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Posts tagged ‘Michael V. Smith’

Article: Toronto’s Glad Day Bookshop is a beacon of pride

One rainy evening in May, author Michael V. Smith takes the stage at the front of Toronto’s Glad Day Bookshop, surveying a packed crowd. Folded into chairs and lined up three deep against the bar, sipping craft brew or coffee, over 100 people have come out to listen to Smith and three other writers launch their latest works. Read more


My Body Is Yours: In conversation with Michael V. Smith

What does it mean to be a man? How does the experience of intimacy between men–the terror and rawness of emotional and physical vulnerability, and the possibility of shared tenderness–figure into our understandings of masculinity at this particular moment in time? Read more

Queering CanLit: A conversation with Andrea Routley

Plenitude is a Canadian, online, queer literary magazine. Since its launch in 2012, it’s become a critical platform for LGBTTQI writers, readers, artists and others across North America. I recently had a conversation with Plenitude editor Andrea Routley about the magazine, the status of queer literature in Canada, and what we can expect from Plenitude in the years ahead. Read more