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The Flesh of Ice

By Garry Gottfriedson
Categories: Poetry, BIPOC

The Secwépemc term le estcwicwéy̓ (the missing) was given by Secwépemc elders who dedicated their knowledge and time to guide the community through the hell they were forced to endure in May 2021. ...

Liturgy of Savage No. 82

By Maya Cousineau Mollen
Translated by Adam Haiun
Categories: Poetry, BIPOC

Originally from the community of Ekuanitshit (Mingan) in the Lower North Shore region of Quebec, Cousineau-Mollen was adopted at a very young age by an urban family as part of what is now known as the ...

Stoneface

By Stephen Kakfwi
Categories: Memoir, BIPOC

Stephen Kakfwi was born in a bush camp on the edge of the Arctic Circle in 1950. In a family torn apart by tuberculosis, alcohol and the traumas endured by generations in residential school, he emerged ...

Hard Is the Journey

By Lily Chow
Categories: BC History, BIPOC

In Hard Is the Journey, award-winning historian and researcher Lily Chow exposes the difficult history of Chinese Canadians in the Kootenay, shedding light on the stories of those who risked everything ...

Bent Back Tongue

By Garry Gottfriedson
Categories: Poetry, BIPOC

Bent Back Tongue is a raw examination of love, identity, politics, masculinity, and vulnerability. Through sharp honesty and revealing satire, Gottfriedson delves into Canadian colonialism and the religious political ...

Exit Wounds

By Tariq Malik
Categories: Poetry, BIPOC

What does it mean to feel at home? In his groundbreaking debut collection Exit Wounds, Indo-Canadian poet Tariq Malik weaves together history and myth with his own family’s experiences of immigration ...

Talking to the Story Keepers

By Sage Birchwater
Categories: BC History, BIPOC

In Talking to the Story Keepers: Tales from the Chilcotin Plateau, writer and journalist Sage Birchwater gathers dozens of stories spanning decades in the Cariboo Chilcotin from those who hold onto stories ...

Deadly Neighbours

By Chad Reimer
Categories: BC History, BIPOC

On a cold night in February, 1884, just metres north of the border on Sumas Prairie, BC, an Indigenous boy named Louie Sam was lynched by a mob of mounted vigilantes. The vigilantes had ridden up from ...

Surviving Samsara

By Kagan Goh
Categories: Memoir, BIPOC

"Samsara is defined as the 'round of rebirth' or 'perpetual wandering' ... a continuous process of ever again and again being born, growing old, suffering and dying."

--Buddhist Dictionary by Nyanatiloka ...

with/holding

By Chantal Gibson
Categories: Poetry, BIPOC

with/holding is a collection of genre-blurring poems that examines the representation and reproduction of Blackness across communication media and popular culture. Together, text and image call up a nightmarish ...