January 13, 2021
Excerpt: Josée Boileau Exposes Quebec's Dark Response to December 6 in Because They Were Women: The Montreal Massacre
Josée Boileau's Because They Were Women: The Montreal Massacre (Second Story Press, translated by Chantal Bilodeau) takes readers back to one of Canada's darkest days to memorialize the the fourteen ...
October 06, 2020
"There is Something Universal in How Children Connect with Stories" Bahram Rahman on Literacy, Equality, & Collective Memory
It's easy to forget how powerful reading can be, but when the right to literacy is denied, it is a chilling reminder. The children in Bahram Rahman's The Library Bus (Pajama Press, illustrated by Gabrielle ...
March 18, 2020
"Let's Stop Being Nice. Let's Be Ourselves Instead." Lauren McKeon Tackles Institutional Inequality In Her New Book
Despite optimistic think-pieces to the contrary, the gender-based discrimination women face both in and out of the workplace is still incredibly, depressingly, present. Tasked with having to work much ...
April 09, 2019
Contest! Win a Prize Pack of Feminist Nonfiction from Wilfrid Laurier University Press!
Want to inject some feminism into your personal library? Wilfrid Laurier University Press is offering one lucky winner the chance to nab some great, intersectional feminist texts! WLU Feminist Nonfiction ...
February 22, 2019
Poetry School: Feminist re-vision with Ms. Rich
Feminist revisionist mythologies represent a vibrant stream in mid-to-late 20th- and 21st-century poetry. I’m thinking of Muriel Rukeyser’s Orpheus; Carol Ann Duffy’s The World’s Wife and Feminine ...
March 05, 2018
Contest! Win a Women's History Month Prize Pack from Between the Lines!
This Thursday, March 8, is International Women's Day. March is Women's History Month. To celebrate all our fearless women and women-identifying friends, and their struggles and achievements, we want to ...
March 20, 2017
Contest! Win a Feminist Reading List from BookThug
Why not inject a little equality into your reading list? You marched, you rallied; now you can add more awesome books by badass authors who identify as women to your library. Toronto indie darling BookThug, ...
March 16, 2017
Special Feature: Celebrating 40 Years of Feminist Publishing with Room Magazine
Room magazine (originally titled A Room of One's Own) is one of Canada's leading literary journals. During its 40 years in operation, it has been dedicated to publishing writers and artists who identify ...