Kim Davids Mandar, editor of In | Appropriate, a collection of essays with Canadian novelists on the subject of writing difference, and Jeremy Luke Hill, publisher at Gordon Hill Press, had a dialogue about the book appear in the most recent issue of The Puritan. You can find it here.
A few weeks ago, Gordon Hill Press was in conversation with Roxanna Bennett and the topic of #crazyforcanlit came up. Roxanna expressed an interest in engaging with the Scotiabank Giller Prize people to try to educate them about the ableist overtones of the “c” word. Next thing we knew, well . . . we don’t want to tell Roxanna’s story. Read on! #CanLitLoveContent warning for triggering, ableist language: the “c” word, the “r” word.I’ve asked Shane Neilson to share this post on my behalf since I no longer use social media.A few weeks ago I came across the hashtag #crazyforcanlit...
Roxanna Bennett's collection of poetry unmeaninagable has garnered still more award recognition, being shortlisted for the 2020 Trillium Book Award for Poetry.