R.I.P. Alice Munro (1931 – 2024)

“Compared to Anton Chekhov for her peerless short stories for which she won a Nobel Prize for Literature in 2013, Alice Munro (left) has died.FULL STORY



Captors and captives

Review by Alan Twigg Having served as an international medical health consultant throughout east Africa and much of Asia, Vancouverite… FULL STORY

Anger in ᓀᐦᐃᔭᐍᐏᐣ nêhiyawêwin

by Carellin Brooks Wanda John-Kehewin’s third book, Spells, Wishes, and the Talking Dead: ᒪᒪᐦᑖᐃᐧᓯᐃᐧᐣ ᐸᑯᓭᔨᒧᐤ ᓂᑭᐦᒋ ᐋᓂᐢᑯᑖᐹᐣ mamahtâwisiwin, pakosêyimow, nikihci-âniskotâpân… FULL STORY

Reflections of a life lived

The word “elegiac” springs readily to mind when turning to Rhonda Batchelor’s new collection Allow Me: Poems 2000-2020 (Ekstasis $23.95)…. FULL STORY

Blue moon love

A pioneer in the field of neurotherapy, Vancouver’s Dr. Paul Swingle has written a novella, Silhouette (Yellow Bike Press, 2021) that… FULL STORY

A-Knitting we will go

Sylvia Olsen has been publishing books since 2002, starting with the teen novel, No Time to Say Goodbye: Children’s Stories of… FULL STORY

Dear man

Jude Neale’s latest collection of poetry The River Answers (Ekstasis $23.95) contains “love songs to strangers and anthems for the… FULL STORY

The meaning of no

With the onset of #MeToo and the backlash against sexual assault, it should be getting safer for women of all… FULL STORY

The girl who howled

In Teoni Spathelfer’s debut picture book, Little Wolf (Heritage $19.95) for young readers aged 4 – 8, a girl leaves… FULL STORY

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