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



Warren Tallman

Veering Off Down Goof Lane [Georgia Straight, symptoms Vol. 12 No. 535, 1978] Warren Tallman was on the committee that… 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

Andreas Schroeder

ANDREAS SCHROEDER was born in Hoheneggelsen, Germany in 1946. He emigrated with his parents in 1951. He developed a keen… 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

Jane Rule #3

Canadian author, advice educator and activist Jane Rule’s kitchen overlooks a backyard surrounded on three sides by trees of nearly… FULL STORY

Harold Rhenisch

It’s a beautiful day in the Cariboo, full of sunshine, colour and wind. Turning off Highway 97 towards 108 Mile—-formerly… FULL STORY

Al Purdy

AL PURDY was born at Wooler, Ontario in 1918. He grew up in Trenton, Ontario, rode the freights to the… FULL STORY

Bud Osborn

BW: When did you start writing? OSBORN: In high school. I had a lot of trouble growing up, many kinds… FULL STORY

Toni Onley

by Robert H. Jones Long recognized as one of Canada's most popular landscape painters, Toni Onley is also known as… FULL STORY

Susan Musgrave

SUSAN MUSGRAVE was born in California of Canadian parents in 1951. She grew up in Victoria. In her earlier work… FULL STORY

Alice Munro

When Alice Munro resided in Clinton, Ontario, she was interviewed in 1978. T: Your writing is like the perfect literary… FULL STORY

Margaret Laurence

MARGARET LAURENCE was born in Neepawa, Manitoba in 1926. Educated in Winnipeg where she later worked as a labour reporter,… FULL STORY

Patrick Lane

PATRICK LANE was born in Nelson, BC in 1939. He grew up in the Okanagan region of the BC interior… FULL STORY

W.P. Kinsella

W.P. KINSELLA was born in Edmonton, Alberta in 1935. He passed his first ten years as an only child on… FULL STORY

W.P. Kinsella #3

For five straight years, W.P. Kinsella, the outspoken author of Shoeless Joe (aka Field of Dreams, the movie) has adjudicated… FULL STORY

Edith Iglauer

EDITH IGLAUER was born in Cleveland, Ohio. She married Philip Hamburger and raised two sons in New York. A frequent… FULL STORY

Adolf Hungry Wolf

BC BookWorld: Can you pinpoint where the process for The Blackfoot Papers (Good Medicine $300) began? Adolf Hungry Wolf: Right… FULL STORY

Pauline Holdstock

Pauline Holdstock’s fifth novel, Beyond Measure, (Cormorant $22.95) is a fanciful tale of slavery, art, love and mischief in 16th… FULL STORY

Jack Hodgins

JACK HODGINS was born in the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island in 1938. His primarily comic fictions reflect rather than… FULL STORY

Jack Hodgins #2

Jack Hodgins' Broken Ground (M&S $29.99) is being touted as a breakthrough. If so, this it's definitely not a trendy… FULL STORY

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