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Chiru Sakura—Falling Cherry Blossoms

At eight years old, Grace Eiko Nishikihama was forcibly removed from her Vancouver home and interned with her parents and siblings in the BC Interior. Chiru SakuraFalling Cherry Blossoms is a moving ...

The Fifth

By MP Boisvert
Translated by Monica Meneghetti
Categories: Fiction, LGBTQ+

Critically acclaimed in the original French, The Fifth offers a refreshing take on sexuality and desire. Alice, Gayle, Camille and Simon live together in a polyamorous relationship, affectionately referred ...

The Burden of Gravity

By Shannon McConnell
Categories: Poetry

In her debut poetry collection, Shannon McConnell explores the fraught history of New Westminster's Woodlands School, a former "lunatic asylum" opened in 1878 which later became a custodial training school ...

Lost Lagoon / Lost in Thought

By Betsy Warland
Categories: Poetry

After moving to Vancouver's West End in 2014, The Human is drawn to a small body of water called Lost Lagoon in Stanley Park. Daytime visits, with a surprising array of wildlife, are quietly revelatory; ...

Big

Edited by Christina Myers
Categories: Anthology, Feminism

Pop culture stereotypes, shopping frustrations, fat jokes and misconceptions about health are all ways society systemically rejects large bodies. BIG is a collection of personal and intimate experiences ...

On/Me

By Francine Cunningham
Categories: Poetry, BIPOC

Francine Cunningham lives with constant reminders that she doesn't fit the desired expectations of the world: she is a white-passing, city-raised Indigenous woman with mental illness who has lost her ...

Winter's Cold Girls

By Lisa Baird
Categories: Poetry, LGBTQ+

In her debut collection of poetry, Lisa Baird explores themes of trauma and recovery, everyday violence and queerness from a personal point of view as well as a wider political scope. These poems bear ...

Resolve

Andy and Phyllis Chelsea met during their years spent at the St. Joseph's Mission School in Williams Lake, BC. Like the thousands of others forced into the church-run residential school system, Andy and ...

Chenille or Silk

By Emma McKenna
Categories: Poetry, LGBTQ+

Chenille or Silk is a startling first collection of confessional poetry examining the slippery relations of desire, class, embodiment and trauma. Emma McKenna's writing traverses the bounds and the wounds ...

How She Read

By Chantal Gibson
Categories: Poetry, BIPOC

How She Read is a collection of genre-blurring poems about the representation of Black women, their hearts, minds and bodies, across the Canadian cultural imagination.

Drawing from grade-school vocabulary ...