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Most readers will confess to mining the details of their favourite novels for evidence of the writer’s life. Switch out one gender for another, add ten years and relocate a character to another province or territory and we’re all but certain that the writer is talking about his or her first love, a parent, an […]
She’s Shameless has been picked to be part of the Toronto Public Library’s Word Out! 2010 reading program for teens. August 9-15 the book will be featured and discussed online as part of the initiative.
With wit and honesty, the writers share stories of their teen experiences (both positive and negative) on everything from pop culture […]
From Book Madam and Associates:
“There are three ways to live life — run away from the bulls, run with the bulls, or be the thing the bulls are running from. So, look out, bulls! You’ve got Stacey, Nic, and Julie on yer tail! While the first “official” Book Madam Book Club will meet Wednesday, May […]
“On Thursday, December 3rd, el Mocambo’s Legends of the Stage trilogy finally comes full circle when Taddle Creek launches its Christmas, 2009, issue. The evening will begin with a dramatic reading of letters to the editor (starring Paul Bellini as the voice of Taddle Creek) then slowly build momentum with a slideshow by Terry Murray and readings […]
Featuring Walrus magazine contributor and award-winning writer Hal Niedzviecki reading from The Peep Diaries, an examination of our emerging “peep culture,” and engaging in a Q & A session with novelist and Walrus contributor Stacey May Fowles. 8:00 pm, 1090 Don Mills Road, Toronto.
Hal Niedzviecki’s writings on culture have appeared in newspapers and magazines across […]
Monday, October 26, 2009 - 8:00pm
The Ossington, 61 Ossington Avenue
In the pre-dawn chaos of Halloween, Canzine, IFOA, and what is the fall book season, The Ossington proudly presents: NO WAY OUT an hour and ten minutes of the best poetry and prose you won’t find at any red carpet gala by a thankless polluted lake. […]
Catherine Hayday has a great write-up of the She’s Shameless launch and an interview with my co-editor, Megan Griffith-Greene, posted on BlogTO.
“Maybe you can think big thoughts again when you’re older,” the magazine rack seemed to say. “But the teen and pre-teen magazines that tide you over until then will be wholly populated by doe-eyed […]
Thanks to everyone who made the She’s Shameless launch such a huge success. Special thanks to Tightrope Books, Pages Books and Magazines, The Gladstone Hotel, Ibi Kaslik, Emily Pohl-Weary, and all of our wonderful performers and contributors.
The anthology is in bookstores now, so you can order or buy it from your local independent, or get […]
SHE’S SHAMELESS / SHE’S WRITING
Gladstone Hotel Ballroom, 1214 Queen St West, Toronto
Tues June 23; 8pm (doors 7:30pm) $5 (or free with book purchase)
With readings from Dianah Smith, Shannon Gerard, Zoe Whittall and Shannon Webb-Campbell.Prom and anti-prom attire encouraged!
Here’s what people are already saying about She’s Shameless:
“An offshoot of the self-described, ‘fiercely independent’ Shameless magazine, […]
The lovely Canice Leung gives She’s Shameless some love in today’s edition of Metro:
As a high-schooler, I spewed my emotions into a well-guarded journal. In English class, I read Virginia Woolf’s A Room Of One’s Own. (Her theory: “A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write.”) I […]