National Newspaper Award for Long Feature

This year I was nominated for a National Newspaper Award for Long Feature for my article “My Sexual Education,” published in The Globe and Mail on May 2, 2015. Just over a year later, on May 27, 2016, I was honoured with the award at the ceremony in Edmonton, AB.

Here is the video of the award announcement and my acceptance speech:

CBC Radio One Interview with Sierra and Son

Sierra:
When he was 11, we had a big talk about masturbation and then afterwards my husband came up to me in the kitchen, and he said, “Well, we weren’t too late.”
And I said, “Oh! Well, how do you know?”
“Well, because he only had one question and it was: ‘Why do people do it?'”
And we figured he would know the answer to that if he had started.

Son: And now I do.

Sierra: Everybody does. It’s okay!
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Pornography and Parenthood

I’m thrilled to announce that a non-fiction article I’ve been working on for over a year is finally up and available to read on The Globe and Mail website: My Sexual Education. I began work on this piece at The Banff Centre, which … Continue reading

Alphabet Soup Interview

Hey Everybody, It’s been a long and wild and weird summer, but I wanted to finally post my first radio interview for your listening “pleasure.” Laura Trethewey and Matthew Walsh interviewed me on CiTR 101.9 FM‘s Alphabet Soup radio show … Continue reading