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J.B.M. 23h
Another racist bozo-eruption
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Kim Goldberg 3m
Writers' Union investigating incident at Vancouver Writers Fest More info on BC Bookworld publisher Alan Twigg's verbal attack on indigenous speaker Rebecca Benson, who is the Writers' Union's equity co-ordinator.
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Sean Black Seas of Infinity Cranbury 22h
No place for this in , no place for this in the Vancouver or West Coast writing and publishing community.
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CBCSundayEdition 2h
In Rawi Hage’s new novel Beirut Hellfire Society, set in 1978 Lebanon, we meet characters like El Marquis – a “happy debaucher” who says, “Our nation lives within a culture of shaming and shame.”
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Iva Cheung 23h
Apparently calling out any kind of racism in the community on Twitter functions like a big ol' Jon Kay batsignal.
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Hannah McGregor 14m
I’m tempted to be glib and say “this is why we can’t have nice things.”
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Susie Taylor 22m
Since the robber bride, I stopped giving a shit.
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Cormorant Books 5h
reading from Wild and Beautiful is the Night, his new book, at last night's launch. Now available everywhere books are sold!
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Karen Payton 4h
Only two more weeks until the Wild Writers Literary Festival in Kitchener Waterloo. Follow for updates.
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Sandra Gulland Oct 15
“Man Booker prize shortlist 2018: how do the final six stand up?” I’m putting my money on
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Mawenzi House 5h
Employing a variety of approaches and addressing many concerns, "Confluences 2" edited by Nurjehan Aziz explores the subordination of Indian women; the legacy of Japanese internment during World War II, and more:
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Room Magazine 5h
Our website isn't working right now but we have contacted our host and it should be back up and running later this afternoon. In the meantime, you can check out today's episode with the incredible Eden Robinson over on .
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Jeff Beamish Oct 10
Ten new books with B.C. connections
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Jane Bradshaw Oct 16
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Book Tweeters 6m
Read this non-traditional about finding love again. Is there such a thing as second chances? Check it out here: *-*.
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Megan Haessler Oct 15
I’m building up my classroom library in preparation for going back to the classroom in March. I’ll be teaching Grade 4/5 for the first time and would love some book recommendations. What are 9-11 year olds reading these days?
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MWaldner 22h
I understand now how this is the 3rd episode of the Trilogy of films. I've offered as a student choice in their current class, but adding this 3rd film to it would be so beneficial!
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Canada Council 5h
Great non-fiction from the 2018 finalists to devour this fall and winter! Explore the list of titles and authors here:
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diaspora dialogues 3h
Thrilled of will be joining TOK Winnipeg Symposium for "Blowing Up Canlit," a panel about the current landscape of Canada and the question, how can we push the boundaries of what’s considered acceptable ?
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Jónína Kirton 8h
- I never trusted your advances. I have had other lovers, charming as heck, offering a hand up only to push you down once the novelty of dating an "Indian Princess" wears off. We are not your playthings, something to entertain or to hold up when it serves your purpose.
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Rebecca Salazar Leon Oct 16
channelling my rage about rape culture in & the world through a play, and hoping to make something out of it. [cw: graphic discussions of sexual assault, physical injuries, mental illness, gaslighting, and institutional violence]
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