Bluestockings and Other Disasters
The Bluestocking’s Opening Lecture – The Cyborg’s Diary – No Exit – Bluestocking Blues – Loathly Lady – Mean – Glory Fabric – The Sexual Politics of Bluestockings – The Common Canadian Bluestocking – From The History of Bluestockings in Upper Canada – Are You In, Genius? – Emily Dickenson’s Reply to Billy Collins – The Love Song of Vivienne Haigh-Wood – The New Adventures of Sarah Binks, Prairie Bluestocking – The Justess – Still Life with Lorine Niedecker – A Scold Bridles
Tanis MacDonald is the author of several books of poetry and essays, including Out of Line: Daring to Be an Artist Outside the Big City. She is the co-editor of GUSH: Menstrual Manifestos for Our Times (2018) and the editor of Speaking of Power: The Poetry of Di Brandt (2006). Her book, The Daughter’s Way, was a finalist for the Gabrielle Roy Prize in Canadian Literary Criticism. She is the winner of the Bliss Carman Prize (2003) and the Mayor’s Poetry City Prize for Waterloo (2012). She has taught at the Sage Hill Writing Experience, and in 2017 won the Robert Kroetsch Teaching Award from the Canadian Creative Writers and Writing Programs. Originally from Winnipeg, she teaches Canadian Literature and Creative Writing at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario.