Honouring everyday anxieties

With her latest book of poems, Practical Anxiety, Heidi Greco has followed up W.H. Auden’s Age of Anxiety (1947) with her evocations of personal, domestic stress. REVIEW

George Bowering as a rising academic in Montreal who became a notoriously hard marker at SFU.


He Speaks Volumes – a biography

Mr. Prolific, The Boy, The Husband, Mr. Baseball, The Poet Laureate, The Old Gink. George Bowering gets his due.

Former Vancouver Sun books editor Rebecca Wigod helps George Bowering satisfy his quest for literary posterity, consuming fifty volumes of his diaries. FULL STORY

The bard and the bees

Winston approaches Saklikar’s poetic concerns by foregrounding his own unscientific love of words, especially from the world of beekeeping: queenright,… FULL STORY

The cattle cometh

Cattle brought to B.C. on the Okanagan Trail were a mix of British shorthorn and Spanish cattle from Mexico, via… FULL STORY

RBCM: a dualistic museum

An intriguing overview by Patricia Roy (left), The Collectors shows how the Royal B.C. Museum’s unsung curators have since developed… FULL STORY

Two writes of the Passage

Christopher Wright, author of Arctic Cargo, reviews Ken Burton’s Canada’s Arctic and Kevin Vallely’s Rowing the Northwest Passage. Rowing the… FULL STORY

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