Tag Archives: Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha

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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The Wisdom of Youth, The Perspective of Age: A Review of Letters Lived: Radical Reflections, Revolutionary Paths Edited by Sheila Sampath

I feel pretty lucky to be regularly sent books to review.  Free!  Books!  It’s like a dream come true.  Often I haven’t heard of the book or author and I am glad to be made aware of a new writer … Continue reading

Posted in Anthology, Asian, Black, Canadian, Graphic, Indigenous, Lesbian, Non-Canadian, Non-Fiction, Postcolonial, Queer, Toronto, Trans, Trans Feminine, Trans Masculine, Young Adult | Tagged , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

“Poetry is the muscle, the winged dream of liberation”: A Review of the Queer Issue of Poetry is Dead

I knew as soon as I read Alex Leslie’s smart, heartfelt introduction to the queer issue of Poetry is Dead–a poetry journal based out of Vancouver–that I was going to love what was between its pages.  She writes, for example, … Continue reading

Posted in Amber Dawn, Canadian, Gay, Graphic, Lesbian, Poetry, Postcolonial, Queer, Sex Work, South Asian, Toronto, Trans Feminine, Vancouver | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments