Fertig’s new poems

“Poet, publisher and long-time supporter of the writing community, Salt Spring Island-based Mona Fertig (left) has released her first collection of poems in 14 years.” FULL STORY


Shachi Kaushik

November 09th, 2023

Follow little Priya’s story about celebrating the festival of lights after moving to the United States, in Diwali in My New Home (Beaming Books $25.99) by author Shachi Kaushik. Written for children from ages five to eight, the narrative describes Priya’s journey with navigating the celebration of her favourite holiday in a country where no one seems to know about it. Despite missing the traditions held in India, she decides to share the beautiful rangoli art, traditional Indian delicacies, fireworks and everything that makes Diwali special with her neighbours. Kaushik is a children’s media enthusiast, writer and storyteller. Raised in India, she currently lives in Vancouver. 9781506484075

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