Immigrant story shortlisted for Rubery

A man leaves his family in Japan to work in Canada, only to be confined in a WW2 internment camp. What happens next is the subject of a shortlisted novel by Kunio Yamagishi (left). FULL STORY

Twin births and grizzlies

His expressionist work Thanks for Giving has just been released by Talonbooks, along with Joan MacLeod’s realist play, Gracie, both… FULL STORY

Tweets are easy

“If you genuinely believe Alan Twigg is somehow not an ‘ally’ of indigenous people, you have absolutely no idea of… FULL STORY

Ranch in the Slocan

Cole Harris has long suggested that social change in settler societies has come about through geographical change. Ranch in the… FULL STORY

The suitcase and the jar

Reviewer Carys Cragg calls Livingston’s journey, told in The Suitcase and the Jar, “masterfully overwhelming and at once heartbreaking and stunningly… FULL STORY

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