An idiosyncratic collection of mostly bookish links; I’ll update as I come across more stuff and more time.

Authors I like, and whose books are pretty damn good

Courtney Summers
Farzana Doctor
Lilian Nattel
Mitali Perkins
Neesha Meminger
Uma Krishnaswami
Uzma Aslam Khan
Zetta Elliott

Literary blogs and sites

Amy Reads (feminist, Canada, Africa)
Bryan Prince Bookseller (awesome indie Canadian bookstore)
J.H.Gordon Books (local used-books store, beautifully curated titles)
Blog of Green Gables  (Author Kristen den Hartog and her daughter read together)
Book’Em TV (a Canadian TV show where, um, I appeared)
CanLit Rocks (author Lilian Nattel’s site about CanLit)
Crazy Quilts (librarian, PoC issues)
Ela’s Book Blog (British geologist who has eerily similar reading tastes)
Flippism is the Key (Iceland literature, ephemera)
Image Nations (African lit from a Ghanian blogger)
Open Book Toronto (lit. site about Toronto writers)
Pining for the West (Scottish blogger)
She Writes (you know this already)
Tales from the Reading Room (Accessible academic-ish writing)
The Professor’s Wife (writer and creative writing teacher)
Waiting for an Echo (local author and literary enthusiast Amanda Leduc)

Non-bookish blogs

Breathe Dream Go (Travel, India)
Canonball (Feminist)
One Hot Stove (Food)
Tales of South India (South India, Indian music)

Interesting Canadian Small Presses

Arsenal Pulp Press
Coach House Books
ECW Press
Inanna Publications
Kente Publishing (African)
Second Story Press
TSAR Publications


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