Alan Twigg’s tribute to Rudolf Vrba

Rudolf Vrba, who escaped Auschwitz and co-authored a report saving 200,000 lives, remains unrecognized in Vancouver despite his significant historical impact. Alan Twigg (l.) seeks to change this.” FULL STORY

 

Paige’s dream

October 17th, 2015

Laura Langston’s tenth title since 1994, Stepping Out (Orca $9.95), traces the ambitions of an insecure, 15-year-old, disabled comedian, Paige Larsson, who attempts to graduate from the relative safety of being a YouTube comedy vlogger to competing on stage at a prestigious comedy festival in the world stand-up on stage. A former broadcaster now living in Victoria, Langston has  been a co-recipient of the $25,000 Kobzar™ Literary Award presented every two years to a Canadian writer who best presents a Ukrainian Canadian theme with literary merit through poetry, play, musical, fiction, non-fiction or young people’s literature. The prize is sponsored by the Ukrainian Canadian Foundation of Taras Shevchenko. Her winning title was Lesia’s Dream. 9781459808959

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