Wearing Tiaras: new essay on fairy tales & feminism up on All Lit Up Canada

I’ve got a new essay on fairy tales and feminism up on All Lit Canada. In it I tell all of you to read Amanda Leduc’s excellent book on fairy tales, disability, and making space… and quietly hope you’ll also read my book on fairy tales, contemporary rape culture, love and healing. I also tellContinue reading “Wearing Tiaras: new essay on fairy tales & feminism up on All Lit Up Canada”

GUSH anthology forthcoming from Frontenac House

Check it out! Gush, an anthology about menstruation forthcoming from Frontenac House, is soon to be released! I’m thrilled to be a contributor.

Final Swoon Event on Saturday, May 13 in Vancouver

Please join me and my wonderful co-host Sierra for a love-filled evening of literature and cheesecake! It’s bittersweet but true: this coming Swoon event–on Saturday, May 13–will be the last Swoon event. Sierra and I are so so so proud of the community of love that’s built up around our little reading series, and it’s toughContinue reading “Final Swoon Event on Saturday, May 13 in Vancouver”

LitFest Alberta 2016 in sunny (!) Edmonton in October 2016

I had a wonderful time in Edmonton for LitFest 2016! Not only was the weekend full of fantastic conversation about storytelling, Edmonton’s weather cooperated and it was clear and sunny and beautiful for my entire visit. I’m so grateful to LitFest and Caitlin Press for coordinating my attendance and the presentation of Boobs: Women ExploreContinue reading “LitFest Alberta 2016 in sunny (!) Edmonton in October 2016”

Boobs, The Anthology: Vancouver Book Launch

Please RSVP to the Vancouver launch of Boobs here. You’re invited to the launch of Boobs: Women Explore What It Means to Have Breasts at the Heartwood Community Cafe at 317 East Broadway, Vancouver. Join the editor—that’s me!—and many contributors for multiple readings of true stories and poetry. Books will be available for sale andContinue reading “Boobs, The Anthology: Vancouver Book Launch”

Boobs anthology now available to purchase

Boobs: Women Explore What it Means to Have Breasts is now available to purchase at your local independent bookstore! Sometimes with lovely, lovely shelf space like at Mosaic Books in Kelowna, BC, where I spotted it today (hullo spring break!). For all my Vancouverites, I know you can get it at Pulp Fiction and BookContinue reading “Boobs anthology now available to purchase”

Interview with Boobs contributors up on All Lit Up for International Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s Day! I’m delighted that a feature about Boobs: Women Explore What it Means to Have Breasts—due to be published later this month by Caitlin Press—is up on the All Lit Up website today as the newest edition of Jules’ Tools for Social Change. Julia Horel interviews me about how the Boobs project cameContinue reading “Interview with Boobs contributors up on All Lit Up for International Women’s Day”

Boobs: Women Explore What It Means to Have Breasts

You can now pre-order your copy (copies?!) of Boobs: Women Explore What It Means to Have Breasts, an anthology edited by yours truly and forthcoming with Caitlin Press before the end of this month. I’m immensely proud to be able to showcase the important stories and poems within this book’s covers. About the book: “At turnsContinue reading “Boobs: Women Explore What It Means to Have Breasts”