Born in Kamloops, Stephanie Warner grew up in Kimberley.
Speed, sex and moonshine
The pleasure in A Violent Streak is knowing Stephanie Warner will push the limit, according to reviewer Elee Kraljii Gardiner.
We encounter “the kinked garden hose/ of catastrophic thinking” and we share in the thrill of rushing towards a lover on a high speed train. FULL STORY
Harvey’s account evokes icy winds, malevolent rocks and environmental eyesores. He also writes of weird parallels between boating and brain… FULL STORY
Yen Lock. Ho Restaurant. Marco Polo Theatre Restaurant. “I remember the last time I ate at the Ho Inn, in… FULL STORY
On the same day he died, the Spring issue of B.C. BookWorld carried the news that Patrick Lane would be… FULL STORY
Perhaps it’s appropriate that our 500th review pays tribute to a veteran logger who saved an iconic Douglas fir, worth… FULL STORY
No matter what era, during eighty years the Métis people were sustained by the land–physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually.
The enlightened maritime laws of Hugo Grotius are all very well, but Across Oceans of Law avoids the stories of… FULL STORY
Packed with information on the skills needed to live a pioneer life, her North of Familiar is another memoir in… FULL STORY
Now Rob Taylor tells us what the poets are doing in pairs, combining mid-career writers with relative newcomers. Review by… FULL STORY
From Rinks to Regiments combines early 20th century pro hockey with an interest in the Canadian experience of the war… FULL STORY
While the Georgia Straight‘s first-ever cannabis editor extolls the benefits of marijuana—she also describes how unfair its prohibition has been…. FULL STORY
Former Vancouver Sun books editor Rebecca Wigod helps George Bowering satisfy his quest for literary posterity, consuming fifty volumes of… FULL STORY
Story sleuth and pundit Jack Knox is again on the BC Bestsellers List. Keith Norbury gives a thumbs up to… FULL STORY
Yosef Wosk: “I have come to appreciate all existence as a choreographed dance, a pas de deux of dynamic and… FULL STORY
“Out of the Woods is a treat to the eyes and hearts of west coasters,” says reviewer Grahame Ware. This… FULL STORY
In April, 1941, he wrote, “Japan is unlikely to enter the war.” In December, Japan bombed upon Pearl Harbor. No… FULL STORY
Winston approaches Saklikar’s poetic concerns by foregrounding his own unscientific love of words, especially from the world of beekeeping: queenright,… FULL STORY
Cattle brought to B.C. on the Okanagan Trail were a mix of British shorthorn and Spanish cattle from Mexico, via… FULL STORY
The novel’s depiction of the confusion and violence of the Congo is entirely convincing according to reviewer Paul Headrick.
Trudeau’s cabinet so liked the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project that they “bought the company” from Texas-based oil giant Kinder… FULL STORY