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Liberal Interpretations

Making sense of Justin Trudeau and his party

Clock Watching

The nuclear threat lingers still

Spending Power

Can compassion and efficiency be combined in the use of public funds?

Caroline Adderson

Caroline Adderson, in Vancouver, writes for readers of all ages. Her latest novel for adults is Ellen in Pieces (Patrick Crean Books, 2014). Visit

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In Praise of Older Genres

André Alexis’s kidlit for grown-ups November 2016
Literary fiction has a lot to learn from genre. I discovered this myself when I started moonlighting as a children’s author. Genre I define as a form of writing that follows certain unbreakable rules, and kidlit is one. Like a lot of genre publishing, not only is kidlit going strong, but it is liberatingly versatile and form pushing despite its…