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Carellin Brooks


Carellin Brooks is the author of Every Inch a Woman:Phallic Posessions, Femininity and the Text and a work-in-progress entitled Strange Bedfellows: My Year of Adultery. She is also an editor at New Start Books and an instructor at the University of B.C.

I am the only woman in the water. The rest of the swimmers are men or boys. One of them bobs his head near me, a surprising vision in green goggles, like an undocumented sea creature. I imagine us having sex, briefly, him rocking over me like a wave. Read more

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ADVICE FOR THE LIT-LORN
WRITING QUESTIONS, QUANDARIES & PICKLES

 

Why do you always write “such as” instead of the easier, quicker and more down-to-earth “like,” in a phrase with one or more examples?

 
—Theresa G., Greater Vancouver
 

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