This little bear went to Stanley Park

“The late Alasdair Cairns Russell (l.) created a character about a Whistler bear cub that travelled to Vancouver in a garbage truck. A book inspired by his notes and drawings has now been published by his mother.” FULL STORY

Caregiver

August 09th, 2021

“What job could be more important than caring for your husband?” a doctor says to the poet Jane Munro when her husband of twenty years is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. Munro reveals the pain of watching a partner approach death as well as the exhaustion of caretaking and the regret in seeing one’s life narrow and diminish in her memoir Open Every Window (D&M $28.95 h.c.) due in September. Munro’s collection of poems Blue Sonoma (Brick Books, 2014) won the 2015 Griffin Poetry Prize. Based in Vancouver, Munro has taught creative writing at universities across B.C. and given readings around the world. 9781771622967   

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