andrea routley

Andrea Routley, an alumna of the University of Victoria, has recently published her debut short story collection, Jane and the Whales through Caitlin Press. The collection is a finalist for a Lambda Literary Award, an international English-language award for LGBT literature. Previously, Routley’s work  has appeared in numerous literary magazines, including the Malahat Review and Room Magazine. In 2008, she […]

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Tosca Pacific Opera Victoria The Royal Theatre April 4, 6, 10 & 12 at 8 pm Sunday Matinee April 14 at 2:30 pm Reviewed by Andrea Routley What comes to mind when you hear the word, “opera”? Viking horns and yellow braids? How about “Italian opera”? Sopranos in velvety robes, collapsing under the weight of […]

Escape to Gold Mountain By David H.T. Wong Arsenal Pulp Press, 239 pages, $19.95 Reviewed by Andrea Routley Many readers are probably familiar with some of the history of Chinese settlers in North America. Maybe they think of racist policies like the Chinese Head Tax, or the Chinese Immigration Act in Canada, which effectively banned […]