Category Archives: Women’s Press

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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Memorial for eco-feminist Rosalie Bertell

On Saturday, September 29, at 7 p.m., friends of Rosalie Bertell will gather at Bloor Street United Church, 300 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario, to remember one of the most influential people of our time. Rosalie was a Grey Nun … Continue reading

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Celebrating International Women’s Day 2012 with highlights from Margaret Laurence: A Gift of Grace

Become familiar with the spiritual side of Margaret Laurence Today is International Women’s Day! March 8, 2012: Connecting Girls, Inspiring Futures. Over the past few days we’ve been sharing with you the books in our Women Who Rock Series, hoping … Continue reading

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We’re celebrating International Women’s Day 2012 all week with highlights from Gwethalyn Graham: A Liberated Woman in a Conventional Age by Barbara Meadowcroft

Challenge your thinking and rediscover Gwethalyn Graham International Women’s Day is tomorrow, and this year’s theme is Connecting Girls, Inspiring Futures. This year we’d like to share with you the books in our Women Who Rock Series and hope you’ll … Continue reading

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We’re celebrating International Women’s Day 2012 all week with highlights from Rosalie Bertell: Scientist, Eco-Feminist, Visionary by Dr. Mary-Louise Engels

Rosalie Bertell brings our focus to women and the environment International Women’s Day is this Thursday, March 8th, and the 2012 IWD theme is Connecting Girls, Inspiring Futures. This year we’d like to share with you the books in our … Continue reading

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We’re celebrating International Women’s Day 2012 all week with highlights from Elizabeth Smart: A Fugue Essay on Women and Creativity by Kim Echlin

Elizabeth Smart kicks off the week as we look at women and creativity International Women’s Day is this Thursday, March 8th, and the 2012 IWD theme is Connecting Girls, Inspiring Futures. This year we’d like to share with you the … Continue reading

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Well, it’s poetry month…a look at dub

The catalogue of Women’s Press has a number of different strains of poetry, and for this, the most versified month, I’d like to walk you through them: First, and most prominent in our list is the dub and spoken word … Continue reading

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Radka Denemarková honoured in Germany, Czech Republic (again!)

The author of the thrilling Money From Hitler has again been lauded by members of the literary community in Germany. Both Denemarková and her German translator have been awarded the Usedomer Literary Prize. For German speakers, here is more on … Continue reading

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Black History Month author: Itah Sadu

Itah Sadu wrote two children’s stories for Women’s Press: A Touch of the Zebras and Name Calling. Using her gift for orality, Sadu writes the lines of the story right off the page and into the ears of kids all … Continue reading

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Black History Month author: Rosamund Elwin

One of the most prolific authors for Women’s Press in the eighties and nineties was Rosamund Elwin. Whether coauthoring Asha’s Mums, a landmark children’s story that demystifies lesbian parenting for young Asha’s teacher and classmates, or gathering the honest and … Continue reading

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