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Talking Sculptures, Sexy Sea Creatures, and Dinner with Your Ex: A Review of Plenitude’s Third Issue

The third issue of Plenitude certainly starts off on a high note: Vancouver writer and performance artist Amber Dawn’s short story “The Nevelson” is a brilliant, fantastical, cheeky, and funny piece of fiction.  Queer and feminist in the oddest and … Continue reading

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“Poetry is the muscle, the winged dream of liberation”: A Review of the Queer Issue of Poetry is Dead

I knew as soon as I read Alex Leslie’s smart, heartfelt introduction to the queer issue of Poetry is Dead–a poetry journal based out of Vancouver–that I was going to love what was between its pages.  She writes, for example, … Continue reading

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