Podcast
Incite - Crafting Creative Non Fiction Now
Victoria Fenner | Four powerful women writers -- Chelene Knight, Lauren McKeon, Judy Rebick and Elizabeth Renzetti -- talk about using creative non-fiction to make their voices heard.
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Ellen Tolmie | 'Forbidden Fruit' is Gail Pellett's raw and highly personal memoir of the year, mid-1980 to mid-1981, when she lived in Beijing as China was just emerging from its decade-long Cultural Revolution.
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Allan Cho | Lauralyn Chow's new short story collection 'Paper Teeth' follows the lives of the Lees, a Canadian-Chinese family and their friends in Edmonton. Read this author Q&A now!
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Kaitlin McNabb | When did feminism start meaning that consumption was the most revolutionary act? Marketplace feminism has been creeping in for quite a while and it's time to put it in its place.
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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.
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Mark Karlin | Around the world, women are pushing back against GMOs and corporate agriculture and building a food system that promotes health and justice for all.
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Sarah Hipworth | The clever, substantial and slyly feminist novel "13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl" takes a deep look at beauty norms and society's perception of women through the eyes of Lizzie/Beth/Elizabeth/Liz.
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Christina Turner | The ongoing corporatization of Canadian universities has become the subject of a burgeoning field of anti-Corporate U lit. This book applies the principles of the Slow Food movement to education.
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Lauren Scott | Teva Harrison's debut graphic memoir offers an intimate look at the vibrant life of a cancer patient.
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Clarissa Fortin | In Ramprend, women come of age and lose one leg to a saw. Why? Delve into Huey Helene Alcaro's dystopian world of religious fervor and gender roles run amok.
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Clarissa Fortin | The legacy of residential schools is a horrible scar on Canadian history. Two poets address the impact of residential schools in two profoundly different ways: the imagined and the personal.
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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.