Reviews

Reviews of Sybil Unrest

New edition, co-authored with Rita Wong. Vancouver: New Star, 2013:

Thompson, Natalie. “Sybil Unrest by Larissa Lai and Rita Wong.” Poetry Is Dead 9 (2014): forthcoming.

Wiebe, Marilyn Mays. “Poetry Snapshot.” Herizons 27.4 (2014): 42.

McLennan, Rob. “Larissa Lai and Rita Wong, Sybil Unrest.” Rob McLennan’s Blog. 11 Dec. 2013. http://robmclennan.blogspot.ca/2013/12/larissa-lai-and-rita-wong-sybil-unrest.html

First edition, co-authored with Rita Wong. Vancouver: Line Books, 2009:

Costa, Cris. “fifteen famous porn stars stimulate.” Agora. 24 Sep. 2009. Web. 15 Oct. 2009.

Lai, Paul. “Larissa Lai and Rita Wong’s Sybil Unrest: A Veritable Literary Feast.” Asian American Literature Fans. 9 Mar. 2009. http://asianamlitfans.livejournal.com/49221.html

Mayer, Sophie. “Review: Sybil Unrest by Larissa Lai and Rita Wong.” 31 Jan. 2009. Web. 2 Feb. 2009. http://chromajournal.blogspot.com/2009/01/review-sybil-unrest-by-larissa-lai-and.html

Reviews of Automaton Biographies. Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp, 2009:

Ho, Tamara. “Larissa Lai’s ‘New Cultural Politics of Intimacy’: Animal. Asian. Cyborg.” Social Text. Web. Jan. 2012. http://socialtextjournal.org/periscope_article/larissa_lais_new_cultural_politics_of_intimacy_animal_asian_cyborg/

Lai, Paul. “Automaton Biographies by Larissa Lai.” The Asian American Literary Review. 2.1 (2011): 296. Reprinted in Galatea Resurrects. Web. 10 Dec. 2011. http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.ca/2011/12/automaton-biographies-by-larissa-lai.html

Holbrook, Susan. “Collaborative Spirits.” Canadian Literature: A Quarterly of Criticism and Review. Web. 1 Aug. 2010. http://www.canlit.ca/reviews.php?id=15240

Turner, Jacqueline. “Book Reviews: Poetry by Dionne Brand, Jen Currin, Larissa Lai and Susan Holbrook.” The Georgia Straight. Web. 29 Apr. 2010. http://www.straight.com/article-319952/vancouver/poetry-lives-moment

Wong, Jackie. “Automaton Biographies Marks Poetry’s Final Frontier.” The West Ender. 28 Jan. 2010. Web. 30 Jan. 2010.

LeClerc, Christine. “Experience Self as Automaton, Check: An Encounter with Larissa Lai’s Automaton Biographies.” Memewar 10 (2009): 62.

Holtz, Nairne. “The Canadians: Fresh Queer Voices from our Neighbours to the North.” Curve Magazine 20.2 (March 2010): 50-51.

Callanan, Mark. “Automaton Biographies.” Quill and Quire. Dec. 2009: 32.

Reviews of Salt Fish Girl. Toronto: Thomas Allen, 2002:

Caplan, Thea. “Who Do I Think I Am?” Event 32.1 (2007): 107-111.

Marsden, Deborah. “Salt Fish Girl: A Novel.” Canadian Ethnic Studies. 36: 1 (2004): 149.

Beauregard, Guy. “A Glimpse of Something.” Canadian Literature. 181 (2004): 149-150.

Cowan, T.L. “Salt Fish Girl.” Herizons. Spring 2003: 32.

Giese, Rachel. “Craving Durian.” Xtra (Toronto). 1 May 2003. 18.

Grubisic, Brett Josef. “Smells Fishy: Something’s Rotten in the State of Lotus Land.” Xtra (Toronto). 1 May 2003: 18.

Thiessen, Cherie. “Fiction With Grace and Magic.” Focus on Women. 1 Mar. 2003: 47.

Nobile, Anna. “The Future Sweeps Up Lai’s Salt Fish Girl.” The Georgia Straight. 23 Jan. 2003: 22.

Grubisic, Brett Josef. “The Future According to Larissa Lai.” Xtra West. 26 Dec. 2002. 23-24.

Vanderlist, Harry. “Smells Like 21st Century Spirit: Larissa Lai’s Salt Fish Girl a Fairy Tale for the New Millenium.” Fast Forward. 5 Dec. – 11 Dec. 2002: 18.

Wigod, Rebecca. “Making Scents of the Past.” The Vancouver Sun. 16 Nov. 2002: D21.

Murphy, Lisa. “Future Tense.” Chatelaine. November 2002: 38.

Luscombe, Karen. “The Future? It Stinks.” The Globe and Mail. 26 Oct. 2002: D26.

Tuomi, Shereen. “Struggling With Memory.” The Georgia Straight. 26 Sep.- 3 Oct. 2002: 18.

Taylor, Craig. “Salt Fish Girl.” Quill and Quire. October 2002: 32.

Reviews of When Fox Is a Thousand

New edition, with afterword. Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp, 2004.

LeSage, Sheryl. “When Fox Is a Thousand.” Liberty Press. Feb. 2005: 15.

Morgan, Cheryl. “Review of When Fox Is a Thousand by Larissa Lai: Tricky Customers.” Emerald City. Nov. 2004. Web. 10 Nov. 2004. http://www.emcit.com/emcit111.shtml#Customers

Vanderlist, Harry. “A Windfall of Words.” Fast Forward. 16-22 Sep. 2004: 16.

Kirchhoff, H.J. “Paperbacks.” The Globe and Mail. 25 Sep. 2004.

Klaffke, Pamela. “Turning Over New Leaves: Calgary Writers Dominate Publishers’ Fall Lists.” The Calgary Herald 28 Aug. 2004: D1.

First edition. Vancouver: Press Gang, 1995.

New, W.H. “Reading 1995.” Canadian Literature. 149 (1996): 200-204.

Noblie, Anna. “Shortly.” Angles. June 1996. 26.

Christianson, Lisa. “When Fox Is a Thousand.” The Vancouver Courier. 28 Jan. 1996. 34.

Beauregard, Guy. “Myths of History.” Canadian Literature. 154 (1997): 162-164.

Askeland, Erikka. “Larissa Lai: Writer in Residence.” Vox Magazine. 165 (1997): 6.

Cho, Charlie. “Lai Like a Fox.” The Ubyssey. 8 Apr. 1997: 13.

Prendergast, Kathy. “When Fox Is a Thousand.” Herizons. Fall 1996: 30.

Noble, Jean. “Her Words.” Icon. May 1996: 49.

Ford, Julie. “In the Skin of the Fox.” Siren Magazine. June/July 1996: 17-19.

Bolen, Dennis. “When Fox Is a Thousand.” sub-Terrain. Fall/Winter 1996: 40.

Kong, Sook. “History and Other Fantasies.” Kinesis. Apr. 1996: 19.

LeVitt, Marni. “A Hunger For the Fox: Writing Asian-Canadian Lesbian Identity and History.” The McGill Daily Culture. 28 Mar.- 3 Apr. 1996: 7.

Au, Wayne Wah Kwai. “A Lively Trickster.” The International Examiner. 6-19 Mar. 1996: 14.

Swindells, Christina. “Heavenly Fox.” The McGill Daily. 21-29 Mar. 1996: 12.

Goto, Hiromi. “When Fox Is a Thousand.” The Bulletin. (1996): 18.

Koh, Karlyn. “Stories Within Stories: In Conversation with Larissa Lai.” Rice Paper. 2:3 (1996): 3-16.

Reid, Gayla. “From the Temple of Shifting Vapours to Value Village.” Pacific Current. 2:3 (1995-96): 31.

Twigg, Alan. “Courtesan’s Lament.” B.C. Bookworld (1996): 11.

Putman, Wendy. “Review.” Room of One’s Own. 19:3 (1996): 78-79.

Tihanyi, Eva. “Ninth-Century Fox.” Books in Canada. (1996): 35.

Bok, Abigail. “Foxes.” The Advocate. 26 Dec. 1995: 55.

Fong, Petti. “Speaking in Multiple Tongues.” Vancouver Sun. 18 Nov. 1995: D14.