We are so excited to feature actress, writer and vocal coach Alicia Richardson. Read an excerpt from her excellent play, Solve for X. ALICIA RICHARDSON is an actor/writer, and vocal coach from Boynton Beach, Florida. She graduated from York University’s MFA Acting & Diploma of Voice Teaching Programs. Now a Permanent Resident of Canada, Alicia calls Toronto her home. Her ...

August 26, 2005. New Orleans. Daytime Visiting Hours at Orleans Parish Prison. It’s hotter than hades, heat index of 105 degrees. The air conditioning in the visiting room ain’t the greatest. Sounds of laughter, arguments, even tears from other conversations are faintly heard in the background. ...

By Neha Vashist@nvwrites_ It took a 4-year-old boy and a box of crayons to make me realize an important truth. I was volunteering with a children’s camp the summer when I met him. Black hair framed his chubby cheeks and brought out the hazel tinges along the rims of his eyes.  Alex. He forgot his bathing suit at home so ...

Neha is a fourth- year Psychology student at the University of Alberta. Her poetry has been featured in anthologies for the National Poetry Institute of Canada, Polar Express Publishing, the City of Edmonton Poetry Moves on Transit and many others. ...

A poem about the beauty of radical Black queer love. ...

Introducing our next featured womxn writer of colour! The lovely Hyacinthe M. Miller. Read her bio and a short interview with her below. If you’re looking for an excerpt from her bad ass novel, Kenora Reinvented, check it out here! About Hyacinthe Hyacinthe M. Miller is an award-winning author of short stories, magazine and newspaper articles, contemporary women’s fiction and ...

Forty-two-year-old Kenora Tedesco is starting over. She's been dumped, fired, stalked, trapped, almost set on fire and declared dead by a drugstore pharmacist. Her new career as a private investigator wasn't supposed to be that challenging but on the plus side, she's good at what she does. ...

Introducing our first featured womxn writer of colour, Dr. Stephanie Han! Her featured poem, A Garden’s Bones has been shared on our blog! Stephanie hails from beautiful Hawaii and has dedicated herself to teaching women and girls. Her programs are all offered online and she has 95% WoC enrolment – how awesome is that? Bio: Stephanie Han’s online teaching platform drstephaniehan.com is ...

Bones.Bones shoot from the earth—a three-pronged fork.Hard and pale white stumps—jetties on green sea.Bones;a sturdy skeletonburied in tufts of winter grasshacked and sawedby the woman upstairs—one less to water, feed or tenda Deatha Blessing.A curious sculpture these boneskicked by a tiny boyringed by dirt and dried fecesfor the gods to chewfor the winds to gnawa brittle snapa slow decay.Bones are ...

This graphic was designed by our founder, Janet Rose, and embodies our feelings towards the systems that have kept Women of Colour down. ...