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




Damon and the crow

In her YA graphic novel, Visions of the Crow (Highwater Press $23.95), volume one in the series Dreams, Wanda John-Kehewin… FULL STORY

Alienated teens

Gurjinder Basran takes on the perils of social media in her third novel, Help! I’m Alive (ECW $22.95). When video… FULL STORY

An island tragedy

Born and raised in Barbados, Jasmine Sealy is now based in Vancouver where she has written her debut novel, The… FULL STORY

The mighty Métis

Métis activists and authors, George and Terry Goulet (at right) have published their fourth book about Métis people, Along the Métis… FULL STORY

Book reading events

Cathalynn Labonté-Smith, author of Rescue Me: Behind the Scenes of Search and Rescue (Caitlin $26) will be reading from the… FULL STORY

War, justice and revenge

The Memory Seeker (Black Rose $22.95) to be released in February, 2023 is Ronald Niezen’s first novel. When Dutch-Canadian Peter… FULL STORY

Wag’s journey

Randy “Wag” Wagner was looking forward to a new career as a soon-to-be Boston Pizza franchise owner, when he ran… FULL STORY

Search and Rescue

Whether adventuring in deserts or woods, mountains or swamps—whatever the locale—there’s likely a Search and Rescue team nearby, ready to… FULL STORY

Piper & Kayla

In her eighth title, the picture book, I Can, Too! (Scholastic Canada $8.99) for ages 3 – 7, Karen Autio… FULL STORY

Tim Crich

Vancouver-based Tim Crich’s Assistant Engineers Handbook (Black ink Publishing) — required reading in audio schools across North America – was… FULL STORY

War and friendship

Stewart Goodings, chairman of the Denman Island Writers Festival has released his debut novel, My Friend, My Enemy (FriesenPress $23)… FULL STORY

Mid-life crisis journal

In Paula Holdstock’s ninth novel, Confessions with Keith: From the Journals of Vita Glass (Biblioasis $22.95) a mother and writer… FULL STORY

Mind the thorns

“This late in our lives, we know enough to be grateful,” writes Evelyn Lau in Cactus Gardens (Anvil $18), her… FULL STORY

Harold Macy

Harold Macy has added a third title to his list of published works, All the Bears Sing (Harbour Publishing $24.95)…. FULL STORY

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