Chris Benjamin: Bloggin' from the Road - Part 2
Posted on October 14th, 2010
Drive-by Saviours author and book-touring machine Chris Benjamin is still out on the road! Here’s his latest report from the road.I’m writing from Lachutes, Quebec, about 40 km northwest of Montreal. A good friend of mine is Superintendent of a golf course here and he’s putting me…
Chris Benjamin: Bloggin' from the Road!
Posted on October 6th, 2010
Chris Benjamin, author of Drive-by Saviours, has been doing some serious touring for since the release of his book. The guy’s been reading and signing his across the Maritimes, Ontario and Quebec. Chris just sent us this piece he wrote about being an author on the road. So check…
Gord Hill Interview on APTN
Posted on October 5th, 2010 in Interviews
During his visit to Winnipeg, Gord Hill was extremely busy. He spoke his book launch for 500 Years of Indigenous Resistance, gave talks at the University of Manitoba and the Institute for Urban and Inner City Studies, and gave a talk at the Winnipeg Radical Book Fair. Somehow he managed to…
Fernwood on the Radio
Posted on October 5th, 2010
Two of our authors are interviewed on Canadian Dimension’s Alert! radio program. John Warnock discusses the how’s and why’s of the Canadian/American role in the Afghanistan War, and Elizabeth Comack talks about racialized policing in Winnipeg.Check it out here.
David Hugill interview on MediaINDEGINA
Posted on October 4th, 2010 in Interviews
MediaINDEGINA just posted their recent interview with David Hugill, who talk about his book, Missing Women, Missing News. The interview was conducted after Hugill’s talk at the University of Manitoba.Listen here.Also, keep your ears peeled for more audio of Hugill, and a few other Fernwood authors! Check…
Pictures from the Winnipeg Radical Book Fair
Posted on October 4th, 2010
The Winnipeg Fernwood crew spent the weekend at the Winnipeg Radical Book Fair a few weeks back. Aside from terrific workshops from Gord Hill, David Hugill and Elizabeth Comack, the Fair was host to some great books and pamphlets from local and Canadian publishers, retailers and magazines, as well as…
Prostitution Laws in Canada
Posted on September 30th, 2010
It was announced on Tuesday in an Ontario court that Canada’s prostitution laws were deemed unconstitutional. While prostitution is technically legal, the communication or soliciting of prostitution, earning a living off of a sex worker and the running of a brothel remained illegal. The implications of these prohibitions force…
It Gets Better
Posted on September 28th, 2010
I don’t think I really need to say much of anything to introduce this video. Just watch it. It speaks for itself.For more on the subject of homophobia, transphobia and bullying in high school, check out Get That Freak, by Rebecca Haskell and Brian Burtch.
Drive-by Saviours Book Launch
Posted on September 23rd, 2010 in Book Launches
I had the great pleasure of attending Chris Benjamin’s book launch (Drive-by Saviours) last night at the Company House in Halifax and it was awesome! By the end of the night everyone was sweating as the sheer number of guests raised the temperature about 10 degrees. Throw in a little…
Book Launch this Friday in Winnipeg!
Posted on September 22nd, 2010 in Book Launches
Renowned writer and militant activist, Gord Hill, will speak at Mondragon Bookstore & Coffeehouse to celebrate the release of his book 500 Years of Indigenous Resistance. Things will kick off around 7:30 pm. For those who don’t already know, Mondragon is located at 91 Albert Street. Don’t miss out!http://fernwoodpublishing…