Kevin Shaw is a poet, writer, and librarian based in London, Ontario, Canada. His writing has appeared in print and online publications such as The Malahat Review.
Wednesday, September 23 2009
Instead of long-suffering iconoclasts who want to leave the family farm, Gray introduces teenagers that are keenly aware of their environs and the means at hand to navigate a life that is both queer and rural.
Tuesday, July 21 2009
It’s entirely refreshing to read about Shakespeare without the hushed tone of literary sanctity, while preserving the rigors of good research.
Sunday, June 21 2009
The narrator's voice -- by turns lyrical and brutal, expansive and introspective -- is White's greatest triumph, elevating what could have been a cliché into a fascinating study of sexual reckoning.
Sunday, May 17 2009
These essays serve as a sort of B-side to Chabon's fiction as we are given access to his personal iconography and influences.
Thursday, April 23 2009
While I am happily learning each new product to emerge from the Googleplex, how much is Google learning about me?