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Christine Ama is a freelance fashion, arts and culture writer. She has contributed numerous articles to ADONE Magazine and SheDoesTheCity.com and worked for several years as a product copywriter for the Hudson's Bay Company. With a BFA in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia and an intensive Fashion Merchandising program under her belt, Ama is passionate about marrying her love for creative culture with the written word. In the past, she pursued music as a self-produced electro pop singer/songwriter called Christer (rhymes with "shyster" ;) releasing a full-length album, two music videos and touring internationally. After visiting over five countries in Europe, Ama temporarily relocated to Berlin, Germany where she worked and wrote for over a year. She currently resides in Toronto, Canada.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Author Chelsea Rooney tackles abuse and sexuality with sympathy and mad skill.

My book review of Chelsea Rooney's riveting debut novel Pedal. This work tackles some majorly stigmatized issues, so if you like groundbreaking literature written by cool young women, this is for you.

On Sunday October 26th, Chelsea Rooney will be giving a Toronto reading from her debut novel Pedal, a gripping trans-Canadian odyssey exploring issues that until now have been practically unspeakable.