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Category Archives: Victoria
Forward, the first graphic novel by Lisa Maas, is a great reminder of the great work that can be made when authors and artists represent what they know intimately. Set in Victoria, it’s a story about two women both trying … Continue reading
If you haven’t already, read my full review of the book, which I posted yesterday. A Possibility of Whales is a brand new middle grade book by Canadian author Karen Rivers featuring a supporting trans boy character. I was lucky … Continue reading
A Possibility of Whales by Victoria-based author Karen Rivers is, to my knowledge, the first Canadian middle grade book to feature a transgender character. This makes it a pretty big deal. Overall, I’m happy this book exists for cisgender and … Continue reading
I Hate Canadian Nature Poetry; Or, Why I Didn’t Like Arleen Paré’s Governer-General-Award-Nominated Lake of Two Mountains
Well, what a coincidence. I was just finally sitting down today to write a review of Arleen Paré’s poetry collection Lake of Two Mountains and guess what popped up on my social media feed. Paré has been nominated for the … Continue reading
The fourth issue of Plenitude is both a little new and what I’ve come to expect from this high-quality, diverse collection of writing by queer people. What’s new, you ask? Plenitude now comes in a print version! I was so … Continue reading
Feeling inspired by a recent podcast by Mary over at the podcast Queer Books Please where she recommended holiday book gifts and she unabashedly declared, “Yes there is a lesbian book for everybody,” I decided to write a post of … Continue reading
If you’ve been following the goings-on in queer Can lit, you’ll likely recognize this name: Andrea Routley. Just in case: Routley is the founder and editor of Plenitude, Canada’s queer literary magazine based out of Victoria. I’ve been really impressed … Continue reading