Category Archives: Hiromi Goto

Hello, Queer YA: An Introduction to Queer Canadian Young Women’s Fiction

Having started reading Beth Goobie’s young adult novel Hello, Groin this morning (I’m liking it so far—although the title is a bit unfortunate), I decided it was time to do some talking about queer young adult books on this blog.  … Continue reading

Posted in Asian, Bisexual, Canadian, Coming-of-age, Fantasy, Fiction, Graphic, Hiromi Goto, Ivan E. Coyote, Jewish, Kristyn Dunnion, Lesbian, Mariko Tamaki, Montreal, Queer, Toronto, Trans Masculine, Young Adult | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Reimagining the Sublime West Coast: A Review of Alex Leslie’s People Who Disappear

I first encountered Vancouver writer Alex Leslie’s work in the new queer Canadian literary magazine Plenitude, which I recently reviewed.  I thought Leslie’s prose poems in Plenitude gorgeously expressed the complexities of queer desire.  So when I was offered the … Continue reading

Posted in Canadian, Emma Donoghue, Fiction, Hiromi Goto, Indigenous, Lesbian, Poetry, Queer, Short Stories, Vancouver | Tagged , , , , , | 7 Comments

The Word on the Street is Queer: Also, Watch for a Rae Spoon Book Launch Near You

The Word on the Street is a national festival centred on, you guessed it, words, in all their diverse glimmering glory.  Taking place in Vancouver, Lethbridge, Saskatoon, Kitchner, Toronto, and Halifax and starting in a few days (depending on where … Continue reading

Posted in Bisexual, Canadian, Farzana Doctor, Fiction, Halifax, Hiromi Goto, Indigenous, Lesbian, Mariko Tamaki, Montreal, News, Poetry, Queer, Toronto, Trans, Trans Masculine, Transgender, Vancouver | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Happy Vancouver Pride! Queerotica with Kate Bornstein, Amber Dawn, Hiromi Goto, and Elaine Miller

Vancouver Pride officially kicked off today with the raising of the rainbow flag at city hall and I thought I’d highlight one of the events happening in the coming weeks for those book-inclined queer ladies.  What is really great about … Continue reading

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