Alan Twigg’s tribute to Rudolf Vrba

Rudolf Vrba, who escaped Auschwitz and co-authored a report saving 200,000 lives, remains unrecognized in Vancouver despite his significant historical impact. Alan Twigg (l.) seeks to change this.” FULL STORY



The Silent Sisterhood

Charles Lillard, author and Pacific Northwest literary enthusiast, was a regular contributor to BC BookWorld. Though somewhat erratic in his… FULL STORY

Why Poetry Matters

“Poetry doesn’t matter to most people,” writes Jay Parini, poet, novelist and professor of English at Middlebury College, Vermont. “Most… FULL STORY

Noam Chomsky

On the wall in Noam Chomsky’s book-strewn office at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston there is a large… FULL STORY

Pierre Coupey

The North Van-dals [This interview with Pierre Coupey was prepared for Moodyville, a 2009 issue of The Capilano Review, about… FULL STORY

Why I self-published

Peter Grauer’s exhaustive account of American bandit Bill Miner’s years in British Columbia—in the venerable do-it-yourself tradition of George Nicholson’s… FULL STORY

Tiffany Stone

BCBW: Have you always enjoyed “nonsense” verse? STONE: Yes. My mum was British (and a teacher) so she read me… FULL STORY

Jane Rule #2

Q: Talk a bit, prostate if you would, about what you think are the most important things about a relationship…. FULL STORY

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