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The Melmac Years

My peculiar resin d’être

Maple Branches

Who talks of my nation?

Listening In

What recent populist victories tell us about Canada

Zuri H. Scrivens

Zuri H. Scrivens contributed to the 2016 collection Boobs: Women Explore What It Means to Have Breasts.

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Golf Clap

Teeing up a new novel November 2019
In a recent interview on CBC Radio’s Q, Terry Fallis, twice a winner of the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour, claimed that “regardless of our physical makeup, there’s probably one sport out there at which we could excel, maybe even be really good at it.” For his part, Fallis has spent a lifetime trying numerous sports to see if he “might be a world champion.” This curiosity led him to the boys’ golf team in grade 8 and ultimately inspired his latest…

In Little Jamaica

Stories from a changing neighbourhood July | August 2019
When I was young, I tended to favour my red-headed and freckle-faced Cabbage Patch Doll, relegating my black one to the bottom of the toy heap. When not playing with dolls, I could be found immersed in Nancy Drew and Sweet Valley Twins novels — books that showcased girls of the blond and blue-­eyed…