Tag Archives: racism

“what if there is no right way to be brown / besides the brown you are”: A Review of Vivek Shraya’s Even This Page is White

When one of my fellow Book Riot writers was asking for contributions to a post about this year’s best under-the-radar books, Vivek Shraya’s debut poetry collection Even This Page is White was the first book to come to mind. Of … Continue reading

Posted in Bisexual, Canadian, Poetry, Queer, South Asian, Trans, Trans Feminine, Transgender | Tagged , , | 7 Comments

“Something wrestling with how we live, something dangerous, something honest”: A Review of Bread Out of Stone by Dionne Brand

I’ve read a lot of books by Dionne Brand, poetry and fiction, but Bread Out of Stone is the first non-fiction I’ve read by this Black lesbian literary powerhouse.  While it’s not my favourite work by her—I prefer her poetry—I’m … Continue reading

Posted in Black, Canadian, Caribbean, Lesbian, Non-Fiction, Toronto | Tagged , | 3 Comments