May 07, 2019
"Something Intimate, Honest, and Very Politically Feminist" Alexandra Kimball on Exploring Feminism's Failures with Infertility
A lifelong feminist, journalist Alexandra Kimball found herself shocked by how isolated her struggles with infertility left her. In a movement that is meant to support all women, she found herself, ...
April 16, 2019
Kate Harris Picks Jessica J. Lee for 2019 RBC Taylor Emerging Writer Award
2019 RBC Taylor Emerging Writer Award winner Jessica J. LeeNow in its sixth year, The Charles Taylor Foundation's Emerging Writer Award (sponsored by RBC Wealth Management) is a unique program aimed ...
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 ...
April 03, 2019
Read an Excerpt from Amanda Munday's Silence-Breaking Day Nine: A Postpatrum Depression Memoir
While awareness and understanding of postpatrum depression has been increasing in recent years, there is still a disturbing lack of support and solutions available to those who experience it. Amanda ...
March 19, 2019
Joel Adam Struthers' Memoir Offers a Fascinating, Myth-Busting Account of the French Foreign Legion
The French Foreign Legion, a branch of the French army, is one of the most famous military organizations in the world. Joel Adam Struthers tells his story of six years as a legionnaire (and more specifically ...
March 06, 2019
Poem-phobia? Read an Excerpt from Adam Sol's How a Poem Moves: A Field Guide for Readers of Poetry
More than any other genre, poetry seems to inspire anxiety in readers about exactly how we should be reading. But maybe it's not as scary as it feels - maybe all it takes to read and love poetry is ...
March 04, 2019
Kate Harris wins $30,000 RBC Taylor Prize for Lands of Lost Borders: Out of Bounds on the Silk Road
This afternoon, Kate Harris spoke about the "glory and pain" of both the bike trip that inspired her memoir Lands of Lost Borders: Out of Bounds on the Silk Road (Knopf Canada) and of the writing process ...
February 26, 2019
"I Write to Be Lifted into Life’s Largest Possibilities" The 2019 RBC Taylor Prize Finalists on Nonfiction
This Monday, March 4, will see writers, publishers, and nonfiction lovers gathered in Toronto's historic King Edward Hotel to find out the 2019 winner of the $25,000 RBC Taylor Prize for Nonfiction. ...
February 12, 2019
Amanda Laird on Breaking Menstruation Stigma & Myth in Heavy Flow
Despite the fact that a billions of people experience, have experienced, or do experience mensuration, a normal biological process, it remains a subject shrouded in embarrassment, misinformation, and ...
February 07, 2019
Blue Moon Publishers Puts out Justin Bieber Book with Foreword from the Pop Star Himself
Canada is no slouch in supplying some of the most famous actors, musicians, and artists to the rest of the world. But one Canadian in recent years has achieved an almost unprecedented level of fame - ...