Decolonizing and Decriminalizing Trans Genres. Currently an assistant professor of Gender Studies at Queen's University, she is a member of the editorial boards of TSQ, Eoagh, and Topia.
For our final week of our July book club, we've rounded up four follow-up reads to Shani Mootoo's Polar Vortex (Book*hug Press) that'll keep the reading times rolling.
For Pride Month we're celebrating with some fabulous LGBTQ+ poetry, fiction, and non-fiction. Here are five reads to round out your Pride reading!
National Poetry Month continues with four more rad women of poetry, discounts, and a fun quiz to test your knowledge!
This National Poetry Month we're shouting it out to all the rad women of poetry who write in all kinds of spaces and styles and explore all kinds of themes. Poetry Grrrowl is a raised fist and high-five to those women who make us better readers and thinkers. Join us here on ... Read more
This week we learned the word "crossip," rolled some short story dice, imagined what superheroes would read, and more.
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
Toronto is lucky enough to be hosting World Pride 2014, an international event that encompasses activism, education, and the history and culture of global LGBTTIQQ2SA* communities. While the party is happening out on the streets, we’ve put together a reading list for any down ... Read more
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