Baker, homemaker, risk taker

A single mom with a humdrum romance gets the gumption to return to school, learn how to start her own business and prevail as the best cookie maker in town. Gail Anderson-Dargatz tells the tale. FULL STORY

NEWS & EVENTS

Brunching capital

Victoria was named Brunch Capital of Canada by the Food Network, so maybe it’s not entirely surprising that Westcoast food… FULL STORY

Airstreams Elegies

Toby Snelgrove of Mayne Island feelanced for the Vancouver Courier in the 1980s as a photographer, then became the photojournalist… FULL STORY

Trilogy completed

At age 80, Bruce Fraser will be touring in the Spring of 2018 to promote his third novel in Kamloops,… FULL STORY

Five Indigenous writers

EVENT Magazine presents “Aboriginal Voices: an evening of poetry & prose,” featuring readings and discussion by five exciting Aboriginal writers:… FULL STORY

A contemporary adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s Little Eyolf, Hiro Kanagawa’s play Indian Arm (Playwrights Canada 2016) will be accorded the… FULL STORY

Pitts stops

Some applause is in order. Publisher Mona Fertig on Salt Spring, despite her ongoing differences with funding agencies, has managed… FULL STORY

Uphill all the way

Previously a mayor of Fernie, Thomas Uphill (at right) was B.C.’s longest serving MLA from 1920-1960. His political career began… FULL STORY

Thanh & Ruurs triumph

Yasuko Thanh has won the 14th annual, $5,000, City of Victoria Butler Book Prize for Mysterious Fragrance of the Yellow… FULL STORY

Beat goes on

Grammas sit in chairs and reminisce. A few of the old Beat poets are still left standing. Take, for example,… FULL STORY

Same old story

Only seven B.C. writers were shortlisted for major, national literary awards this fall. Only one of these was published from… FULL STORY

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