Memoir as poetry

Sharon Thesen (l.) collaborated with wig-maker Janet Gallant to write a long poem about Gallant’s life after her mother left her with an abusive father at age three and later finding out she was bi-racial. FULL STORY

Women’s voices, 1914 – 1960

November 26th, 2020

SFU prof, Carole Gerson has co-authored with Peggy Lynn Kelly, Hearing More Voices: English-Canadian Women in Print and on the Air, 1914 – 1960 (Tecumseh $24), which analyzes the working lives and professional output of female Canadian broadcasters, authors of radio plays, novelists, humourists, historians, journalists and poets who produced much of the middlebrow and modernist culture of the period. The book shows how many of these female writers survived under challenging economic conditions and adapted to changing cultural times.

978-1-896133-71-3

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