Eaton Hamilton

the problem with being trans is cis people. The problem with being queer is straight people. The problem with being disabled is abled people. The problem with being Black is white people. In other words, prejudice.

Tag: writing awards

Nominate a Canadian writer today!

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Nominate a Canadian writer today for the 2016 Writers’ Trust Fellowship! “Writers will be considered without regard to commercial success or whether or not they have been or are likely to be recipients of other literary honours.” The deadline is May 20, and it’s a pretty easy nomination process. What a gift it will be!

Writers’ Trust Fellowship

Juries and more juries

Madeleine Thien, author of Certainty, Dogs and the Perimeter, and Simple Recipes, talks about being a jurist for the First Novel Award, the shortlist of which has been announced.  But there’s a problem.  Madeleine didn’t read the shortlisted books; she didn’t even receive copies of them.  Read all about it here.

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