Tag Archives: May Lui

WIELDING THE FORCE: THE SCIENCE OF SOCIAL JUSTICE

Wielding the Force: The Science of Social Justice By Zainab Amadahy Reviewed by May Lui This is a remarkable book that aims to widen the reader’s understanding of  paradigms such as thinking in binaries, valuing the material over the relational, … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH PAUL SEESEQUASIS

Paul Seesequasis is a writer and a journalist. He was the founding editor of the award-winning Aboriginal Voicesmagazine, and the recipient of a MacLean-Hunter journalist award. His short stories and feature writings have been published in Canadian and international publications.  Tobacco … Continue reading

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TOBACCO WARS

Tobacco Wars By Paul Seesequasis Reviewed by May Lui Tobacco Wars by Paul Seesequasis is a smart, fun, bawdy, sometimes gross, and thoroughly anti-colonial novella. In the opening scene, readers are greeted with a somewhat shocking image of Bear Woman … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING THE FORGOTTEN WOMEN OF DECEMBER 6TH: INTERVIEW WITH TORONTO RAPE CRISIS CENTRE/MULTICULTURAL WOMEN AGAINST RAPE COUNSELOR MICHELLE BASHA

Michelle Basha a native of Trinidad & Tobago who migrated to Canada at the age of 8. Basha faced racism head on at an early age along with repeated acts of sexual assault, up until the age of 14. Basha … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING THE FORGOTTEN WOMEN OF DECEMBER 6TH: ABORIGINAL, OF COLOUR, QUEER, TRANS, DISABLED, SEX WORKER: VIDEO ROUNDTABLE + REVIEW OF “COLOR OF VIOLENCE”

Color of Violence: The Incite! Anthology Edited by Incite! Women of Color Against Violence Reviewed by May Lui I remember hearing about Color of Violence for a number of months/years before it was published, and anxiously waiting for it at … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH LAOTIAN POET SOUVANKHAM THAMMAVONGSA

Souvankham Thammavongsa is a Laotian Canadian poet, author of the ReLit-winning Small Arguments and Found, also a short film by Paramita Nath screened at film festivals worldwide including Dok Leipzig and Toronto International Film Festival. Souvnkham has been published in many literary magazines … Continue reading

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FOUND

Found by Souvankham Thammavongsa  Reviewed by May Lui Found is Souvankham Thammavongsa’s second published book of poetry, her first is Small Arguments. The poems are pieces, fragments and notes, inspired by a scrapbook kept by Thammavongsa’s father in 1978, the … Continue reading

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