Memoir as poetry

Sharon Thesen (l.) collaborated with wig-maker Janet Gallant to write a long poem about Gallant’s life after her mother left her with an abusive father at age three and later finding out she was bi-racial. FULL STORY

AUTHORS & BOOKS

The ‘burbs

Taryn Hubbard’s first collection of poems, Desire Path (Talonbooks $16.95) speaks to the urge to explore home in the suburbs;… FULL STORY

Fox the potter

One of B.C.’s senior potters, Mary Fox has written: My Life as a Potter: Stories and Techniques (Harbour $44.95), part… FULL STORY

Able to lead

Victoria-based Benjamin Isitt has co-authored with Ravi Malhotra Able to Lead: Disablement, Radicalism, and the Political Life of E.T. Kingsley… FULL STORY

Odyssey across Canada

Magda’s Odyssey (Gracesprings Collective $21.95), Deanna Kawatski’s eighth book, is a YA novel about a 14-year-old girl who sets off across… FULL STORY

Rock band stowaway

Vancouver author and TV producer, Andrea Fehsenfeld has published A Rainbow Like You (Free Form $15.99) about a fictional touring… FULL STORY

Life with autism

Teresa Hedley’s debut book, What’s Not Allowed? A Family Journey with Autism (Wintertickle Press $25.95) is about her autistic son,… FULL STORY

Celebrity traps

Failed musician, Tony Vicar saves a car accident victim and is suddenly rocketed from complete unknown to a legend in… FULL STORY

Repressed memories

Recovering from a near-fatal accident on her 27th birthday, up and coming artist, Eve Gold is desperate to return to… FULL STORY

Dismantling white supremacy

Trained attorney, racial justice educator and writer Rachel Ricketts offers advice in Do Better: Spiritual Activism for Fighting and Healing from… FULL STORY

Love Alzheimer’s-style

Years after retiring from his 35-year newspaper reporting career, Bruce McLean published his debut novel The Mañana Treehouse (Thistledown $20)… FULL STORY

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