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The Affirmations

read by Luke Hathaway & Daniel Cabena
edition: Audiobook
also available: Paperback
tagged: inspirational & religious, canadian, lgbt

 

”...a trans-mystical work of love and change...”—Ali Blythe, author of Hymnswitch

The mystics who coined the phrase ‘the way of affirmation’ understood the apocalyptic nature of the word yes, the way it can lead out of one life and into another. Moving among the languages of Christian conversion, Classical metamorphosis, seasonal transfor …

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New Infinity

by Bára Hladík
edition: Paperback
  • age: 16 to 18
  • Grade: 11 to 12
tagged: canadian, women authors, czech republic, eastern, lgbt, gay & lesbian

New Infinity is an experimental novella that follows a woman as she lives and dreams her way through the philosophical implications of autoimmune disease. Met by a labyrinth of closing doors, she searches for meaning and connection among fragmented realities and failed relationships, finding infinitude in the healing process of bibliomancy.

Bára Hl …

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Umbilical Cord

by Hasan Namir, read by Amir Haidar
edition: Audiobook
also available: Paperback
tagged: lgbt, canadian, family

 

Dear Child

Once upon a time

Your baba fell in love with your dad

We got married and dreamt of having a baby

A roller coaster of emotions and feelings

We were always hopeful

Lambda Literary and Stonewall Book Award-winner Hasan Namir shares a joyful collection about parenting, fatherhood and hope. These warm free-verse poems document the journey that he …

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Why I Was Late

read by Charlie Petch
edition: Audiobook
also available: Paperback eBook
tagged: lgbt, canadian

 

With kitchen-table candour and empathy, Charlie Petch’s debut collection of poems offers witness to a decades-long trans/personal coming of age, finding heroes in unexpected places.

Why I Was Late fuses text with performance, bringing a transmasculine wisdom, humour, and experience to bear upon tailgates, spaceships, and wrestling rings. Fierce, …

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Horrible Dance

by Avery Lake
edition: eBook
tagged: lgbt, canadian

A brilliant poetic debut about gender-based violence that dismantles received definitions of both gender and violence, Horrible Dance is an accomplished addition to transfeminist thought and theory.

By turns darkly comic, emotionally connected, playful, incisive, lyrical and irreverent, Lake’s poems navigate a harrowing personal and political terr …

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Emanations

by Prathna Lor
edition: Paperback
tagged: lgbt, canadian

In Prathna Lor’s first full-length collection we are introduced to a unique voice in Canadian poetry. Moving fluidly between prose poems and more fractured, open verse, Lor meditates on voice, on disaster and on identity, pushing always against commodification, against a consumable narrative.

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Claimings and Other Wild Things

by Noelle Schmidt
edition: Paperback
tagged: lgbt

Noelle Schmidt plows through the distorted shrapnel of trauma dormant and still tingling.

Claimings and Other Wild Things is a brave debut poetry collection which delves into a catalog of personal struggle and identity, all the while inviting readers to imagine the "prophet in the dirty motel" or "the illusion of soft flesh giving way" or the pent u …

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Whitemud Walking

by Matthew James Weigel
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: lgbt, nature, indigenous

An Indigenous resistance historiography, poetry that interrogates the colonial violence of the archive

Whitemud Walking is about the land Matthew Weigel was born on and the institutions that occupy that land. It is about the interrelatedness of his own story with that of the colonial history of Canada, which considers the numbered treaties of the No …

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Nothing Will Save Your Life

by Nancy Jo Cullen
edition: Paperback
tagged: women authors, lgbt, canadian

Nothing Will Save Your Life is an explosion of pop culture, femininity, sex, religion and motherhood held together with humour and lightened with fragments of joy. This a collection deeply rooted in the messy day-to-day of life but takes on serious issues such as body image, aging, climate change, capitalism and even death – all within traditiona …

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