LISTEN: Cicely Belle Blain talks about Burning Sugar on CBC's The Next Chapter
""Growing up in England, the type of racism that I experienced and witnessed were much more overt and explicit than what I see here in Canada. I think that means that people think that racism doesn't exist. But we still see so many issues here, the over-incarceration and over-criminalization of Black and Indigenous people. There are so many ways that these things are showing up."
Burning Sugar is the second book published under the VS. Books imprint dedicated to emerging BIPOC writers, curated and edited by Vivek Shraya.
You can hear the interview here.