Barbara Nickel

Barbara Nickel

Barbara Nickel’s first book of poetry, The Gladys Elegies, won the Pat Lowther Award, and her work has appeared in many magazines and anthologies, including The Walrus, Poetry Ireland Review, and The Malahat Review. Barbara is also an award-winning author of books for young people. She lives and writes in Yarrow, British Columbia.

Constructions of Whiteness

Loft 1, Harbourfront Centre Main Building

In Between the World and Me, Ta-Nehisi Coates calls out the people “who have been brought up hopelessly, tragically, deceitfully, to believe that they are white.” He suggests that race is a shared fiction, one that served and serves the powers that wrote it, slavers, imperialists, eugenicists, white supremacists. Our ongoing shared belief in the […]

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