In 1983, Virago Press published a paperback collection called Over Our Dead Bodies: Women Against the Bomb, edited by Dorothy Thompson. This book has lived among my feminist books, and over the years, has come to seem out of date, and even perhaps unnecessary. Until now. Today when I picked it up, it felt new… Continue reading War


Local poet and publisher, rob mclennan, is doing an interview series of writers who live or have lived in Ottawa. Here's the link to my answers to his questions. Here's an excerpt: "Also, public spaces are cleaner here [in Canada] than in some of the countries we’ve lived in – no littering, for example. We… Continue reading Interview