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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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Not Your Noble Savage: On Literary Colonialism and Native Writers by Alicia Elliott

I have a confession to make: I’ve never danced in a pow-wow. Not unless you count awkward shuffle steps self-consciously made during intertribal dances, which no one should. “Intertribals” are when the MC invites all onlookers — regardless of experience … Continue reading

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