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Paper Rout

Postmedia in the gutter

Past Trauma

Richard Wagamese and an Indigenous literary resurgence

Family Pride

Profiles in gay life

Véronique Darwin

Véronique Darwin writes and teaches in Rossland, British Columbia.

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Véronique Darwin

An East End Story

Elizabeth Ruth’s new novel November 2023
In dream analysis, the image of a house often represents its owner’s sense of self. But what does it signify if you’re the house’s realtor? Elizabeth Ruth’s latest novel, Semi-Detached, explores this question and more. Set in 2013, the clever cozy mystery follows Laura, a middle-aged real estate agent who has been tasked with selling an older home — a “charming white wood frame with green trim”— in Toronto’s East…

On How It’s Told

A timely debut October 2022
Sheila Murray is a documentary filmmaker and grassroots organizer in Hamilton, Ontario. Considering her background in social justice and her work on climate change adaptation, as well as her extensive research on Black communities in Canada, she might have written non-fiction on the themes of intersectionality and anti-oppression. Instead, with Finding Edward, she offers readers a clear-sighted and deeply felt…