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Finding Otipemisiwak

A Sixties Scoop survivor's journey back to her Nation and the truth of who she is

Otipemisiwak is a Plains Cree word describing the Metis, meaning "the people who own themselves."

Andrea Currie was born ...

Something, Not Nothing

A poignant and beautifully illustrated graphic memoir about love and loss and navigating a new life

In April 2020, cartoonist Sarah Leavitt's partner of twenty-two years, Donimo, died with medical assistance ...

Vantage Points

A provocative book by an acclaimed writer-filmmaker that combines memoir and media as seen through a trans lens

Following the death of the family patriarch, a box of newly procured family documents reveals ...

Transland

LAMBDA LITERARY AWARD FINALIST

A memoir of transformation and self-discovery that explores fetish communities from a gender diverse perspective

Transland is a fiery and revealing memoir that delves into ...

Sharp Notions

Personal essays from diverse voices about their relationships to the fibre arts

Sometimes the reliability of a knit stitch, the steady rocking of a quilting needle, the solid structure of a loom is all ...

Erdogan

Text by Can Dundar
Illustrated by Anwar
Translated by L.L. Kreider
Categories: Biography & Memoir, History, Graphic Novels & Non-Fiction

Winner, 2022 Atomium Comic Strip Prize

A comprehensive graphic biography of Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the authoritarian president of Turkey

One of the world's most divisive and controversial leaders, Recep ...

When My Ghost Sings

A lucid exploration of amnesia, selfhood, and who is left behind when the past is obliterated

Tara Sidhoo Fraser is thirty-two years old when a rare mutation in her brain causes a stroke. Awakening after ...

East Side Story

A sly, sentimental, and wickedly funny memoir about growing up at the local fair

A ROBIN'S EGG BOOK

The PNE (Pacific National Exhibition) is a Vancouver tradition, an annual fair started in 1910 that is ...

The Future Is Disabled

In The Future Is Disabled, Leah Laksmi Piepzna-Samarasinha asks some provocative questions: What if, in the near future, the majority of people will be disabled - and what if that's not a bad thing? And ...

Holden After and Before

Holden After and Before is a moving meditation on grief: a stunning book that traces Tara McGuire's excavation and documentation of the life path of her son Holden, a graffiti artist who died of an accidental ...