R.I.P. Anne Cameron (1938 – 2022)

The writing voice of Anne Cameron (left) will remain as unmistakable as the singing voice of Buffy Sainte-Marie or Joni Mitchell. See obituary here.FULL STORY

 

 

Miners depicted on the dangerous crossing of the Fraser River in 1858.


Dreams of glory, lives of hardship

Newly discovered diaries reveal the brutal lives of miners during the 1858 Fraser River gold rush in BC.

If the miners were lucky, they could find enough gold to buy a home or build a business. But gold is rare even in good locations and, in the end, many miners did not even cover their expenses. FULL STORY

The quiet reckoning

Reviewing The Quiet In Me: Poems by Patrick Lane, Trevor Carolan writes “This is the receding artist’s sayonara, when love… FULL STORY

Risky ventures

Here Edwin Wong chats with BCBookLook about his passion for theatre and the books he has recently written about “Risk… FULL STORY

Science NOT silence

When the elements of survival we all depend on are threatened, people’s health, well-being and even their lives are also… FULL STORY

Boy’s best friend

Author Darren Groth, an advocate for neurodiversity in literature based the boy, Kasper and dog, Tao on his son and… FULL STORY

Going for Wayman

Wayman helped bring into being a new movement of “work poetry” in North America, and was a co-founder and prominent… FULL STORY

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