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Celebrating Diversity by Dismantling CanLit

By Amanda Leduc * It’s early in March as I write this, and life at the headquarters for Canada’s Festival of Literary Diversity (FOLD) is slowly gathering steam, after the schedule for the 2018 festival was released a few days … Continue reading

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“Recipe for Disaster” by Cora Siré

Recipe For Disaster 1.  Pick a knife with a red handle. To avoid a massacre, I make sure the knife’s not too sharp. Also, not too blunt. Time can be lost with futile sawing and there’s the risk of repetitive … Continue reading

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Par Lori Saint-Martin Université du Québec à Montréal Read the English version. Les dernières semaines de 2016 ont vu un défilé d’horreurs. Aux États-Unis, un homme qui se vante d’avoir palpé sans permission le corps de nombreuses femmes (« when you’re … Continue reading

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A Statement Against the Culture of Male Privilege and Abuse of Power in Canadian Creative Writing Programs

  Along with the Canadian Creative Writers and Writing Programs (CCWWP), CWILA recently consulted on this powerful statement against the culture of male privilege, which was spearheaded by Rob Budde, Phinder Dulai, and kevin mcpherson eckhoff. Continue reading to find … Continue reading

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An Interview with Tamara Faith Berger

Tamara Faith Berger has published four novels: Lie With Me (2001), The Way of the Whore (2004), Maidenhead (2012), and Kuntalini (2016). Her first two novels were recently re-published as Little Cat (2013). She lives in Toronto.  Domenica Martinello: I’m … Continue reading

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CWILA Announces Critic-in-Residence for 2017: Adèle Barclay

Canadian Women in the Literary Arts (CWILA) is thrilled to announce that Adèle Barclay will be our Critic-in-Residence (CiR) for 2017. Word from Adèle Barclay: “I’m honoured and elated to accept the position of CWILA’s critic in residence. I’m grateful … Continue reading

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Critic-in-Residence 2015: Lucas Crawford

  On CWILA: Interview with Lucas Crawford, CWILA’s 2015 Critic-in-Residence Interviews: “Interview with Lucas Crawford, Poet and 2015 CWILA Critic in Residence” on roommagazine.com. “Imagining Impractical Ideas about Bodies” An Interview with Lucas Crawford by Phoebe Wang in The Town … Continue reading

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CWILA Expands the Conversation on Our Critical Culture

On June 13, Canadian Women in the Literary Arts (CWILA) launched its official website with a mandate to create a discursive space to address the politics of representation, the critical reception of women’s writing  (including genderqueer writers, indigenous writers, and … Continue reading

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