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The Big Swim: Book titles, covers and more big swimming
The summer’s poetry lay in deciding on a cover and title for my climate book The Big Swim while planning a new “big swim” to raise money for a climate adaptation project.
Aug 27th, 2014
Negotiating a book contract: free books and a pony
These articles on getting published are intended to encourage you with YOUR book by taking you through my ups and downs as a first time author.
Aug 21st, 2014
Publisher accepts climate book The Big Swim: Sometimes dreams really do come true
Sometimes dreams really do come true, like having New Society Publishers accept my climate book for publication. And then what?
Jul 24th, 2014
Getting my book on climate change published: Nerves in patterns on a screen
The emotional landscape of trying to get published surprised me: why was I more anxious about a publisher accepting my manuscript than about it being rejected?
Jul 16th, 2014
I got a book contract! And I bet you can, too.
A lot of friendship and mentoring went into "The Big Swim," which will be published by New Society Publishers in February, 2015.
Jun 30th, 2014
Two local authors snag double wins at BC Book Prizes gala
Literary surprises at the annual BC Book Prizes Gala, which awards eight prizes for literary excellence in the province.
May 7th, 2014
Residential school memoir receives book award for social awareness
Chief Bev Sellars won the 2014 George Ryga Award for Social Awareness for her book, "They Called Me Number One".
May 3rd, 2014
BC Book Prizes announce 30th annual shortlist
The 2014 BC Book Prizes shortlist includes several new authors as well as literary veterans in seven categories, celebrating BC writers and publishers.
Mar 14th, 2014
Vancouver Writers Fest's Spring reading series in full swing
The Incite reading series is an exploration of books and ideas featuring national and international authors.
Feb 8th, 2014
Oh, My Darling: Shaena Lambert's short story collection up for CBC Bookie Award
Vancouver author Shaena Lambert is on a roll.
Jan 29th, 2014