“The Act of Making It”

I was really fortunate to have been given the opportunity to write something for the UWaterloo English blog as Valedictorian, so I did! Thanks especially to Dr. Jennifer Harris for the support. We are so thrilled to congratulate Amy Zhou, UWaterloo English and Economics, who has been named valedictorian and will be speaking at convocation … Continue reading “The Act of Making It”

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Consent & The Autonomy of (My) Body

Many of you have probably seen this Facebook album circulating around called "consent". I'm the person on the other end-- I was the one who received the message.  I think I'm only now starting to process what happened because I was absolutely, 100% baffled by what he was saying to me in the message. When … Continue reading Consent & The Autonomy of (My) Body

When talking is the last thing you want to do.

In the first few years of #bellletstalk, I scoffed at it. How commercialized, I sneered, How campy and dreadful. It was baffling for me that anyone would want to talk about the things that they were going through, and even more that anyone else would actually want to listen. I didn't know how to vocalize any of the … Continue reading When talking is the last thing you want to do.