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EMBRACING DIVERSITY: LETTER FROM A CALGARY READER

Monday December 10, 2012 Dear Jorge Antonio Vallejos aka Black Coffee Poet,  My letter addresses the need to embrace diversity within the individual. Only after diverse individuality, and individual diversity, is cultivated can social justice begin.  As a recent graduate … Continue reading

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ZORRAS: WE APOLOGISE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE

Zorras: We Apologise For Any Inconvenience Reviewed by Jorge Antonio Vallejos Meeting Sandra Alland and Y. Josephine, Zorras, at Toronto Women’s Bookstore this past weekend was amazing.  Smiles and hugs came at me as I walked in the place.  Laughter … 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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