women writers

Book Review
Jun 23, 2016

The most powerful case for the U.S. war resisters

Alex Kerner
'Let Them Stay' is a powerful account of the war resisters and their campaign as well as an important political tool as our current government considers whether to allow former soldiers to stay.
Book Review
Mar 31, 2016

The power of memory and storytelling

Christine Smith (McFarlane)
Author Lee Maracle shows why she is one of the greatest writers of her time with her new collection on storytelling. It (almost) left our reviewer speechless.
Book Review
Mar 24, 2016

Fat activism: A history by and for fat people

Laura Brightwell
Charlotte Cooper's book Fat Activism: A Radical Social Movement studies the history of fat activism and seeks to challenge its current, more problematic, narratives.
Book Review
Nov 26, 2015

Refugee stories: Flight, freedom and Canada

Sarah Hipworth
As hope for more humanitarian immigration and refugee policies in Canada grows, we need to look back on our history of helping refugees and how far we still have to go.
Book Review
Oct 29, 2015

Finding hope in the poetics and politics of water

Andrew McEwan
Rita Wong's poetry collection 'undercurrent' describes the power and sacredness of water and cracks into the language of colonialism and capitalism and offers alternative narratives.
Book Review
Sep 3, 2015

The great Canadian debate: Should we reform the Senate?

Roshini Nair
Author-activist Helen Forsey shares her vision for a better-functioning Senate from her book "A People's Senate for Canada" and reviews the candidates' ideas for Senate reform in this interview.

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