Featured Review of Award-Winning “Street Sex Work and Canadian Cities”

“‘Why did the murder of 14 white, educated women at École Polytechnique in 1989 inspireparliamentary outrage and a legislative response from the Department of Justice, while the ‘disappearance’ of 65 poor, mainly Aboriginal women in Vancouver was treated as a police matter?.. Canada tolerates no capital punishment but has been oddly indifferent to the death penalty meted out to ‘missing’ women, Ferris writes… Street Sex Work shocks. It is also insightful and dark and worthwhile for any reader who is not afraid to dive in the deep end.” [Full review at https://www.blacklocks.ca/review-shocking]  Holly Doan, Blacklock’s Reporter

Manitoba Book Awards / Eileen McTavish Sykes Award for Best First Book, 2016

Scholarly and Academic Book Award, Alberta Book Awards, Book Publishers Association of Alberta, 2016

Outstanding Scholarship Prize, Women’s and Gender Studies et Recherches Feminists Association (WGSRF), 2017