The Phoenix Zine

July 10, 2012
by Amy Mathers
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Shadows Cast by Stars

“Don’t forget the miracle.”  When I reached the age of majority and had to switch my care from the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto to Toronto General Hospital, this was the advice of one father during the transition class my mother and I took.  The … Continue reading

April 25, 2012
by Amy Mathers
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Some Organs That I Used to Know

Right now, I am obsessed with Goyte’s “Somebody That I Used to Know.” First I heard it on Glee as an argument between two brothers and then Goyte turned out to be the musical guest on Saturday Night Live (SNL) … Continue reading

January 28, 2012
by Amy Mathers
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The Sanctity of Organ Transplantation

In life, there exist things author Salman Rushdie would describe as “Processes Too Complicated To Explain (P2C2E).” Organ transplantation is one of those mysterious processes.  Besides being a medically advanced field that requires several years of study, it is also a field that … Continue reading