This past week, Joshua Whitehead was shortlisted for a Lambda Literary Award in the Trans Poetry category. In a moving act of radical kinship, he decided to pull out. TIA House is proud to publish his letter to the award organizers.[Read more...]
Two poems by Rita Wong in honour of Sharron Proulx-Turner[Read more...]
Larissa Lai for Sharron Proulx-Turner May 29, 2016 playing with “why crow knows weendigo’s not all he’s cracked up to be” from What The Auntys Say down at the united nations train station museum with the old lady and her red hen where the mythic crow’s nest incubates fledglings of many varieties the canadian pan that troubles our valences state … [Read more…]
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 a lumber piler in the sawmill camps of the interior. In the 1960s he moved to Hazelton, BC, in traditional Gitxsan territory. For 35 years, as one of the first … [Read more…]
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.
TIA House’s first event was “Paper Hearts: A Valentine’s Day Roundtable on Gender and Power in Canadian Literary Communities”. It was facilitated and hosted by Larissa Lai.[Read more...]