Social Justice Literature

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All the Gold Hurts My Mouth

Winner, 2017 ReLit Award Katherine Leyton’s fresh and vibrant debut collection takes on the sexual politics of the twenty-first century, boldly holding up a mirror to the male gaze and … 64 View
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Coconut

Poems

In her debut collection, Canadian National Slam Champion Nisha Patel commands her formidable insight and youthful, engaged voice to relay experiences of racism, sexuality, empowerment, grief, and … 108 View

even this page is white

As a writer, musician, performance artist, and filmmaker, Vivek Shraya has, over the course of the last few years, established herself as a tour de force artist of the highest order. … 117 View

I Hope We Choose Love

A Trans Girl's Notes From the End of the World

What can we hope for at the end of the world? What can we trust in when community has broken our hearts? What would it mean to pursue justice without violence? How can we love in the absence of … 156 View

In This House Are Many Women and Other Poems

Sheree Fitch’s best-selling adult poetry collection explores the shadows that never penetrate the sunlit world of her children’s books. With over 5,000 copies sold of the first … 138 View
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Myself a Paperclip

Leaving a drawer open in here is like leaving your fly undone is like letting a scab hang off a healing wound. In Myself A Paperclip, Finlay sketches the internal self and the external whir of … 80 View

Refuse

CanLit in Ruins

CanLit—the commonly used short form for English Canadian Literature as a cultural formation and industry—has been at the heart of several recent public controversies. Why? Because … ; ; 221 View
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You May Not Take the Sad and Angry Consolations

Conceived as an archive of wisdom written by a disabled man for his children, You May Not Take the Sad and Angry Consolations gives voice to the experience of living in an ableist society: … 80 View
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In This House Are Many Women

From: In This House Are Many Women and Other Poems

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The Runner – Exit – Marie Leads the Way – What Rhoda Remembers About the First Five Minutes – Filling Out the Form – Edna – Jane’s Observation Notes … 25 $2.50 Add
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Introduction

From: I Hope We Choose Love

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With Love, from the End of the World 3 $0.30 Add
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Living in the Ruins

From: Refuse

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MacGregor, Rak and Wunker discuss activism in CanLit that has emerge in light of recent controversies, such as UBCAccountable, the sexual harassment revelations at Concordia University, the … ; ; 20 $2.00 Add
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ONE – You May Not Take the Sad and Angry Consolations

From: You May Not Take the Sad and Angry Consolations

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Shame-Trick – Never-Trick – No-Trick – Obligation-Trick – Fear-Trick – Satisfaction-Trick (Permission Granted) – NEW YORK MINUTE – Fatherhood-Trick … 26 $2.60 Add
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Part 1

From: All the Gold Hurts My Mouth

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Richard Gere’s Grand Piano – I am riding toward an apocalypse — I think it’s mine – Advertisements – Search – The First Time with Pay-Per-View – … 14 $1.40 Add
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Part One

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1- fat girl tweets about pussy – I went to india – I tell my mother that I want to be a poet – chai latte – I do not watch the west wing anymore – self-portrait as … 21 $2.10 Add
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Untitled One

From: Myself a Paperclip

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1 – Adjusting the Psychotropics – Self-Portrait as Paperclip – #MeToo, and You, and You, Too – Psych-Ward Types: a List 12 $1.20 Add
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white dreams

From: even this page is white

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white dreams — indian — amiskwacîwâskahikan — fair — talc — antaryami — even this stage — raji — birth certificate says m — cycle … 21 $2.10 Add