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“Queer and Desperate Poetry,” “Never … An Uncomplicated Story”: A Review of Amber Dawn’s Exquisite New Book of Poetry, MY ART IS KILLING ME

Amber Dawn’s latest and second collection of poetry, My Art is Killing Me and Other Poems, is an exquisite, hard-hitting book. At times devastating, My Art is Killing Me is not without its moments of humour and light. Amber Dawn … Continue reading

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A Valentine’s Day Queer Book Gift Guide

Maybe it’s because I’m a crazy book lover, but to me there is no better present for any occasion than a book.  So, if you’re buying someone—lover, girlfriend, long-term partner—something this Valentine’s Day, consider one of these excellent options: With … Continue reading

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Update on Victoria’s Pride and the Word: Amber Dawn, Arleen Pare, Janet Rogers, and More!

I wrote last week about some awesome Toronto Pride literary events, and am excited to report the list of performers at Victoria Pride’s event “Pride and the Word” have been anounced.  None other than recent Ogilvie Prize winner Amber Dawn … Continue reading

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Amber Dawn Wins This Year’s Ogilvie Prize for Emerging LGBTQ writer

This just in: Amber Dawn has been selected as this year’s Dayne Ogilive Prize winner, an annual prize given by the Writer’s Trust of Canada to an emerging LGBTQ writer.  Congratulations to Amber Dawn, whose novel Sub Rosa was the … Continue reading

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