Publications – Books

FORTHCOMING October 2019 from UBC Press: A World Without Martha: A Memoir of Sisters, Disability, and Difference, a book-length account of the impact of my sister’s institutionalization for intellectual disability on my sister, my family, and myself, contextualized through more than five decades of policy and social responses to developmental disabilities.

BOOK: Distant Relations: How My Ancestors Colonized North America (McClelland & Stewart, 2000; Steerforth Press (USA), 2002), 535 pages.

Distant Relations cover

Shortlist finalist for the 2000 Writers’ Trust Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing.

One of Now Magazine’s Top Ten books for 2000.

American Historical Review
The Globe and Mail
The Toronto Star
The Beaver
Anishinabek News, etc.


Edited Collections and Proceedings

Women and Words anthologyWomen and Words proceedingsCo-editor, Women and Words: The Anthology/ Les femmes et les mots, l’Anthologie (Madiera Park, BC: Harbour Publishing, 1984), a bilingual anthology of 79 Canadian women writers.

Co-editor, with Daphne Marlatt, Betsy Warland, and Barbara Pulling, In the Feminine: Women and Words/Les femmes et les mots Conference Proceedings (Edmonton: Longspoon Press, 1986)

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