ᓂᑲᐃᐧᕀ Drank herself gone

“Wanda John-Kehewin (at left) uses words in both Cree and English to find her righteous anger and fight colonial oppression in her latest collection of poetry. Reviewed here by Carellin Brooks.FULL STORY




Spring reading event

As part of its year-round programming, the Whistler Writers Festival is holding its spring event on June 15, which combines… FULL STORY

WIBA 2023 shortlist

The shortlisted nominees for the 2023 Whistler Independent Book Awards (WIBA)  are: The fiction nominees are: Renny DeGroot for Heritage House… FULL STORY

Chocolate Lily winners

Here are the 2023 Chocolate Lily Awards: -Novel Category: My Best Friend is Extinct (Orca $10.95) by Rebecca Wood Barrett (pictured… FULL STORY

What’s in a name?

Kumtuks (Chinook word for “knowledge”) has posted a new video about the Vancouver School Board’s approach to BC History. The… FULL STORY

Ryga Award shortlist

Five writers have been shortlisted for the 2023 George Ryga Award for Social Awareness in Literature (Ryga pictured at right)…. FULL STORY

Musgrave gets Woodcock Award

Nominated for three Governor General’s Awards, Susan Musgrave’s witty, observant and insightful work has received much recognition including the $20,000… FULL STORY

Poems line by line

An upcoming author talk by Renée Sarojini Saklikar (at right), sponsored by the Canadian Authors Association, reviews her poetry and… FULL STORY

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