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Postmedia in the gutter

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Richard Wagamese and an Indigenous literary resurgence

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Kevin Shaw

Kevin Shaw was included in Best Canadian Essays 2018, with “Lend Me Your Ears: A Border Crossing in Three Acts.”

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Kevin Shaw

The Rule of Jane

A writer’s lessons for today June 2020
In a July 2019 essay for The New Republic, the gay American novelist and rabble-­rouser Dale Peck referred to Pete Buttigieg, the first openly gay man to make a major bid for the White House, as a “neoliberal,” a “Jeffersonian meritocrat,” a “gay teenager,” a reluctant bottom (in so many words),…