Casper wins Philip K. Dick Award

In her third novel, The Mercy Journals, Claudia Casper foretells Trump’s Wall in a post-apocalyptic story about people desperate to re-unite in the aftermath of North American strife due to a water crisis. FULL STORY


The voice of Joyce

After twenty-six years of publishing an environment news magazine, the Comox-based Watershed Sentinel has released its inaugural book, Beyond Banksters:… FULL STORY

Stonewall win for Coyote

Ivan Coyote has increasingly incorporated music into their public appearances and encouraged the use of the pronoun ‘their’ in place… FULL STORY

The Art of Arthur

Arthur (Art) Maitland Twigg was a proud British Columbian who self-published a hardcover history called Union Steamships Remembered 1920-1958, a… FULL STORY

Children of the Book

Born in Fort St. John in 1952, Lennard Island lightkeeper and BC BookWorld columnist Caroline Woodward was raised on her… FULL STORY

From Winnie to Ollie

Like many classics for young readers–Winnie the Pooh books, example–Paymaneh Ritchie’s My Name is Oliver, (Tellwell Publishing 2016 $6.99) was… FULL STORY

Row, bro

Greystone Books has acquired world English language rights for Rowing the Northwest Passage: Adventure, Fear, and Awe in a Rising… FULL STORY

Thien takes Giller

Madeleine Thien’s third novel, Do Not Say We Have Nothing (Knopf), has won the $100,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize after having… FULL STORY

Witness fitness

Nightwood Editions’ author Gregory Scofield has won  the $25,000 Latner Writers’ Trust Poetry Prize for a poet in mid-career in… FULL STORY

Courage in Damascus

Deborah Campbell’s second book, A Disappearance in Damascus: A Story of Friendship and Survival in the Shadow of War (Knopf… FULL STORY

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