Margaret Ormsby, catalyst & mentor

As one of Canada’s first accredited female historians, Ormsby’s first desk as a professor in 1940 was in the women’s washroom at McMaster. Now she’s the namesake for The Ormsby Review. FULL STORY


Reading Reid

Anvil Press, in collaboration with Pandora’s Collective, is launching a posthumous book by Jamie Reid, A Temporary Stranger, on Thursday,… FULL STORY

Douglas Gibson returns

He hasn’t quite got to the Stompin’ Tom or Peter Gzowski level yet, but former publisher and editor extraordinaire Douglas… FULL STORY

Jamaica bound

Lorna Goodison of Halfmoon Bay will be installed in her new position as Poet Laureate of Jamaica for a three-year… FULL STORY

More Normal

The Whistler Writers Festival keeps expanding. Good for them. They feature B.C. authors. Their Spring Reading Series is augmented by… FULL STORY

Lori lauded

Vancouver author and bee educator Lori Weidenhammer has won a National Outdoor Book Award for Victory Gardens for Bees: A… FULL STORY

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