Monthly Archives: February 2013

Yan Li Public Talk and Reading on March 8th: From Daughters of the Red Land to Lily in the Snow

Having spent most of her life immersed in the cultures of Beijing, and later Canada in pursuit of graduate studies, Professor Yan Li has acquired multiple layers of perspective in her work. Li’s writing has appeared in both Chinese and … Continue reading

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Carolyn Pogue leads student writing workshops at The Bennett Centre, Edmonton, this week

The Bennett Centre, part of the Edmonton Public School Board, will hold two student writers’ workshops this week, and Gwen author Carolyn Pogue will be teaching. On February 28 and March 1, Carolyn will conduct the workshop for students in … Continue reading

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Carolyn Pogue reads from Gwen

In this charming video, Carolyn reads from her W.O. Mitchell Award-nominated novel Gwen, about a British home child who travels to Brantford, Ontario, to work as a housemaid. Carolyn also provides some fascinating historical background on British home children and … Continue reading

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The 2013 Amelia Bloomer List honours Angela James: The First Superstar of Women’s Hockey

Every year, the Amelia Bloomer Project seeks out the best feminist books for young readers up to the age of 18. This year, they’ve selected Angela James: The First Superstar of Women’s Hockey, by authors Tom Bartsiokas and Corey Long. The … Continue reading

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The F Word Interviews Angela James and Author Corey Long

The F Word, a feminist media collective based out of Vancouver, B.C., recently interviewed Angela James and co-author Corey Long about the new biography Angela James: The First Superstar of Women’s Hockey. Host Ellie Gordon-Moershel talks to Angela about how … Continue reading

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