Yucho Chow re-discovered

“Author and curator, Catherine Clement (left) has won B.C.’s top award for historical writing for her book about an early Vancouver photographer whose work was almost forgotten.” FULL STORY


Poetry at 90

“My early poems, written in my late twenties and thirties,” says Naomi Beth Wakan in Wind on the Heath (Shanti… FULL STORY

Witty advice from the dead

Former reporter, Tamara Vukusic of Kamloops has written obittersweet: Life Lessons from Obituaries (Mosaic Press $24.95), a collection of essays… FULL STORY

Guilt & innocence

At the start of WW2, a young German Canadian girl, Eva, living in the Okanagan, gets a new friend when… FULL STORY

Strange new world

Barbara Black’s genre-bending debut short story collection Music from a Strange Planet (Caitlin $22.95) deals with identity and emotional attachment,… FULL STORY

Dear Ivan

For an inveterate traveler and performer like Ivan Coyote, the Covid-19 pandemic initially proved to be confining. The non-binary writer… FULL STORY

A Syrian meal for cheer

Vancouver author, activist and former Syrian refugee, Danny Ramadan has published his first children’s book, Salma the Syrian Chef (Annick… FULL STORY

Oy Vey! shortlist

Susin Nielsen’s Princess Puffybottom and Darryl (Penguin Random House $21.99) has been shortlisted for a 2020 Joan Betty Stuchner –… FULL STORY

The River Answers

Bowen Island poet Jude Neale’s eighth collection of poems, The River Answers (Ekstasis $23.95) is “full of questions that make… FULL STORY

Battling Great Old Ones

Monsters! Mini-subs! H.P. Lovecraft reading poetry at Pender Harbour’s Egmont pub on open mic night! These all feature in David… FULL STORY

Big reader

A lifelong reader of books, always with a book on the go, Victoria-based Susan Olding has written a collection of… FULL STORY

Beat reading

Deep Cove author, Trevor Carolan is set to be part of a new YouTube Spotlight concert series when he livestreams… FULL STORY

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