Sometimes Regfusal Is a Feminist Act

From: Notes from a Feminist Killjoy


The author discusses refusal as a feminist act and how her work as a feminist killjoy operates at the interstices of her work as a feminist, teacher, friend, ally, and mother.



Erin Wunker

Erin Wunker is Chair of the Board of the national non-profit organization Canadian Women in the Literary Arts ( and co-founder, writer, and managing editor of the feminist academic blog Hook & Eye: Fast Feminism, Slow Academe. She teaches courses in Canadian literature and cultural production with a special focus on cultural production by women. She lives in Halifax with her partner, their daughter, and Marley the dog. Notes from a Feminist Killjoy is Wunker’s first book.