Amber Dawn


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Amber Dawn is a writer, filmmaker and performance artist based in Vancouver. She is the author of the novel Sub Rosa (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2010), editor of the Lambda Award-nominated Fist of the Spider Woman (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2008) and co-editor of With a Rough Tongue: Femmes Write Porn (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2005). Her award-winning, genderfuck docu-porn, "Girl on Girl," has been screened in eight countries and added to the gender studies curriculum at Concordia University. She has toured three times with the infamous Sex Workers' Art Show in the US. She was voted Xtra! West's Hero of the Year in 2008. She has an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia. Currently, she is the director of programming for the Vancouver ...more

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How Poetry Saved My Life: A...

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Where the Words End and My ...

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Sub Rosa

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Sodom Road Exit

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Fist of the Spider Woman: T...

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Guardians of the Earth: A F...

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How I Got My Tattoo

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“Lying is the work of people who are told their truths have no value.
The labour of survival is laden with myth and misunderstanding.
Silence is the work of people who can't comprehend that change is possible.”
Amber Dawn, How Poetry Saved My Life: A Hustler's Memoir

“Morning came in through the blinds cutting everything into ribbons.”
Amber Dawn, Sub Rosa

“and I loved long drives
how you can close your eyes,

then open, and everything around you has changed.”
Amber Dawn, How Poetry Saved My Life: A Hustler's Memoir

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