PRESS AND CRITICAL REVIEWS

2021“The first piece of queer Mauritian literature ever published is by Montreal’s Kama La Mackerel,” CBC Arts, August 2021
2021“Fierté Montréal : 4 personnalités du nightlife à découvrir,” SAQ, August 2021
2021“Une nouvelle biennale consacrée aux artistes noirs à Montréal,” La Presse, July 2021
2021“Mauritian-Canadian trans artist unveiled as a finalist for an emerging LGBTQ writers’ award,” CityNews, August 2021
2021“Kama La Mackerel remporte un prix du Conseil des arts du Canada pour artistes émergent-es,” fugues, July 2021
2021“Kama La Mackerel, l’artiste trans et anticoloniale aux multiples talents,” Radio-Canada, July 2021
2021“18 Canadian books to read for Pride Month,” CBC, June 2021
2021“Kama La Mackerel, artiste des interespaces,” Revue Jeu, June 2021
2021“L’artiste transgenre Kama La Mackerel récompensée,” La Presse, June 2021
2021“Subject: Kama La Mackerel’s ZOM-FAM,” Arc Poetry Magazine, May 2021
2021“Jillian Christmas, Kama La Mackerel & jaye simpson finalists for $10K prize for emerging LGBTQ writers,” CBC, May 2021
2021“Emerging queer writers celebrated as finalists announced for Dayne Ogilvie Prize,” Quill and Quire, May 2021
2021“Book Review: ‘ZOM-FAM’ by Kama La Mackerel,” Brown Girl Magazine, May 2021
2021“Review of ZOM-FAM by Kama La Mackerel,” World Literature Today, Winter 2021
2020“The Best Canadian Poetry of 2020,” CBC Books, Dec 2020
2020“67 of the Best Queer Books of 2020,” Autostraddle, Dec 2020
2020“Review of ZOM-FAM by Kama La Mackerel,” Canthius, Dec 2020
2020“5 literary debuts that got us excited,” Xtra Magazine, Dec 2020
2020“Four of the Best Book Debuts of 2020,” The Globe and Mail, Dec 2020
2020“Traversée spirituelle et incarnantion de l’entre-espace,” Magazine Spirale, Novembre 2020
2020“37 Canadian Poetry Collections to watch for in Fall 2020,” CBC Books, Sept 2020
2020“Reclaiming Languages of Love,” Montreal Review of Books, Fall 2020
2020“Zom-Fam de Kama La Mackerel et la créolité,” Never Apart Magazine, Oct 2020
2020“ZOM-FAM,” CBC Books, September 2020
2020“Émergences queer,” Revue Jeu, Septembre 2020
2020“Poetry in Motion: Kama La Mackerel,” All Lit Up, September 2020
2020 “ZOM-FAM: Interview with Kama La Mackerel,” Room Magazine, September 2020
2020“ZOM-FAM de Kama La Mackerel: Un partage de Mariève Maréchale,” Agrégagteur d’Indiscipline, University of Victoria, August 2020
2020“Décoloniser le genre avec Kama La Mackerel,” HistoireEngagée, May 2020
2020“ZOM-FAM: the queer & decolonial poetics of Kama La Mackerel’s work,” CultMTL, May 2020
2020“Mille et une nuits de la poésie plus tard,” La Presse, March 2020
2019We Mark Your Memory, Book Review,Journal of West Indian Literature, Nov 2019
2019En 2020: Mettissage Culturel et Mélange de Genre au MAI,” Fugues Magazine, December 2019
2019“Honesty is Dangerous Policy,” Canadian Art, July 2019.
2019A Queer Cabaret for the Post-apocalypse,” CultMTL, May 2019
2019“Interventions of the Past in Articule’s Memories and Portraits,” Articulation Magazine, April 2019.
2018Un flou «queer» dans l’art, Le Devoir, Aug 2018
2018Apocalypse Queer,Inter Art Actuel, Fall 2018.
2018“Queer Curating: From Definition to Deconstruction,” Canadian Art, April 2018.
2017“Kama La Mackerel: d’une voix plurielle, la résistance,” Revue Esse 91, Fall 2017.
2017“Making Your Queer Dreams Come True,” The Link, Sept 2017.
2017“Bois d’Ébène,” Marvellous Grounds: Bodies as Archives, QTBIPOC Performance in Toronto, Marvellous Grounds, Summer 2017.
2017“In Search of Expo 67 at Musée d’Art Contemporain de Montreal,” Akimbo, July 2017.
2017“inter-realities: the lived experiences of marginalized bodies in art and the academy,” C-FAR: Critical Feminist Activism and Research, May 2017.
2016“How one Montreal artist is creating stage magic for LGBTQ performers,” This! Magazine, Dec 2016.
2016“Crawling through wires: performance and installation explores response to micro-aggressions,” McGill Daily, Nov 2016.
2016“Trans Time: Time for trans visibility in contemporary art,” Performance Research: a Journal of Performing Arts, Oct 2016.
2016“International Women’s Day: 9 artists who are making a difference,” CBC Arts, March 2016.
2015“Half the Self Hate: Kama La Mackerel is Deconstructing Embodied Colonialism through Self Love and QTPOC Community,” QueerFatFemme, Feb 2015.
2015“Self-Love Conquers All,” The Link, Feb 2015.