TIA House Blog

Paul Yee

Justice Aesthetics: Paul Yee on A Superior Man

April 3, 2016

For this piece, Larissa threw three terms at me: justice, aesthetics, and writerly insurgency. I liked the last term best because its synonyms are brave: dissent, insurrection, revolt, uprising. However,…

Ken Belford

Ken Belford: Slick Reckoning

February 10, 2016

Ken Belford was born in DeBolt, Alberta, and grew up in East Vancouver. As a young man, he worked on the log booms of the BC lower mainland, and as…

fred wah

Fred Wah: River Hunger, Home to E(ar)th

January 21, 2016

Dear Larissa,
Thanks for asking me to write something on ethics, aesthetics, justice, form (the words tumble around getting drier and drier) for this blog. As you know, I’ve been out of the academic loop for awhile so such terms feel distant, part of another thinking (clinking) world from elsewhere.

Sharron Proulx-Turner

Sharron Proulx-Turner: the mad house

November 5, 2015

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indigenous natural law: never give up.

–jimmy o’chiese

Jani Krulc

Paper Hearts: A Round Table on Gender and Power in Contemporary Canadian Writing Community

October 7, 2015

Canadian writing community has recently been shaken by troubling narratives of power abuse across gender lines—narratives that actually have been accruing for some time, reverberating over the blogosphere and resonating…