Williams and Robinson

Giller Prize-winner Ian Williams (l.) will be in conversation with the U.S.’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Marilyn Robinson on writing craft, themes and the power of fiction at the Vancouver Writers Fest. FULL STORY

NEWS & EVENTS

Fed’s new president

The Federation of British Columbia Writers has elected Jacqueline Carmichael as its new president. She replaces Keith Liggett, who stepped down… FULL STORY

Wheeler dealers

Jesse Donaldson’s new book, Land of Destiny: A History of Vancouver Real Estate (Anvil $20) will be launched December 19…. FULL STORY

Williams wins Giller

UBC assistant professor of poetry in the Creative Writing program, Ian Williams is $100,000 richer having won the lucrative Scotiabank… FULL STORY

Kogawa’s new story app

Vancouver’s Joy Kogawa has embraced the latest story-telling technology with her new narrative, East of the Rockies, which was produced… FULL STORY

Call for Submissions

THE BASIL STUART-STUBBS PRIZE FOR OUTSTANDING SCHOLARLY BOOK ON BRITISH COLUMBIA Established in memory of Basil Stuart-Stubbs (pictured at right),… FULL STORY

Here we go, a-Carolan

Christ Church Cathedral has invited jazz guitar great Henry Young, poet Trevor Carolan and Marlowe Ferris to provide a concert… FULL STORY

Thumbs up for Shut Up

Téa Mutonji’s debut story collection, Shut Up You’re Pretty (VS. Books $17.95), not only gets our vote for best ‘title’… FULL STORY

In Rhino We Trust

Dave Butler of Cranbrook is a pathfinder in the new field of eco-fiction. Born in Penticton, he is a retired… FULL STORY

Agnes, not of God

Sarah Leavitt’s second graphic novel, Agnes, Murderess (Freehand 2019), is based on the folk legend of a roadhouse owner, madam… FULL STORY

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