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Portland, Oregon launch for The Remedy on December 3 (Dec 2016)


Editor Zena Sharman launches The Remedy, an anthology of queer and trans voices on health and health care, in Portland, Oregon on December 3. ...more

Becoming Unbecoming, Such a Lovely Little War in New York Times (Dec 2016)


Becoming Unbecoming and Such a Lovely Little War are reviewed in the New York Times as being among "The Season's Best New Graphic Novels." ...more

Featured Titles


Conflict Is Not Abuse

Overstating Harm, Community Responsibility, and the Duty of Repair

By (author) Sarah Schulman


From intimate relationships to global politics, Sarah Schulman observes a continuum: that inflated accusations of harm are used to avoid accountability. Illuminating the difference between Conflict and Abuse, Schulman directly ...more

The Remedy

Queer and Trans Voices on Health and Health Care

Edited by Zena Sharman


To remedy means to heal, to cure, to set right, to make reparations. The Remedy invites writers and readers to imagine what we need to create healthy, resilient, and thriving LGBTQ ...more

The Last Gang in Town

The Epic Story of the Vancouver Police vs. the Clark Park Gang

By (author) Aaron Chapman


Decades before organized crime syndicates brought sensational drug wars to Vancouver, street gangs held sway over its unruly east side. None was considered tougher or more feared than the Clark ...more

Tomboy Survival Guide

By (author) Ivan Coyote


Longlisted for the BC National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction Ivan Coyote is a celebrated storyteller and the author of ten previous books, including Gender Failure (with Rae Spoon) and One in ...more

Chowgirls Killer Party Food

Righteous Bites & Cocktails for Every Season

By (author) Heidi Andermack and Amy Lynn Brown


With an eye for style and appreciation for seasonal ingredients, the proprietors of Chowgirls Killer Catering, one of the Midwest's leading catering companies, share their inspired ideas for delicious appetizers, small ...more

Niagara Motel

By (author) Ashley Little


Set in the early 1990s, Ashley Little's follow-up to her award-winning novel Anatomy of a Girl Gang introduces readers to unforgettable eleven-year-old Tucker Malone―the only child of a narcoleptic touring ...more

The Dad Dialogues

A Correspondence on Fatherhood (and the Universe)

By (author) George Bowering and Charles Demers


Charles Demers is a thirtysomething comedian and the author of three books; George Bowering is eighty, Canada's first poet laureate, and the author of more than eighty books. Charlie and ...more

The Boy & the Bindi

By (author) Vivek Shraya
Illustrated by Rajni Perera


In this beautiful children's picture book by Vivek Shraya, author of the acclaimed God Loves Hair, a five-year-old boy becomes fascinated with his mother's bindi, the red dot commonly worn ...more

even this page is white

By (author) Vivek Shraya


The first poetry collection by the author of God Loves Hair and She of the Mountains. As a writer, musician, performance artist, and filmmaker, Vivek Shraya has, over the course of ...more

Arabian Nights

By (author) Michael Moon
Series edited by Thomas Waugh and Matthew Hays


A Queer Film Classic on 1974's Arabian Nights by Pier Paolo Pasolini, the controversial Italian director who was murdered under mysterious circumstances in 1975. Already internationally distinguished as a poet, novelist, ...more

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