Tag Archives: Toronto Women’s Bookstore

LOVING QUEER WOMEN OF COLOUR: A TALK WITH POET AKHAJI ZAKIYA

Loving Queer Women Of Colour: A Talk With Poet Akhaji Zakiya By Jorge Antonio Vallejos “I love me some women of colour who are queer,” says Akhaji Zakiya. The Toronto writer recently launched her new book Inside Her in front … 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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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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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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THE MARROW’S TELLING

The Marrow’s Telling: Words in Motion  By Eli Clare By Jorge Antonio Vallejos I remember when I first saw Eli Clare’s collection of poetry The Marrow’s Telling: Words in Motion.  I was checking out the poetry section at Toronto Women’s … Continue reading

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