Tag Archives: Janet Romero

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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REMEMBERING THE WOMEN FORGOTTEN ON DECEMBER 6TH: SPOKEN WORD BY ANISHINAABE POET LENA RECOLLET + AN INCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH BENGALI POET SHAUNGA TAGORE

Interview with Shaunga Tagore Interview done by Janet Romero JR: Why and when did you start writing poetry? ST: At a very young age — probably when I started writing with chalk on my bathroom door, or adding my own … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING THE WOMEN FORGOTTEN ON DECEMBER 6TH: ABORIGINAL, OF COLOUR, TRANS, QUEER, DISABLED, SEX WORKER

The Erasable Woman By Shaunga Tagore Reviewed by Janet Romero-Leiva (photo taken by Jorge Antonio Vallejos) I am inspired to write, create, read. To allow myself to feel…more, everything. This, after reading Shaunga Tagore’s The Erasable Woman. The Erasable Woman– … Continue reading

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QUEER LATINA POET JANET ROMERO READS HER POETRY

I first met Janet Romero at Toronto Women’s Bookstore five years ago.  After becoming a regular (I was there three times a week, or more) we chatted a lot eventually leading to Janet and the staff knowing what new arrivals … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH QUEER LATINA POET JANET ROMERO

Janet Romero-Leiva is a queer feminist latina visual artist and writer whose explores immigrant displacement, denied aboriginality, queer and of colour existence, living and loving in dos lenguas, and the continuous intersection of identities that shape who she is and how … Continue reading

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