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5 Incredible Two-Spirit and Queer Indigenous Writers to Read Right Now

In response to the recent horrifically racist and colonialist editorial advocating a “cultural appropriation prize” in The Writers’ Union of Canada’s magazine Write—made even worse by the fact that that issue was focused on Indigenous writers—as well as an equally … Continue reading

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Taking Root: A Review of Amber Dawn’s Poetry Collection WHERE THE WORDS END AND MY BODY BEGINS

Have you ever heard of something called a glosa poem? If you haven’t, you’re like me when I picked up Amber Dawn’s debut poetry collection Where the Words End and My Body Begins, which is comprised of these things called … Continue reading

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LGBTQ Fall Book Releases to Be Excited About

Fall! The leaves are turning colours and everyone is going back to school (well, I am, at least). Fall is also an especially awesome time for book lovers because so. many. books are released in this lovely season. Here are … Continue reading

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Ask Your Friendly Neighbourhood Lesbrarian # 6: Books about Queerness and Disability

Hello there! It’s been lovely to follow you on here! I had a book related question for you. If you’re unable/don’t have the time to answer, no problem! I was just wondering if you knew of any non-fiction/theory books about … Continue reading

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Happy International Women’s Day! Here are Five Queer Women of Colour You Should Read

In honour of international women’s day, I decided to have a look at some queer women of colour writers and get excited about books I’ve read, and some that are coming up on my to-read list.  Here are five women … Continue reading

Posted in Asian, Bisexual, Black, Canadian, Fantasy, Fiction, Graphic, Hiromi Goto, Indigenous, Lesbian, Non-Canadian, Non-Fiction, Poetry, Postcolonial, Queer, South Asian, Trans, Trans Feminine, Young Adult | Tagged , , | 3 Comments