Williams and Robinson

Giller Prize-winner Ian Williams (l.) will be in conversation with the U.S.’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Marilyn Robinson on writing craft, themes and the power of fiction at the Vancouver Writers Fest. FULL STORY

Prehistoric friends

September 04th, 2020

Filmmaker and author Rebecca Wood Barrett wrote the kidlit book for ages 8 – 10, My Best Friend is Extinct (Orca $10.95), due out in March 2021, about a young boy who befriends a strange prehistoric-like creature during a major snowstorm. Illustrations are by Cornelia Li. Barrett has published short fiction in literary journals such as Room and Antigonish Review and has an MFA in creative writing from UBC. She lives in Whistler. 9781459824423

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