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- 08/04/14--16:09: My review of A Safe Girl To Love by Casey Plett
- 09/01/14--16:30: Blog Hop!
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- 01/02/15--16:22: Interview with Double Dot Magazine
- 03/02/15--17:56: CBC Books: 15 Poetry Collections for 2015
- 03/04/15--13:57: My new poetry collection’s first review in CV2!
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Amber Dawn’s poetic justice Her book How Poetry Saved My Life: A Hustler’s Memoir illuminates serious issues. By Shannon Webb-Campbell click to enlarge Author Amber Dawn visits Halifax for the first time to share her Hustler’s Memoir. Poetry is renegade. Poetry is sex. Poetry is rebel. Poetry is Amber Dawn’s first love. Her sophomore book, […]
Amber Dawn is a writer from Vancouver and the author of the memoir How Poetry Saved My Life and the Lambda Award-winning novel Sub Rosa, and editor of the anthologies Fist of the Spider Women: Fear and Queer Desire and With A Rough Tongue. Amber Dawn was 2012 winner of the Writers’ Trust of Canada Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBT writers. […]
Marrow Review: Two Collections of Essays & Poems by Dawn & Lemay 22 Tuesday Jul 2014 Posted by catherine owen in Uncategorized ≈ Leave a comment I love experiments with genre for the most part as in French novellas like Blais’ Three Travelers that read like long poems or Mike Blouin’s latest I Don’t Know How […]
Mashed Poetics invited me to respond to “Gone Daddy Gone” by the Violent Femmes. Here is what happened.
Listen to the Sex Workers A new essay collection brings their experience and opinions to the fore. Amber Dawn Selling Sex: Experience, Advocacy and Research on Sex Work in Canada Emily van der Meulen, Elya M. Durisin and Victoria Love, editors To be a sex worker is to negotiate space. For me, the negotiation began with the […]
Brave the weather for Casey Plett’s debut collection Casey Plett, A Safe Girl to Love (Topside Press, 2014.) Paperback, 216 pp., $16.95. Reviewed by Amber Dawn Let’s hear it for being at the right place at the right time. In early June, I found myself at the right place, which was Blue Stockings Books—Manhattan’s Lower […]
Through a series of literary events, I’ve become friends with the remarkable author/musician/filmmaker Vivek Shraya (God Loves Hair and She of the Mountains). Check out the photo of us at the most recent Lambda Lit Awards in New York! So when Shraya recently tagged me in this Blog Hop phenomenon thing, I said, “Okay friend, for […]
Lunch Poems at SFU | Kate Braid and Amber Dawn When Wed, 21 Jan 2015 12:00 PM Where Teck Gallery in SFU’s Harbour Centre Campus 515 West Hasting Street, Vancouver, BC Featured Poets For 15 years in the 1980s and ‘90s, Kate Braid worked as a construction carpenter, a trade that even now is not […]
AMY LIVES! A Screaming Weenie Cabaret Vancouver’s professional LGBTTQ theatre company does Davie Village! Please join the franksters for this hip-hop-themed cabaret, hosted by the one and only Delica C as the brilliant, doomed Queen of Soul, Amy Winehouse, and featuring some of Vancouver’s finest LGBTTQ authors and performers, including Amber Dawn, Aaron Chan, Daniel […]
Booked! Fernie Writers’ Event: Amber Dawn at Fernie Heritage Library Saturday, January 31, 2015 At 7:00pm Time: 7:00pm Bringing top Canadian literary talents to Fernie for readings and discussion at the beautiful Fernie Heritage Library. This is a Free event! Join the authors and other patrons for an intimate meet & greet, appetizers, cash bar […]
double dot An interview with Vancouver author Amber Dawn Amber Dawn is the award-winning author of the novel Sub Rosa, the memoir How Poetry Saved My Life, and a forthcoming collection of poetry, all published by the Vancouver-based Arsenal Pulp Press. Dawn’s fictional debut tells the story of Little, a teenage runaway who joins an […]
Where the Words End and My Body Begins, Amber Dawn Ambe […]
Mar 4, 2015 This week’s Snapshots diverge and int […]
Vancouver Verses Festival of Words runs April 23 – […]
Amber Dawn is a writer, filmmaker, […]
I’m listed on CBC Books: 100 True Stories that Make You Proud to Be Canadian. Wow. The list is long to re-post into my website, so please follow the link above.
(K)ink #10: Writing While Deviant: Amber Dawn By Amber Dawn August 2nd, 2016 There’s evidence that D.H. Lawrence enjoyed an erotic power exchange relationship with his wife, that James Joyce was into scat (among other things), and that Oscar Wilde—well, most of us know what Oscar Wilde liked. These literary geniuses explored radical sexual agency […]
by Inside Vancouver in Town on August 31, 2016 Ivan Coyote / Image via cbc.ca By Casey Stepaniuk A few weeks ago we brought you Three New Queer Vancouver Writers. The five Vancouver authors featured in this post are well-established pros from here in Vancouver who have made their mark across Canada and internationally. The […]
January 26, 2017 One Book One SFU: The Argonauts About the speakers Maggie Nelson is the author of nine books of poetry and prose, many of which have become cult classics defying categorization. Her nonfiction titles include the National Book Critics Circle Award winner and New York Times bestseller The Argonauts (2015), The Art of […]
The Argonauts was chosen for the 2016 One Book: One SFU. Presented by SFU Library, UBC Creative Writing Program, Vancity Office of Community Engagement, SFU Woodward’s and Pulpfiction Books What the Video Archive of January 26, 2016 conversation with Maggie Nelson