Monthly Archives: October 2010

INTERVIEW WITH BROKEN ARROW CONTRIBUTORS TIM RENOLLET AND JAMES C. MILES AND EDITOR EMILY POHL-WEARY

Interview With Broken Arrow Contributors James C. Miles and Tim Renollet BCP: Why poetry? JM: That’s a good question. It has been years since I have sat down and put my feelings to pen. However, since my enrollment in the … Continue reading

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BROKEN ARROW: NATIVE MEN’S WRITING, ART, AND CULTURE

Broken Arrow: Native Men’s Writing, Art and Culture Edited by Emily Pohl-Weary Reviewed by Jorge Antonio Vallejos There’s a new zine out that’s kick ass: Broken Arrow.  Its fifty-two pages are comprised of poems, plays, short stories, photos, and artwork; … Continue reading

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WAEL QATTAN READS HIS POETRY

I met Wael earlier this year at a poetry reading at the Centre for Women and Trans People at University of Toronto.  His poetry was striking!  Images of the hell that Iraq was in the 90s came from Wael’s lips.  … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH EHAB LOTAYEF

Ehab Lotayef was born in Cairo and moved to Montreal in 1989. He writes in English, classical Arabic and colloquial Egyptian Arabic. Besides writing poetry, he is also a photographer, Juno Award-nominated songwriter, and playwright. His play Crossing Gibraltar was … Continue reading

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TO LOVE A PALESTINIAN WOMAN

To Love  A Palestinian Woman By Ehab Lotayef Reviewed By Jorge Antonio Vallejos The looming wall separating freedom from captivity is the cover of Ehab Lotayef’s collection of poetry To Love a Palestinian Woman.  Many talk of “the wall”, many … Continue reading

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ZAINAB AMADAHY READS HER POETRY

I met Zainab in 2005 at an Indigenous solidarity meeting.  We immediately connected. The past five years has seen us attend many political events together, engage in long conversations on the phone and over coffees while discussing mixed race identity, … Continue reading

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