Sexual Abuse & Discrimination in the Literary Community
— Last checked and updated December 3, 2020 by Kathryn Breakell, Langara College Library & Information Technology practicum student.
Carter, Sue. “Q&Q’s Sexual-Harassment Survey: The Results.” Quill & Quire, Apr. 22, 2019. Read Article.
Carter, Sue. “Q&Q’s Sexual-Harassment Survey: What Are Our Next Steps?” Quill & Quire, Apr. 22, 2019. Read Article
“Sexual Harassment Reported by Over Half in Trade Survey.” The Bookseller, Nov. 10, 2017. Read Article
Whittall, Zoe. “CanLit Has a Sexual-Harassment Problem.” The Walrus, Feb. 5, 2018. Read Article
A Deeper Dive
Budde, Rob, Phinder Dulai and Kevin Mcpherson Eckhoff. “A Statement Against the Culture of Male Privilege and Abuse of Power in Canadian Creative Writing Programs.” Canadian Creative Writers and Writing Programs. Read Article
Flood, Alison. “Sexism in Publishing: ‘My Novel Wasn’t the Problem, It Was Me, Catherine.’” The Guardian, Aug. 6, 2015. Read Article
Goodyear, Sheena. “Maria Campbell’s account of being raped by a Mountie was scrubbed from her memoir Halfbreed.” CBC Radio, Jun. 1, 2018. Read Article
“Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Is an ‘Epidemic,’ Says Human Resources Survey.” OHS Canada Magazine, Apr. 12, 2018. Read Article
Thom, Kai Cheng. “Sometimes Women Have to Make Hard Choices to Be Writers.” GUTS, Feb. 15, 2017. Read Article
Turner, Lauren. “On Covered Mouths.” Carte Blanche, May 9, 2018. Read Article
Ursu, Anne. “Sexual Harassment in the Children’s Book Industry.” Medium, Feb. 8, 2018. Read Article