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Archive for February, 2009

Fear of Fighting Nominated For The Expozine Alternative Press Award

This year’s Expozine Alternative Press Awards Gala will be held at Casa del Popolo, 4873 boul. St-Laurent, on Tuesday, March 3, 2009 from 8 to 10 p.m., free admission, followed by a DJ set. Six prizes will be awarded (three in English and three in French), recognizing the best book, comic and zine sold at […]

Beauty (Mis)Represented

Announcing the first event in the Media Action Presents series:Beauty (Mis)Represented:
What’s the matter with airbrushing advertisements?
Is photo-manipulation in advertising benign and irrelevant, or damaging and indefensible? Join Media Action Média (formerly known as MediaWatch) in its first public discussion as we debate the issue from all sides.
Shari Graydon (author, activist and Media Action Média […]

Broken Pencil Reviews Fear of Fighting

“Fowles’s greatest talents lie in creating characters that are smart but flawed, painfully self-aware but with enough ironic distance to stay compelling and sympathetic…Fear of Fighting is a fast read, but it cuts deep.”
-Broken Pencil, Issue 42

“Stacey May Fowles is Toronto’s most talented writer to come out of the last generation of zine and small press scribes. Her prose in novels like 2008’s Fear of Fighting has a complexity, as well as a sprightly edge, not dulled by the 24-grit touch of creative-writing workshops.”
-Eye Weekly

The Winston Interview

Stacey May Fowles answered 10 questions from Winston (the TINARS mascot) after serving as a “celebrity assassin” at the TINARS event to launch Graham Roumieu’s latest title, 101 Ways To Kill Your Boss. Read the interview here. Read the Pages review of Be Good here.