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A Heartbreaking and Powerful Graphic Memoir: A Review of Sarah Leavitt’s Tangles: A Story about Alzheimer’s, My Mother, and Me

Vancouver-based lesbian cartoonist, writer, and editor Sarah Leavitt’s graphic memoir Tangles: A Story about Alzheimer’s, My Mother, and Me is not for the faint of heart.  It’s a powerful work, to be sure, but this power comes at quite a … Continue reading

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Reimagining the Sublime West Coast: A Review of Alex Leslie’s People Who Disappear

I first encountered Vancouver writer Alex Leslie’s work in the new queer Canadian literary magazine Plenitude, which I recently reviewed.  I thought Leslie’s prose poems in Plenitude gorgeously expressed the complexities of queer desire.  So when I was offered the … Continue reading

Posted in Canadian, Emma Donoghue, Fiction, Hiromi Goto, Indigenous, Lesbian, Poetry, Queer, Short Stories, Vancouver | Tagged , , , , , | 7 Comments