Culturally and sartorially, the femme fatale is back this fall, her return a reflection of the rise of female power
Sep 06, 2013
Orange is the New Black is filled with conflicted female characters who are hilarious, raunchy and given a wide emotional berth
Jul 25, 2013
The current buzz about Rowling’s Robert Galbraith pseudonym is, in fact, an emphatic reminder of the ugly gender disparities that still exist in publishing
Jul 18, 2013
Why wouldn’t we want our stuff around us? It’s evidence of the life before
Jul 11, 2013
When a revered artist announces retirement we’re forced to examine why we believe in two related myths: One is that an artist’s output is romantic and unending, and the other is that retirement is a rite of passage available to anyone. Both ideas are false.
Jul 04, 2013
, and then we don’t. Katrina Onstad on why female friendship can be so damned hard
Jun 20, 2013
When the two TV actresses launched a Kickstarter campaign, their pitch fell on deaf ears – and not just for the obvious reasons
Jun 13, 2013
Before Midnight, the third film in Richard Linklater’s iconic series, manages to illuminate the chaos of real relationships
Jun 06, 2013
What its recent display of corporate arrogance reveals is that the company doesn’t know that “exclusionary” has never been less cool
May 30, 2013
We mark the path out of childhood by passing along the worst habits of adulthood
May 23, 2013
Katrina Onstad's writing on arts, social issues and culture (high and low) has appeared around the world in publications including Toronto Life, The New York Times, The Guardian and on CBC.ca. An essay in Elle earned her an American National Magazine Award nomination. In Canada, she's an NMA winner in the Arts category, and has been nominated several times, including as Best Columnist.
Katrina's best-selling second novel, Everybody Has Everything, was long-listed for the 2012 Scotiabank Giller Prize. Her essays on parenthood have been anthologized on both sides of the border and her first novel, How Happy to Be, was published to critical acclaim in 2006 by McClelland and Stewart.
Her website is www.katrinaonstad.com.