Open Letters and Closed Doors by Jen Sookfong Lee
Over at the Humber Literary Review, you can find Jen Sookfong Lee’s rivetting piece about surviving as a writer in a Canlit world of white male entitlement, systemic racism and sexism.
“Jen Sookfong Lee was born and raised in Vancouver’s East Side, and she now lives with her son in North Burnaby. Her books include The Conjoined, The Better Mother, a finalist for the City of Vancouver Book Award, The End of East, and Shelter, a novel for young adults. She appears regularly on CBC Radio One as a contributor for The Next Chapter. Jen teaches writing at The Writers’ Studio Online with Simon Fraser University. You can follow her on Twitter @JenSookfongLee.”