From page to stage

Reviewer Ginny Ratsoy reports a new book touting the merits of Bard on the Beach will please everyone who can’t get enough of artistic director Christopher Gaze FULL STORY


Flood’s new collection

Cynthia Flood’s new collection, What Can You Do: Stories (Biblioasis $19.95) contains 12 short stories featuring couples negotiating new terms… FULL STORY

Elaine Marie Gallagher

After a career spent in academia, Elaine Marie Gallagher, RN, PhD, began work on a historical novel Sisterships (self published,… FULL STORY

Karlene Faith obituary

by Beverly Cramp and Starla Anderson* Born in 1938 in Aylsham, Saskatchewan, Karlene Faith co-founded the revolutionary Santa Cruz Women’s… FULL STORY

Advice for earthlings

Also a musician, composer, entrepreneur, retired lawyer and philanthropist, John Lefebvre of Saltspring Island is a former director of the… FULL STORY

Bach is back

While working on her MFA at UBC, Mette Bach first examined growing up in North Delta in the 1980s for… FULL STORY

Le Bel epoque

In 2017, songstress and poet Pauline Le Bel has launched a series of reconciliation events in collaboration with the Bowen… FULL STORY

Talking the walk

Between 1986 and 2011, the aptly named Derek Walker Youngs devoted much of his life to peace, leading to his… FULL STORY

From Barbados to B.C.

In her first published collection of poetry, Thin Air of the Knowable (Brick $20), Wendy Donawa writes of the physical… FULL STORY


Once upon a time there were practical skills such as how to change a carburator or pluck a chicken. We… FULL STORY

The boys in the van

As a pop music aficionado, Grant Lawrence must have known before he decided to publish his memoir of being lead… FULL STORY

Fir Valley

Jason Turner of Vancouver is a comic book artist whose first graphic novel, Fir Valley (2017), is set in North… FULL STORY

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