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Women Doing Literary Things: "Pantsuits, Pink and the Power of the Librarian" by Alexandra Yarrow

Alexandra Jane Yarrow is a librarian at the Ottawa Public Library. She's also a college instructor, blogger, recovering poet, and a voracious reader sitting on a tremendous oeuvre of (99%) unpublished fiction and poetry from her high school and university years (and wondering if she should get back into those fields). Visit Alexandra's site at …See More
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Women Doing Literary Things: "Pantsuits, Pink and the Power of the Librarian" by Alexandra Yarrow

Alexandra Jane Yarrow is a librarian at the Ottawa Public Library. She's also a college instructor, blogger, recovering poet, and a voracious reader sitting on a tremendous oeuvre of (99%) unpublished fiction and poetry from her high school and university years (and wondering if she should get back into those fields). Visit Alexandra's site at …See More
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Who I am:
I'm Niranjana (Nina) Iyer, a freelance writer from Canada.
Website: http://niranjana.wordpress.com
Twitter: @NinaIyer
Books I've written, anthologies I've contributed to, and any scripts or plays I've authored:
Readings for Today (Penguin Academics, 2008) Ed. Gary Goshgarian
Media outlets that I currently write for:
I freelance for a number of publications in the US and Canada. My writing last appeared on Bookslut, Herizons and rabble.ca
My writing is:
Nonfiction, Journalism, Blog Posts, Lit Crit
Outlets where I review books, TV, or film:
I'm a freelance book reviewer.
Services I offer to other writers:
I review books (for a fee) on my blog.
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Women Doing Literary Things: "Pantsuits, Pink and the Power of the Librarian" by Alexandra Yarrow

Posted on September 14, 2011 at 4:32pm 3 Comments

Alexandra Jane Yarrow is a librarian at the Ottawa Public Library. She's also a college instructor, blogger, recovering poet, and a voracious reader sitting on a tremendous oeuvre of (99%) unpublished fiction and poetry from her high school and university years (and wondering if she should get back into those fields). Visit Alexandra's site at … Continue

Women Doing Literary Things: "An Ode to My Promo Squad" by Farzana Doctor

Posted on September 7, 2011 at 11:53am 1 Comment

Farzana Doctor is a Toronto-based author and the recipient of the Writers' Trust of Canada's Dayne Ogilvie Grant for an emerging gay Canadian author (2011). Her first novel, Stealing Nasreen, received critical acclaim and earned a devoted readership upon its release in 2007. Her second book, Six Metres of Pavement (Dundurn 2011), has been praised by Publishers Weekly as "..a paean to second chances." In her spare time, she provides private practice consulting and psychotherapy services and…

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Women Doing Literary Things: "Sometimes a Moment" by Lorri Neilsen Glenn

Posted on August 31, 2011 at 11:49am 2 Comments

Lorri Neilsen Glenn is a poet and essayist with four collections of poetry, the most recent being Lost Gospels (Brick Books, 2010). She was Poet Laureate for Halifax from 2005-2009, and lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Her collection of essays on grief and loss will be published this fall by Hagios Press.



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Women Doing Literary Things: "Reading Between the Lines: Women’s Stories, Women’s Lives" by Victoria Best

Posted on August 24, 2011 at 8:17am 0 Comments

Dr. Victoria Best (aka blogger Litlove) is a Fellow at St John's College, Cambridge. She was a lecturer in French at Cambridge for 10 years, and now focuses on study support for the students and on writing. She has published three books of literary criticism: Critical Subjectivities: Identity and Narrative in the work of Colette and Marguerite Duras (2000), An Introduction to Twentieth Century French Literature (2003) and co-authored with Martin Crowley, The New Pornographies;…

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At 12:53pm on September 26, 2011, Patricia A. McGoldrick said…
It could happen!
At 7:18am on June 14, 2011, Laurie Boris said…
Nice to meet you, Niranjana!
At 10:55am on June 13, 2011, Meg Waite Clayton said…
Niranjana, Belated welcome to She Writes. I hope you're enjoying the site! And so nice to have you in the Blogging about B&W group.

Meg Waite Clayton
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At 10:34pm on June 3, 2011, dianejwright said…
Niranjana, welcome to Writers in Canada. We're happy to have you with us! Do drop in to our Introductions thread and share a bit about yourself and your work. Care to share where you're from and where you are now? What brings you to us? Links to your work and other well-meant self-promotion efforts are always encouraged as are friends. Invite another writer to join us, will you?
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At 5:58am on May 21, 2011, Julie Jeffs said…
Niranjana,

Welcome to the Bloggers Let’s Make it Work group! So glad you are here. Please visit the discussion New Members Visit Here First, tell us about your blog so we can list it on the members blog index.

I hope you will find, as I did, a great sense of community, loads of information and resources, and an incredible amount of talent.

Jump in on ongoing discussions or start one if there is an issue you would like to discuss.

Let me know if you have any questions. Look forward to reading your posts.

Warm regards,
Julie Jeffs
Beginning a Life at 50
At 10:57am on May 6, 2011, Kelli Swearingen said…
Welcome to Mother Writer,Niranjana! If you haven't already, feel free to introduce yourself, browse our threads, or start one of your own. And again, welcome to Mother Writer.
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At 5:00pm on May 5, 2011, Julia Barry said…
Hi Niranjana,

So glad you are here, and welcome to She Writes! 

You can check out the Getting Started section to help you find your way around, or a great way to jump in is to get involved with our Groups and Live Chats.

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Julia Barry
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