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herizons spring 2020 isssue
Dear Herizons Readers:
Penni Mitchell, Editor
Spring 2020

With so many women's spaces and bookstores temporarily closed, the publishers of Herizons have decided to make the Digital Edition of our Spring 2020 issue available FREE.

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Dionne Brand: Pushing Boundaries on the Literary Landscape
Evelyn C. White
Winter 2020

The distinguished poet, novelist, essayist, editor, activist and filmmaker Dionne Brand has claimed many of the nation’s most prestigious literary awards. When she was...

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Transforming Transphobia
Megan Butcher
Fall 2019

For 17 years, Vivek Shraya has been blazing a trail through pop culture, breaking boundaries between genres with apparent ease. This includes the release of 15 EPs and full-length albums as a solo...

herizons summer 2019
Not Over It, Not Fixed and Living a Life Worth Living: A Disability Justice View of Survivorhood
Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha
Summer 2018

Recently I was auditioning a new therapist, who asked me, in all sincerity during the intake, if I thought the therapy I’d gotten in my 20s had “resolved my childhood sexual abuse....

herizons spring 2019 issue
Taking on the Woo-Woo
Joanna Chiu
Spring 2018

Lindsay Wong was a year ahead of me in secondary school and lived a few blocks down the hill in a sprawling neighbourhood of large but generic homes in Coquitlam, British Columbia, an hour’s...

Cherie Dimaline
Cherie Dimaline: The Importance of Dreams
Niranjana Iyer
Fall 2018

What if global warming nearly destroyed the Earth and left the survivors incapable of joy, bereft of the ability to dream? What if the Indigenous people of the North were revealed to house in...