R.I.P Irene Howard (1922 – 2023)

“Irene Howard (left) wrote an important bio of  the first woman to be elected to Vancouver City Council. But she is probably best known for the memoir about her immigrant mining family.FULL STORY



Impossibly big footsteps

March 18th, 2020

Sarah Louise Butler published her debut novel, The Wild Heavens (D&M $22.95) about a girl and her grandfather discovering an impossibly large set of footprints and becoming obsessed with the nine-foot tall creature that made them. The obsession stays with the girl from childhood to motherhood, and later into middle age. Publicity states the story, “pays tribute to the magic and unfathomable mystery of the natural world.” Butler has published short fiction in Room magazine, has a degree in earth sciences, and has volunteered in wildlife research. She lives in Nelson.

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