Book Review: NDN Coping Mechanisms by Billy-Ray Belcourt

Book Review: NDN Coping Mechanisms by Billy-Ray Belcourt

It’s the inaugural I Read Canadian Day today (February 19), and to celebrate I’m highlighting a Canadian book published by a Canadian press, written by an Albertan. NDN Coping Mechanisms by Billy-Ray Belcourt was published in 2019 by House of Anansi Press....
Book Review: Split Tooth by Tanya Tagaq

Book Review: Split Tooth by Tanya Tagaq

I’ve been meaning to read and review Split Tooth by Tanya Tagaq for awhile now… since October, to be exact. I saw Tagaq perform in Calgary as part of Wordfest, and once I listened to her read it out loud, I knew I’d enjoy reading it myself too. Her...
Book Review: the sun and her flowers by rupi kaur

Book Review: the sun and her flowers by rupi kaur

I read rupi kaur’s first book of poetry milk and honey when it came out a few years ago, and I liked it. And although I don’t typically read or review poetry, I was willing to give her second book the sun and her flowers a go, simply because I remembered...
Book Review: milk and honey by rupi kaur

Book Review: milk and honey by rupi kaur

So I don’t read poetry very often, but the good folks at Simon and Schuster offered to send me this book in return for an honest review, and I had heard of Rupi Kaur before (on buzzfeed nonetheless) so I agreed to give it a go. I love being able to tell people I...