Tag Archives: Rae Spoon

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

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2014 Queer Canadian Books to Be Excited About

I really love to read (uh, duh).  But I think I actually get more excited talking about books than I do actually reading them.  Is that weird?  Anyway, there are some books coming out this year that I am pretty … Continue reading

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The Word on the Street is Queer: Also, Watch for a Rae Spoon Book Launch Near You

The Word on the Street is a national festival centred on, you guessed it, words, in all their diverse glimmering glory.  Taking place in Vancouver, Lethbridge, Saskatoon, Kitchner, Toronto, and Halifax and starting in a few days (depending on where … Continue reading


Posted in Bisexual, Canadian, Farzana Doctor, Fiction, Halifax, Hiromi Goto, Indigenous, Lesbian, Mariko Tamaki, Montreal, News, Poetry, Queer, Toronto, Trans, Trans Masculine, Transgender, Vancouver | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

My Fall Reading List: New Books by Mariko Tamaki, Rae Spoon, and Emma Donoghue

Fall: that wonderfully crisp, clean time of year where the nights get cool and the leaves turn brilliant sunset colours.  It’s also the time for new book releases.  If you’re looking for some brand new queer Canadian books to read … Continue reading

Posted in Anne Fleming, Asian, Bisexual, Canadian, Coming-of-age, Emma Donoghue, Fiction, Ivan E. Coyote, Lesbian, Mariko Tamaki, News, Queer, Short Stories, Trans, Trans Masculine, Transgender, Young Adult | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments