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

Hiking a peak a week

January 11th, 2021

When Angie Abdou challenged her daughter, Katie to hike a peak a week with her over the summer holidays one year, Angie learned some valuable lessons – most importantly that she loves hiking but Katie doesn’t. Abdou writes about the experiences in This One Wild Life: A Mother-Daughter Wilderness Memoir (ECW $21.95) due out this April. 9781770416000

PHOTO: Angie Abdou reading on a mountaintop. Photo by Marty Hafke.

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