Tag Archives: Descant

SHOWING UP #5: STARING BACK AT THE LOOK SO MANY PEOPLE GIVE YOU

Showing Up #5: Staring Back At The Look So Many People Give You By Jorge Antonio Vallejos I’m used to people staring at me. It happens everyday. And there are different reasons:  my limp my colour my body my handlebar … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH 3 CITY POET WHITNEY FRENCH

Whitney French is a writer based in the Toronto area although she does most of her eating, sleeping and actual writing in her hide-out north of the city: Bradford, ON. Her interests include reading and writing. She graduated from Concordia … 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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INTERVIEW WITH ELI CLARE

Eli Clare Talks Trans Pride, Disability and the History of the Freak Show By Jorge Antonio Vallejos Originally published August 12, 2010 in XTRA! As Eli Clare stood among a crowd on Church St at Toronto’s Trans March this year, … Continue reading

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