Sheryl Kirby discusses Canadian foodways and their representation in long-form Canadian food writing (especially essays and fiction), particularly the lack of voices for immigrant and immigrant food stories.
Sheryl Kirby is a food writer and editor. She ran the popular Toronto online food magazine TasteTO, and has written for publications such as NOW Magazine, The Toronto Star, Edible Toronto, and TAPS. She is the author of Kitchen Party – Food Stories From Nova Scotia and Beyond and the editor of Beer and Butter Tarts – a Canadian Literary Food Journal. She currently runs Stained Pages Press, a website and micro-imprint dedicated to Canadian food stories and writes about food and other things at http://www.sherylkirby.com