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UBC students mobilize to make climate change an election...
Chris Hedges compares extractive industry to sexual...
Time for change in Vancouver East, and in Ottawa
Feds stifle media questions around oil sands' toxic...
Ottawa runs $1.3B surplus in first 10 months of fiscal year...
Lawyers seek ruling on whether judges can dictate religious...
Vancouver International Auto Show goes green
Heiltsuk will risk arrest to blockade herring boats, warns...
No to Will Ferrell in Get Hard; yes to Queen & Country...
BCCLA presses watchdog on CSIS records about Northern...
BC Book Prizes announces 2015 literary award shortlists
The 2015 BC Book Prizes shortlist awards prizes in seven categories, celebrating BC writers, illustrators, and publishers.
Mar 11th, 2015
Award-winning novelist Steven Galloway on magic and memories
UBC Creative Writing Associate Professor and Award-winning novelist Steven Galloway talks about his most recent book, "The Confabulist" and his writing process.
Feb 20th, 2015
"The New Creation Story" by Andrew Beath a powerful read on ecological consciousness
A dense, information-rich book, Andrew Beath's The New Creation Story is well worth reading for people who are interested in the large scale shift that civilization is undergoing today as a...
Dec 14th, 2014
North Korean defector recalls her journey to freedom in new memoir
“I wanted to talk about the kind of humanity and love that was still possible between people in inhumane conditions,” says author Lucia Jang.
Nov 20th, 2014
Record attendance and revenues wrap up Vancouver Writers Fest
Breaking all previous attendance and revenue records, the Vancouver Writers Fest wrapped up Sunday with a ticket count of more than 16,350, a record-setting 84 events and revenues up more than 14%. “...
Oct 28th, 2014
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