Disability is Not a Deficit and Other Truths in an Ableist World: A Review of Brilliant Imperfection: Grappling with Cure

What would our lives, movements, and communities look like if we moved towards restoration, not cure?

2016 Reading Challenge: 50 Books by Women of Color

If you don't seek out new voices, it's easy to fall into reading books primarily, if not solely, by white authors. Read more »

Kathleen Collins's Posthumous Short story collection "Whatever Happened to Interracial Love?" is a long overdue treasure

Collins never avoids complexity or difficult emotions; she’s unafraid of ambiguity, and her stories don’t provide easy conclusions or simple interpretations. Read more »

Phoebe Robinson's Debut Book Takes on Race, Gender, and Pop Culture

There are infinite ways to be Black, and in You Can't Touch My Hair Robinson deftly illustrates her own. Read more »

"Growing a Life" : The Politics and Positive Impact of Youth Gardening

Growing a Life offers an affirmation that time spent in the garden may be growing far more than we realize.  Read more »

When Our Heroes Fail Us: On Margaret Atwood's Response to the Firing of UBC Professor Steven Galloway

If UBC's handling of Galloway's case shows a lack of transparency, it has at least made one thing very, very clear: Our literary heroes do not always stand up to scrutiny in the times when we need them the most. Read more »

Oh Joy Sex Toy: Queer, A Graphic History

A new book illustrates queer theory and the intricacies of LGBTQ identity.  Read more »

Finally! A Definitive Guide to "Winning at Feminism"

The satirical new book from Reductress "How To Win at Feminism: The Definitive Guide to Having it All—and Then Some!" is a flat-out riot.  Read more »

Personal Anxiety Versus the Police State: Sarah Schulman Talks About Her New Book "Conflict is Not Abuse"

Author and activist Sarah Schulman connects the way we deal with interpersonal problems to the way governments and police forces exercise control. Read more »

Atlas of an Infinite City: New Book "Nonstop Metropolis" is a Love Letter to New York

Rebecca Solnit and collaborators put together maps and essays that reexamine the city. Read more »

Calling Out Casual Sexism: Five Questions for the Author of "Feminist Fight Club"

The new "office survival manual for a sexist workplace" offers strategies and tongue-in-cheek pie charts for dealing with sexism at work. Read more »

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Kelly Link Discusses the Feminist Fairy Tales of Angela Carter

The new cover for The Bloody Chamber and Kelly Link, who wrote the introduction for the latest edition. A reluctant vampire queen... Read more »

Rewriting the Future: Using Science Fiction to Re-Envision Justice

When I tell people I am a prison abolitionist and that I believe in ending all prisons, they often look at me like I rode in on a...

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Hot Under the Bonnet: The cooptation of Amish culture in mass-market fiction

Dubbed “Amish romance novels,” “Amish fiction,” or the more waggish “bonnet rippers,” these novels just one entry point into the varying images of Amish communities in U.S. popular culture. Read more »

Black Girls Hunger for Heroes, Too: A Black Feminist Conversation on Fantasy Fiction for Teens

What happens when two great black women fiction writers get together to talk about race in young adult literature? That's exactly what happens in... Read more »