Jessica Rose

Jessica is a graduate from Carleton University's School of Journalism, where she fell in love with feature writing and independent media. She joined rabble as an intern in 2006 and she has also been published in newspapers and magazines in Ottawa and across the GTA. She edits children's books by day and enjoys live music, good books and cozy restaurants by night.

Jessica Rose
News
May 28, 2020
Spartacus books in Vancouver. Image: Allison Jones/Wikimedia Commons

Leftist book world responds to COVID-19

Jessica Rose
Publishers, bookstores and literary festivals have rallied during this period of massive uncertainty for independent publishing.
Book Review
Mar 7, 2019

'Screwed' is an uneven take on female desire

Jessica Rose
While it's a strong introduction to how desire and power work in heterosexual relationships, Lili Boisvert's new book is light on evidence.
Book Review
Nov 8, 2018

Capitalism runs on women's housework

Jessica Rose
Louise Toupin's new book, "Wages for Housework," is a much-needed documentation of a an international feminist movement that is largely unknown.
News
Dec 20, 2013
photo: flickr creative commons from asenat29

Holiday gift guide

Jessica Rose
Trust us, you don't have to be a craft expert to avoid consuming this holiday. Here are just a few of the many ways to keep your holiday gifting sustainable, ethical and economical.
News
Dec 20, 2013
photo: flickr creative commons Melissa Eder

Why we shopped second hand

Jessica Rose
For the second year in a row, my dad's side of the family committed to buying second hand, which meant combing thrift stores, vintage boutiques, flea markets and antique stores for the perfect gift.

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