women writers

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.
Event

Octopus Book Club Celebrating Women and Literature!

Mar 6, 2016
Octopus Books Centretown
2nd Floor, 251 Bank St.
Ottawa , ON
Canada
45° 24' 58.7052" N, 75° 41' 48.6744" W
Ontario CA
On every Monday this March, we will introduce and discuss a book by a woman writer! This initiative is inspired by a talk by Lee Maracle on Women and Literature.
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.

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