Apr 17, 2018
In this 80 minute episode we
talk about Essay Collections! We get into some deep topics this time,
talking about precarity, race relations, and cultural differences
between Canada and the USA. We also wonder if it’s possible to find
books about feminism that blow your mind when you’re already
familiar with the idea. Plus! The three kinds of CanLit and knowing
what a zine isn’t.
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In this episode
Anna Ferri | Meghan Whyte | Matthew Murray | RJ
Books We Read This Month
Other Media and Authors We Mention
Links, Articles, and Things
Book Riot Insiders Forum
Hogan's Alley, Vancouver
- “Hogan's Alley was the first and last
neighbourhood in Vancouver with a substantial concentrated black
What Is CanLit? by
- “CanLit is when the Canadian government pays
you money to write about life in small towns and/or the immigration
experience. If the book is written in French, urban life is
permitted, but only from a nonbourgeois viewpoint.”
- What’s the difference between essays and
- Is a
blog post an essay?
long can an essay be?
long form journalism an essay?
- Is a
journal issue an essay collection?
you like it when authors use personal and self-reflective
frameworks as part of the essay format?
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15th when we’ll be talking about Comedic/Humourous
Science Fiction and Fantasy.