Mynett wins the Ryga Award

Geoff Mynett’s (left) deeply-researched book on a doctor who brought medical care & the first hospital to Northern B.C. in the early 1900s, has won the George Ryga Award for social awareness in literature. FULL STORY

Loneliness and alcohol

March 15th, 2021

Burnaby’s Aidan Chafe follows up his first collection of poetry Short Histories of Light (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2016) with Gospel Drunk (University of Alberta Press $19.99), one person’s journey to find clarity and identity as he contemplates his Catholic upbringing and struggles with loneliness and alcohol addiction. Chafe’s work has appeared in journals and literary magazines in Canada, United States, England and Australia. 978-1-77212-546-7

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