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Jeremy Stewart Jan 13
hey, men, think about signing this, think about affirming it in your actions.
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Eileen Mary Holowka Jan 10
So many of us have been trying to have these conversations about and universities for years, but have been told over & over again that this is just the way it is. And now we're being told we should "speak up" and feel guilty if we don't or can't. That's fucked.
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Indrapramit Das Jan 9
LRTs: during my MFA, I saw my thesis adviser sexualize students and abuse his power (over me, a brown student, too--he held a class contest to see who could imitate my accent best, for example).
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quillandquire Jan 9
Seems like a good day to share the lineup for Growing Room, the feminist literary festival coming this March, thanks to .
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ryan pratt Jan 9
Every year I see 2-3 cryptic tweets that suggest unnamed offenders in . But today I'm reading names of offenders & institutions in brave essays that leave no illusions: this "community" needs new leaders, new voices.
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Jen Sookfong Lee Jan 13
YES. To characterize the multitude of voices who have found their voices on social media as unjust or toxic is to uphold the systems that have kept marginalized groups silent. Was it better for you, Margaret, when the rest of were grateful for the crumbs tossed us?
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Frankie Barnet Jan 10
My story is ugly and complicated and confusing but it is also how I know that everything ppl are saying about this department is true. Typing and retyping what I guess i’m not yet ready to say.
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Marissa Stapley Jan 9
Yesterday I tweeted that I was grateful to be on the fringes of . Not true. What I am is grateful my experience has been different. I wrote about community months ago and this is still what CanLit is to me. Thank God.
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Suzannah Showler Jan 9
I need to get off Twitter again but before I do let me just say: WE ARE COMING FOR YOUR JOBS, MY DUDES. 💣💥💃✌️
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Kalervo A. Sinervo, a guy you know Jan 12
Everyone using the tag to promote Canada Reads or whatever right now, I have news for you
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erinwunker Jan 9
I am grateful to the people who have been doing the hard, thankless work for years. I do see communities of generosity & care in (whatever that is/it is worth thinking what that is) but they aren't led by the acolytes, they are lit by the community-builders.
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andrea bennett Jan 9
Maybe we need to start a preemptive legal/etc. slush fund for survivors who come forward to expose abusers and harassers in .
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Beisan Zubi Jan 9
I just read 's blog post on 's English Dept. As a Creative Writing student at Concordia from 2004-2008, I can attest all this is very true, but I wonder why he doesn't name any names.
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Hannah McGregor Jan 9
Everyone needs to read this essay of course, but everyone also needs to read this thread at the same time. Canadians love apologies, & they mean fucking NOTHING when not accompanied by action.
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Nikki Reimer Jan 9
Honestly, women have been speaking about this for years. The fact that it took a male writer’s essay to spark the attention of Concordia’s president is part of the problem.
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Hazel Gabe 15h
Accusations against another Concordia male prof. CAN ANYONE TELL ME WHO THE PROF IS ## creativewriting
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HuffPost Canada Jan 9
Canada's literary community rife with Harvey Weinsteins, blogger alleges
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gina leola woolsey Jan 17
Replying to @GinaLeola
8) Why not use your power for good? Why not sit down with uni Deans and Dpt heads, and ask earnestly, WTF is going on? In public, perhaps? Arrange for a travelling panel or something. Ask what you can do to help. Ask questions instead of having your own knee-jerk reaction
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Writers' Trust Jan 10
Call for applications: Live & write in , Yukon for 3 months (between July 2018-June 2019) courtesy of the Writers' Trust of Canada. No application fee, deadline is Feb 21 2018
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phaedra the banshee ☾ Jan 9
The fact that people like Atwood are still defending ubcaccountable, is a huge part of what's been wrong with . It's a very privileged culture of denial. They knowingly hurt others all in the name of keeping their power and influence.
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