Becoming a better animal

“In her acceptance speech for the George Ryga Award, wild salmon activist Alexandra Morton (left) says humans have to learn how to fit into this planet & stop destroying so much around us.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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