Tag Archives: Canadian Queer

LGBTQ Fall Book Releases to Be Excited About

Fall! The leaves are turning colours and everyone is going back to school (well, I am, at least). Fall is also an especially awesome time for book lovers because so. many. books are released in this lovely season. Here are … Continue reading

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A Near-perfect, Devastating Collection of Poetry: A Review of For Your Own Good by Leah Horlick

For Your Own Good by Leah Horlick is full of the kind of writing that inspires superlatives.  It’s one of the best books of poetry I’ve ever read, a genuinely important, incredibly powerful book that has stirred awe in a … Continue reading

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Shani Mootoo’s Cereus Blooms at Night: A Visceral, Sensual, and Compassionate Novel

A few months ago when I reviewed Shani Mootoo’s most recent novel, Valmiki’s Daughter, I prefaced the review with an admission that I already loved Mootoo’s writing before I even started the book.  It was her first novel, Cereus Blooms … Continue reading

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A Review of Karen X. Tulchinsky’s Love Ruins Everything: A Failed Lesbian Camp Melodrama

I’m not quite sure what I was expecting when I picked up Karen X. Tulchinsky’s first novel Love Ruins Everything (2000), but it certainly wasn’t what I imagined.  Let’s get this straight (or should I say queer, since if this … Continue reading

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