Dimensions:8.27in x 6.24 x 0.88 in | 0.85 lb
Page Count:256 pages
LGBTQ+ LEADER: For decades, Ivan has been an essential voice in national and global conversations around queer and trans issues, and this book grows out of those conversatios in profound new directions.
AUDIENCE CONNECTION: Ivan estimates that, through their performances in schools, they’ve spoken to more than half a million kids in their career. This book, in which they write directly to several of those very kids, explores the incredibly intimate connection between an artist and their audience.
INTERDISCIPLINARY ARTIST: Ivan is the award-winning author of twelve books, the creator of four short films, and has released three albums that combine storytelling with music.
GLOBAL REACH: Ivan is a seasoned stage performer, and over the last twenty-five years has become an audience favourite at storytelling, writer’s, film, poetry, and folk music festivals from Anchorage to Australia.
BIGGER PLATFORM: This is the first in a two-book deal with McClelland & Stewart, and we’re incredibly proud to introduce Ivan to an ever-growing audience
HAZLITT AND AUDIO COLLABORATION: We will work closely with our colleagues at Hazlitt and in the audio division on a collaborative and innovative publishing model for this book, expanding on the already wide reach of Ivan’s work.