Coast Salish art book gets civic boost

Susan Point (right), beside Vancouver poet laureate Christie Charles, reacts to news that a book on her art, written by Robert D. Watt, has won the 2019 City of Vancouver Book Award. FULL STORY

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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

Smithers book wins top prize

The BC Lieutenant Governor’s Medal for historical writing and $2,500 has been awarded to Tyler McCreary for Shared Histories: Witsuwit’en-Settler… FULL STORY

Labour love not lost

A new generation is being introduced to a tumultuous, six-week struggle in Winnipeg when more than 30,000 strikers battled police,… FULL STORY

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