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Not Your Usual (Rural Canadian) Lesbian Romance about Women in Their 60s: A Review of Lois Cloarec Hart’s Walking the Labyrinth

BC-born and Calgary-based Lois Cloarec Hart’s novel Walking the Labyrinth is the first romance I’ve ever read.  As someone who usually reads so-called literary fiction (not that I don’t have more than a healthy amount of criticism of the standards by … Continue reading

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Unrepentant, Brave, and Moving: A Review of Rae Spoon’s First Spring Grass Fire

For a slim book under 150 pages, transgender musician and now writer Rae Spoon’s first book First Spring Grass Fire sure packs a wicked punch.  First Spring Grass Fire follows the adventures of Rae, a gender-non-normative kid growing up in … Continue reading

Posted in Canadian, Coming-of-age, Fiction, Halifax, Ivan E. Coyote, Non-Fiction, Queer, Short Stories, Trans Masculine, Transgender, Young Adult | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments