Category Archives: Nalo Hopkinson

The Best Bisexual Women’s Literature

“I call myself bisexual because I acknowledge that I have in myself the potential to be attracted—romantically and/or sexually—to people of more than one sex and/or gender, not necessarily at the same time, not necessarily in the same way, and … Continue reading

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The Best Historical Queer Women’s Fiction: A List of Personal Favourites

Sometimes you just don’t feel like living in your current time and place and there’s absolutely nothing wrong with that.  Luckily, we have historical fiction to fill that need.  Personally, I love reading books that were written in ye olden … Continue reading

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Wonder-full, Sexy, Smart, and Scary: A Review of Nalo Hopkinson’s Short Story Collection Skin Folk

I’ve really been spoilt by fantastic short story collections this summer, and Skin Folk by Nalo Hopkinson is no exception.  When I say fantastic, I mean it in more than one sense: these stories are remarkable, especially wrapped as they … Continue reading

Posted in Bisexual, Black, Butch, Canadian, Caribbean, Erotica, Fantasy, Fiction, Lesbian, Nalo Hopkinson, Postcolonial, Science Fiction, Sex Work, Short Stories, Toronto | Tagged | 8 Comments

The Best Erotica I’ve Ever Read: A Review of With a Rough Tongue: Femme Writes Porn, Edited by Amber Dawn and Trish Kelly

Can I just start this review by saying that With a Rough Tongue: Femmes Write Porn (edited by Vancouver writers Amber Dawn and Trish Kelly) is by far THE BEST EROTICA I HAVE EVER READ.  It’s like really good sex—when … Continue reading

Posted in Amber Dawn, Anthology, BDSM, Bisexual, Butch, Canadian, Caribbean, Erotica, Fiction, Kristyn Dunnion, Lesbian, Nalo Hopkinson, Non-Canadian, Postcolonial, Queer, Sex Work, Short Stories, Trans Feminine, Trans Masculine, Vancouver, Zoe Whittall | 8 Comments

A Magical, Tantalizing Recreation of Historical Space for Queer Black Women: A Review of Nalo Hopkinson’s The Salt Roads

My first thought after beginning to read The Salt Roads by Nalo Hopkinson was “Why did it take me so long to read this book?  It’s SO AWESOME.” My second thought: “Holy crap, there’s lesbian sex twice in the first … Continue reading

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