This little bear went to Stanley Park

“The late Alasdair Cairns Russell (l.) created a character about a Whistler bear cub that travelled to Vancouver in a garbage truck. A book inspired by his notes and drawings has now been published by his mother.” FULL STORY

Fatherhood joy

August 06th, 2021

In his second poetry collection, Umbilical Cord (Book*hug $20) Hasan Namir reflects on parenting, fatherhood and hope. His new poems document the journey that he and his husband took to have a child. Between love letters to their young son, Namir shares insight into his love story with his husband, the complexities of the IVF surrogacy process and the first year as a family of three. His debut novel, God in Pink (Arsenal Pulp, 2015) won the Lambda Literary Award in the category of best gay novel at an awards ceremony in New York on June 6, 2016. CBC Books named Namir a writer to watch in 2019.  9781771667180

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