Monthly Archives: May 2011

THE GASLIGHT DOGS

The Gaslight Dogs By Karin Lowachee Reviewed by Briana Stone Before reading The Gaslight Dogs I thought the story to be of shape shifting. However after reading it, I realized the story went beyond shape shifting and even more complex … Continue reading

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TARA MICHELLE ZINIUK READS HER POETRY

I first met Tara-Michelle Ziniuk at an event at Buddies In Bad Times theatre last year.  We both read alongside the ever awesome Eli Clare.  That was one of the biggest moments for me as a poet.   Reading alongside … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH TORONTO POET TARA-MICHELLE ZINIUK

Tara-Michelle Ziniuk is a writer, performer, activist, and new mother working in Guelph and Toronto. She has been published across North America and is the author of two collections of poems: Emergency Contact and Somwhere To Run From. BCP: Why poetry? … Continue reading

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SOMEWHERE TO RUN FROM

Somewhere To Run From By Tara-Michelle Ziniuk Reviewed by Jorge Antonio Vallejos I first heard Tara-Michelle Ziniuk read at a Toronto Women’s Bookstore event five years ago.  She stood confidently in front of the small crowd and read poems about … Continue reading

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BLACK COFFEE POET ON VACATION

Dear Readers, Black Coffee Poet is taking the week of May 16 to 21, 2011, off. Tune in next week for a review of Tara Michelle Ziniuk’s book Somewhere to Run From (Monday), an interview with Ziniuk (Wednesday), and a fun … Continue reading

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MAY LUI READS HER POEM IN FIREWEED #75: THE MIXED RACE ISSUE

Hanging with May Lui to tape her reading her poem in FIREWEED #75: The Mixed Race Issue was a pleasure.  We’ve known each other by face for years via Toronto Women’s Bookstore and other activist and reading events but we … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH FIREWEED #75: THE MIXED RACE ISSUE CO-EDITOR MAY LUI

May Lui is a Toronto-based writer who is mixed-race, anti-racist, feminist and an all-around troublemaker. She blogs at maysie.ca, ranting and raving at any and all injustices and uses the f-bomb regularly. She’s been published in the Toronto Star, Fireweed … Continue reading

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