This is what happens

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6.0 X 9.0 X 0.92 inches | 1.33 pounds
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About the Author
Chris Wind is the author of This is what happens, dreaming of kaleidoscopes, and Satellites Out of Orbit. Her prose and poetry has appeared in numerous journals and magazines, including The Antigonish Review, Ariel, Atlantis, Bogg, Canadian Author and Bookman, Canadian Woman Studies, Contemporary Verse 2, The Copperfield Review, event, Existere, (f.)Lip, grain, Herizons, Herstoria, The Humanist, The New Quarterly, Other Voices, Poetry Toronto, Prism International, Rampike, Shard, The University of Toronto Review, The Wascana Review, Waves, Whetstone, White Wall Review, and Women's Education des femmes, as well as several anthologies, including Contemporary Monologues for Young Women, Clever Cats, Visions of Poesy, and Going for Coffee. Her theatrical work has been performed by several companies, including Venus Theatre and Shoestring Radio Theatre, and read on CBC Radio. She has degrees in Literature and Education and has been awarded sixteen Ontario Arts Council grants.

"An incisive reflection on how social forces constrain women's lives." Booklife/Publishers' Weekly

"I find the writing style very appealing ... An interesting mix of a memoir and a philosophical work, together with some amazing poetry. ... This is what happens ranks in my top five of books ever read." Mesca Elin, Psychochromatic Redemption

"Really enjoyed the novel. I like the use of a journal as the format to tell the story. ... The author gives the reader lots of food for thought. An intense novel." Pam FitzGerald

"An enjoyable story creatively written, exceeding the fiction genre: a memoir is reflected upon later in life while remaining grounded in the reality of life. ... Well-woven from beginning to end. ... The prose is vivid, the poetry delightful. ... The books mentioned are a lovely bonus." Whistler Independent Books Award

"The self-analysis is astounding." Claudine Leonhardt

"A seriously powerful novel." C. Osborne

"This book is so amazing. I was so enthralled that I just kept reading ...." JB, Amazon