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December 7, 2010 / / activism

Interview by Jorge Antonio Vallejos; review by Janet Romero Leiva; cross-posted from Black Coffee Poet

I am inspired to write, create, read.

To allow myself to feel…more, everything.

This, after reading Shaunga Tagore’s The Erasable Woman.

The Erasable Woman– the title alone tells you how brilliant this collection is – filled with poetry that will make you want to look at your naked body endlessly, redefine your feminism, visit your grandmother, learn the language of your ancestors, bring awareness to violence, be a better person. Yes, all this and more from a magical master’s thesis…I have never read a thesis in poetry and I am honoured for this to be my first.

Read the Post Remembering The Women Forgotten on December 6th: Aboriginal, of Colour, Trans, Queer, Disabled, Sex Worker