Stacey May Fowles, The Globe and Mail

Stacey May Fowles

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Marshall Township, MI, United States

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Past articles by Stacey:

An award-winning author looks back at her life as a sex worker

In the fall of 2016, Yasuko Thanh was awarded the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize for her debut novel, Mysterious Fragrance of the Yellow Mountains. Less than six months earlier, she had been admitted for a stay at a psychiatric ward → Read More

Review: The End We Start From shows motherhood is powerful in a time of vulnerability

Its hyper-focus on not only day-to-day survival, but the vital capacity for joy, love and comfort to thrive in a world that is falling apart is beautiful, poetic and enthralling → Read More

Review: Michelle Winters’s I Am a Truck makes magic with the mundane

Michelle Winters packs a great deal of charm into her debut novel, a finalist for this year’s Giller Prize → Read More

Review: Jennifer Egan’s Manhattan Beach is a sparkling, lush epic of a novel

Novel tackles well-worn themes, but Egan’s talent renders a familiar structure and setting fresh → Read More

Jose Bautista will always be ours, Canada

Even if Sunday is the last day of the man in our uniform, the storied slugger, bat-flip king, Level of Excellence-bound, bronze-statue-worthy, bona fide baseball hero will remain with us → Read More

Review: Helen Humphreys’s The Ghost Orchard elevates the apple to something fascinating and divine

Humphreys asks that we revel in the delicious complexity of what we might have forgotten or neglected → Read More

Review: Too Much and Not the Mood by Durga Chew-Bose is transcendent and grounding

Durga Chew-Bose’s collection of essays is the product of an observant and inventive mind → Read More

Review: In Juliet’s Answer, Glenn Dixon searches for the meaning of love

A heartbroken teacher embarks on a quest to find the most elusive, celebrated of emotions → Read More

Going to the ballpark alone: Seeking solitude in a social sport

In this excerpt from Baseball Life Advice, Stacey May Fowles finds that the solitude among the buzz of a busy stadium is like a kind of meditation → Read More

Review: Jen Sookfong Lee’s The Conjoined is complex, refreshing and relevant

The Conjoined is a troubling reminder of how little we sometimes know about the people we trust → Read More

Zoey Leigh Peterson's Next Year, For Sure, reviewed: A lively yet sensitive debut

Next Year, For Sure is an energetic, fast-paced debut about a couple who’ve decided to be polyamorous → Read More

Zoey Leigh Peterson's Next Year, For Sure, reviewed: A lively yet sensitive debut

Next Year, For Sure is an energetic, fast-paced debut about a couple who’ve decided to be polyamorous → Read More

MLB’s rule change forgets that baseball takes as long as it needs

After a long winter without baseball, it’s worth questioning leadership that keeps proposing increasingly bizarre ways to condense this game – like omitting the four-pitch intentional walk → Read More

Review: Andi Zeisler's We Were Feminists Once is an ambitious history of ‘marketplace feminism’

Zeisler presents us with an array of cultural touchstones, forcing us to pull them up in our Google search bars and take a good hard look at why they matter to public perceptions of the movement → Read More

My year in reading: Stacey May Fowles, Pasha Malla, and John Semley look back on 2015

Globe contributors reflect on what they read over the last 12 months → Read More

Supergirl is entirely charming, even if it lacks heft

So much is riding on the caped Kara Danvers that, if she fails, it might be unlikely we’ll see another caped woman on television any time soon → Read More

Review: Kirstine Stewart’s memoir Our Turn out of touch with those struggling at the bottom

The media executive’s new book about how to succeed in business is being sold on a wave of empowerment — a weapon to fight the wobbly status quo — but Stewart seems more interested in celebrating herself than helping readers → Read More

Review: Margaret Atwood’s The Heart Goes Last is deeply witty and oddly beautiful

Margaret Atwood’s quirky new novel imagines a gated community where a stint in jail is mandatory → Read More

Law & Order has been an important cultural touchstone for decades

This franchise makes us feel as if there is no red tape that can’t be unravelled, no excruciating backlog that can’t be conquered → Read More

OK, Blue Jays: There’s no shame in acting like a girl

Hazing is outdated and offensive, and should be banned by Major League Baseball → Read More