Read my Spring/Summer 2022 Favourite Sounds here. Alfabet/Alphabet: A Memoir of a First Language by Sadiqa de Meijer Winner of the 2021 Governor General Literary Award for Non-fiction. Finding this book about the adjustment from Dutch language and culture to Canadian was somewhat serendipitous, since my father made the same journey a few years beforeContinue reading “Spring/Summer 2022 Favourite Reads”
My tangling together of value and production, identity and respect paralleled a similar phenomenon in Canadian literature as a whole. Refuse has shown me what lurks behind the façade of my dream job.