A column to spotlight books and works by authors who identify with the CWILA mandate.
Pitches and suggestions are welcome and should be directed to erin@cwila.com

What George Did: Zoe Whittall on rape culture as seen from the inner circle of the accused

The Best Kind of People, Zoe Whittall (House of Anansi Press) Reviewed by Adèle Barclay Originally published by the Literary Review of Canada Zoe Whittall’s third novel, The Best Kind of People, demarcates a pivot point for the Canadian novelist, screenwriter … Continue reading

Unearthing Soraya Peerbaye’s Tell

Tell, Soraya Peerbaye (Pedlar Press, 2015). Reviewed by Tanis MacDonald              Tell, winner of the Trillium Award for Poetry and finalist for the 2015 Griffin Poetry Prize, is a book with a history. I read … Continue reading