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Monica Meneghetti is a white European settler and child of Italian immigrants, born in the region of Treaty 7 (Calgary, Canada.) Her first book, What the Mouth Wants: A Memoir of Food, Love and Belonging (Dagger Editions) was a Lambda Literary Award finalist and Bi Book Award winner.


The Fifth:
A contemporary novel about polyamory, full of eclectic and refreshing characters navigating love, life, and desire among their chosen family.
"... a fly-on-the-wall view of the struggles and depth of what it takes to choose your family and stand by those relationships." ~ Kim Fu, author of The Lost Girls of Camp Forevermore
Finalist for the ReLit Award

WTMW: This mouth-watering, intimate and sensual memoir traces Monica's unique life journey through her relationship with food, family and love.
"In delicious bite-sized morsels, Monica Meneghetti serves up a feast of memory that will leave you richly satisfied - yet ravenous for more." ~ Susan Olding, author of Pathologies: A Life in Essays
Lambda Literary Award finalist and Bi Book Award-winner

Love me True: 27 creative nonfiction writers and 16 poets explore how marriage and committed relationships have challenged, shaped, supported and changed them. Top BC Bestseller of 2022.
"Funny, sad, poignant, diverse: this is an eloquent and entertaining exploration of the ways we wed, break up, find ourselves and one another." ~ Deborah Campbell, author of A Disappearance in Damascus
Top BC Bestseller of 2022

Here & Now: The most comprehensive volume yet of queer Italian-Canadian writing, and a milestone in Italian-Canadian studies and Canadian literature.
"... an impressive collection of work that offers both refreshing new perspectives, while also delving deeper into previously explored topics." ~ Montreal Review of Books