Florence, Dante and Me

In the early 1960s, when all things European were hip, a UBC student went to Italy for a year to study Dante. His letters home are the subject of a new book. Review by Beverly Cramp. FULL STORY


Noteworthy hangings

Nancy J. Hughes’s second book, Found Art of the Clans Erskine & Holland 1710-1965 (Victoria: Wildflower Publishing House, 2017 $30)… FULL STORY

Wild Wood

Robert Julian Wood has been a professional architect, a pioneering mountaineer, an organizer of ocean-to-alpine expeditions, an instructor of wilderness… FULL STORY

Rhythm & bruise

The rise of Vancouver-born Eliza Robertson has been meteoric. In 2013, Robertson accepted the Commonwealth Short Story Prize from John… FULL STORY

Here Be Dragons in Alberta

Carolyn Dale, a retired veterinarian and flight instructor, has self-published numerous mystery novels and an autobiography. A short story written… FULL STORY

Sparking haiku poetry

Haiku specialist and author of five collections of poetry as well as five chapbooks of haiku poetry, Terry Ann Carter… FULL STORY

Joan Skogan (1945-2017)

An intrepid researcher and a conscientious writer, she will be much missed by those who knew her fascinating, passionate nature…. FULL STORY

Righting a past wrong

Victoria-based Christine Hart has published her fourth novel, Secrets From Myself (Dancing Cat 2017) about a 11-year old Katelyn who… FULL STORY

Flood’s new collection

Cynthia Flood’s new collection, What Can You Do: Stories (Biblioasis $19.95) contains 12 short stories featuring couples negotiating new terms… FULL STORY

Elaine Marie Gallagher

After a career spent in academia, Elaine Marie Gallagher, RN, PhD, began work on a historical novel Sisterships (self published,… FULL STORY

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