City Voices: A Book of Monologues by Toronto Artists
Edited by Jenna Harris, Anila Plant, and Ronit Rubinstein
“City Voices: A Book of Monologues by Toronto Artists is a book that represents the diversity of voices that populate our dynamic city. Spurred by a need to create opportunities for artists to be heard, this collection celebrates the fierce passion and creativity of the Toronto arts community. City Voices offers a mixture of theatrical monologues, spoken word, poetry and prose that together reflect life in Toronto at this moment in its history. City Voices features the work of some of Toronto’s most exciting and talented writers: Spy Dénommé-Welch, Rachel Ganz, Stacy Gardner, Jordan Hall, Jenna Harris, Kate Hewlett, Emily Hurson, Susan Ioannou, Marcia Johnson, Jean Kallmeyer, Jazz Kamal, Neale Kimmel, JP Larocque, Carol Libman, Jason Maghanoy, Melissa Major, Caroline Morrow, Jessica Moss, Colleen Osborn, Daniel Pagett, Anila Pant, Clara Pasieka, Ronit Rubinstein, Kat Sandler, Jordan Tannahill, Hope Thompson, Evan Vipond, and Chloë White horn.”
WORK: “Gay Nerds,” a monologue taken from the 2013 Toronto Fringe Festival hit play GAY NERDS.
The Secret Loves of Geeks
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
Edited by Hope Nicholson
“A new collection of intimate, vulnerable, inspiring, and touching stories about love, sex, and dating by your favourite creators of all genders. From stories about rejecting intimacy, to embracing it. Loss and love, and of course how our lifestyle as comic creators, sci-fi writers, and general fans affects it all.
The collection includes:
Cover art by: Becky Cloonan
Art by: Megan Kearney, Maddi Gonzalez
Illustrated stories by: Vita Ayala/Jessi Jordan, Saadia Muzaffar
Prose stories by: Dr. Nerdlove (Harris O’Malley), Diana McCallum, Hope Nicholson, Kristian Bruun, Gabby Rivera, Ivan Salazar, JP Larocque, Candy Palmater, Speranza, Gwen Benaway, Hope Larson, Cecil Castelluci, Patrick Rothfuss
Comics by: Dylan Edwards, Letty Wilson, Shee Phon, Hanna-Pirita Lehkonen, Maia Kobabe, Priya Huq, MariNaomi, Margaret Atwood/Michael Walsh/Jordie Bellaire, Levi Hastings, Ryan Dunlavey, Terry Blas, Amanda Deibert/Cat Staggs/Ryan Ferrier, Amy Chu/Valentine De Landro, Sfe Monster, Cara Ellison/Maddie Chaffer, Peaches, Shauna Grant, Gerard Way/Robert Wilson IV, Dana Simpson, Marley Zarcone”
WORK: “Finding Love in Alderaan Places” by JP Larocque