Tag Archives: Bonnie Canino

The sweetest victory of all

How many of us thought we’d never see the day? How many of us knew talented female boxers who were not getting any recognition? How many women walked away from boxing because there were no opportunities, no opponents, no championship … Continue reading

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Show me the way

Ever since I started boxing back in the mid 1990s, people have said that women make better students. And while it sounds good at first, it’s a bit of a double edged sword. I always wondered if it was because … Continue reading

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Sweetest Thing book event in Atlanta

I’m getting ready for my Charis Books appearance on Wednesday night in Atlanta, Georgia when I will read from my book The Sweetest Thing. Charis is a well-known and clearly well-loved Atlanta bookshop that specializes in feminist books and has … Continue reading

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Fighting time

  By Mischa Merz It’s a good start to my year of writing and fighting with an essay called ‘Fighting Time’, published in Sophie Cunningham’s final edition of Meanjin with this extraordinary and beautiful cover design by Diego Patino. The … Continue reading

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Raining champions

Barbados is kind if a quirky place; crickets squeak like a bunch of annoying kids with tin whistles at night, everyone has accents like they walked out of a Welsh coal mine and there are really gorgeous beaches that you … Continue reading

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