R.I.P Irene Howard (1922 – 2023)

“Irene Howard (left) wrote an important bio of  the first woman to be elected to Vancouver City Council. But she is probably best known for the memoir about her immigrant mining family.FULL STORY




Fisher gets history award

Historian, academic and author, Robin Fisher (pictured at right) has been awarded the 2022 Lieutenant Governor’s Medal for Historical Writing… FULL STORY

Sasquatch researcher bio

Stories of Sasquatch, also known as Bigfoot, endure in popular culture, Indigenous stories and folklore. People continue to report sightings… 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

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