Musgrave gets Woodcock Award

“The hard-working and prolific writer of more than 30 books of poetry, fiction, non-fiction and children’s literature, Susan Musgrave (left) will receive the George Woodcock Award this year.FULL STORY



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Vegetable power

Vesanto Melina (at right with Brenda Davis), a Vancouver-based registered dietitian, has written numerous books on being vegetarian as well… FULL STORY

Musgrave gets Woodcock Award

Nominated for three Governor General’s Awards, Susan Musgrave’s witty, observant and insightful work has received much recognition including the $20,000… FULL STORY

Grazie, Graziana

Award-winning playwright and actress Lucia Frangione has released her debut novel, Grazie (Talonbooks $19.95) about a mother, Graziana who ends… FULL STORY

Poems line by line

An upcoming author talk by Renée Sarojini Saklikar (at right), sponsored by the Canadian Authors Association, reviews her poetry and… FULL STORY

Vegan success

While earning her degree in English Literature, Sandra Nomoto published poetry in literary journals and film reviews online. At twenty-five,… FULL STORY

The fishwife

Born and raised on the prairies, Margot Fedoruk knew little about seafood. That all changed when she went to BC… FULL STORY

Librarian, musician and cat photographer, Hazel Jane Plante has released her second novel, Any Other City (Arsenal Pulp $22.95), a… FULL STORY

Mermaid of the Pacific

For over 25 years, Amanda Swinimer has hand harvested seaweed off the west of Vancouver Island, supplying health food stores… FULL STORY

North Pacific borderlands

Recently retired SFU history prof, Andrea Geiger has written Converging Empires: Citizens & Subjects in the North Pacific Borderlands, 1867-1945,… FULL STORY

Avast ye matey!

Under the Banner King of Death (Beacon Press $17.95), by David Lester (at right) & Marcus Rediker, features an African… FULL STORY

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