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

Hidden desires

February 11th, 2021

Having written books in many genres, Jen SookFong Lee will release her debut collection of poems in April, The Shadow List (Wolsak & Wynn $18) in which she creates a narrator describing what it’s like to live as a woman of colour and a caregiver. With few societal opportunities, the narrator’s voice is is surprisingly filled with desire in Lee’s verses. The narrator also questions the politics of who gets to choose and who doesn’t. She makes hidden lists of what she really wants. 978-1-989496-28-2978-1-989496-28-2

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