Monthly Archives: May 2007

I love community radio

Ok I really do. My last post was about Amita and Masala Mixx. But I have been really amazed at just how inviting folks from community radio have been to me. Here’s a list of my upcoming “appearances”. Tune in

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On the radio with Amita

I did my very first radio interview for Stealing Nasreen with Amita Handa (Masala Mixx, CLKN 88.1). Amidst the mela of the crowds at Dundas Square and the competing sounds of crying babies, bhangra, dhol players and the MC yelling

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Reviewing “Comfort Food for Breakups”

It’s been a really long time since I’ve written a book review, and this is my first memoir review ever. I’m writing it for Herizons and it is almost done. It’s really hard to put all my thoughts into the

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converge

This week, I was asked to read at Converge, an annual event about creativity and queerness held at Ursula Franklin Academy in Toronto. The audience is mostly queer and queer positive high school students, a few teachers, and the 45 or

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on mother’s day

Mother’s Day has been a non-event for me for the past 25 years. Not exactly a neutral day, it’s a day I barely acknowledge, and usually criticize as the Hallmark holiday it is (I mean really, we should be nice to mothers every

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Book promo a-go-go

Over the last couple of months, I have been experiencing the baby-step beginnings of the transition from “writer” to “author”. I have been writing dozens of e-mails every day, encouraging librarians and bookstores to order my novel, getting myself invited to

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