January 14, 2022
Why 2022 Is a Year of RememberingBy Shazia Hafiz Ramji
In the last week of December 2021, I tried to remember what I had done during the year. I couldn’t remember. I had life-changing experiences – started a PhD, completed my first term successfully, ...
January 07, 2022
A Writer’s Guide to Reading in 2022By Lindsay Zier-Vogel
I read a lot of books in 2021. More than I ever have, except for maybe the summers when I was eight and would clear out the chapter book section at Humber Bay library. I have always been an escapist, ...
December 20, 2021
Book Therapy: Favourites from my favouritesBy Stacey May Fowles
Every year, in the back of my agenda, I keep a simple running list of the books I’ve read. More than anything, it’s a handy way to remember what exactly I consumed and when, but it also offers a useful ...
December 14, 2021
The Renaissance of FanfictionBy Ayesha Mumal
For those who have grown invested in any fanbase whether it be movies, musicians, anime, cartoons and, of course, books, it’s more than likely you’ve come across fanfiction at some point in your life. ...
November 23, 2021
Book Therapy: Good BurdensBy Stacey May Fowles
“You may feel like you’re behind the rest of the world because you haven’t accomplished your to-do list or gotten to inbox zero or have your side hustle rocking like your neighbour next door. (Newsflash, ...
October 26, 2021
Book Therapy: Special Topics in Being a HumanBy Stacey May Fowles
“Keep working to improve but also honour your fuckups as opportunities to understand where you went wrong and try again—that’s how we keep going, Brave Corespondent. That’s how we keep living.”—S. ...
October 20, 2021
The Writing Moment with... Spooky SeasonBy Daniel Scott Tysdal
I love and dread the fall. The appeals are many: the crackling, fiery colours, the beginning of a new school year, Halloween’s ghoulish joys, the growing chill in the air, and the attendant comfort ...
October 14, 2021
Beating the BurnoutBy Ayesha Mumal
For those who were lucky enough to know someone in the book publishing industry before entering themselves, they might’ve heard the warnings: Don’t expect to be rich. In fact, don’t expect much ...
October 06, 2021
Book Therapy: The Light Streamed Beneath ItBy Stacey May Fowles
“I soon learned that therapy is not like slowly cleaning out a closet; it is not a process of quickly sorting and pitching everything over the course of a rainy afternoon…It is a week-by-week process ...
September 15, 2021
Waiting for the bumper yearBy Jon-Erik Lappano
What cicadas can teach us about embracing the murk This year, millions of cicadas emerged from the ground and took to the trees in deafening chorus across North America. During the hottest days of summer, ...