ROLL CALL You who were not born in a boat. You who can not tread water. You who […]
Thinking about Louise Glück. Here are some thoughts from 2014. https://www.poetryfoundation.org/play/76912
Of all the poems to rewrite, or respond to, “Daddy” remains the most difficult (for me at least). […]
Big as My Ariel is there was a lot more that didn’t go in. I will post a […]
Featuring Renee Gladman, Danielle Dutton, Karen Solie, Oana Avasilichioaei, Stephanie Bolster, Tess Liem–more names to come!
I am no longer on social media of any kind, but I manage to keep up thanks to […]
I stand with the students. Support them. Support change. Demand accountability:
“Concordia isn’t an aberration; it’s the norm,” Ms. Maxymiw tweeted. “Women in the writing world have known stuff like this for years. Our lives are obstacle courses. But I stand in solidarity with these women coming forward in canlit. #metoo, finally.”
When asked if she thought UBC would have handled the Galloway case differently in the #metoo era, Ms. Gemma laughed and said yes. And she indicated that this reckoning is not over.
“More names are coming. Concordia’s not the only place. There are other men who are repeat offenders who will be named in the literary community. Your time is up,” she said. “Just like Oprah [said]. Time is up for those predators. Their reign has come to an end.”
I condensed my best of list for The Montreal Gazette. Here they are–
I have had reviews. I have had lists. I am unbelievably lucky. And, as I write this I […]