Category Archives: Anne Fleming

Springtime Book Tours and Prizes, Prizes, Prizes: Rae Spoon, Alex Leslie, Anne Fleming, Amber Dawn, and Imogen Binnie!

It’s been a while since I’ve written a news-focused post and there are a few exciting things happening in queer bookland!  First of all, the Lambda literary and Triangle awards have been announced and there are a few Canadian contenders … Continue reading

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Best Lesbian Books of 2012

It’s quite late in the new year to be writing a favourites of 2012 list, but here it is. I’d been waiting to publish this post until I could get my hands on a copy of Emma Donoghue’s short story collection … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Favourite Authors: All Women, Mostly Queer, Some Canadian

Feeling inspired by a recent post on Autostraddle about favourite authors and the influences they’ve had in your life, I decided to do a top ten list of my own.  (Speaking of Autostraddle, the latest Lez Libery Lit column mentioned … Continue reading

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A Collection at Once Moving, Inventive, and Funny: A Review of Gay Dwarves of America by Anne Fleming

Have I mentioned lately that I love Anne Fleming’s writing? (I would say I love her, but we’ve never met and are facebook friends, and that feels a bit awkward).  Reading her recently released short story collection Gay Dwarves of … Continue reading

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An Empty Ache in Your Chest: A Review of Anne Fleming’s Anomaly

Anne Fleming’s Anomaly (2005) is one of those novels, which, despite being nearly five hundred pages long, makes you want to return right to the first page and begin again once you’ve finished reading it.  It’s the kind of book … Continue reading

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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

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The Extraordinary in the Everyday: A Review of Anne Fleming’s Short-Story Collection Pool-Hopping

Anne Fleming’s short story collection Pool-Hopping and Other Stories (1998), above all else, reminded me how much I love reading short stories.  I’ve never really understood why so many readers who are keen to pick up novels are somehow reluctant … Continue reading

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