Books

Horseshoe Bay, Bowen Island, photograph, Alan Sirulnikoff, landscape, marine

Knowing the Salish Sea may lead to its protection

Washington-based scientist-authors speak at Aquarium on their newly released book on the Salish Sea

Bestselling author John Vaillant's road to "The Jaguar's Children"

Vancouver Author John Vaillant discusses his latest book, "The Jaguar's Children," and how he became a best selling writer.
Mary-Ann Yazedjian and Talia at Book Warehouse on Main Street

Independent bookstore celebration on May 2 joined by authors nationwide

Inaugural Canadian Authors for Indies Day launches May 2
Patrick Lane is shortlisted for the 2015 Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize

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.

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.
Photo by G. Couch

"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...
Stars Between The Sun and Moon author Lucia Jang

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.

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%. “...
Swimming and climate change meet again

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.
Endurance sports: Swimming, writing and getting published

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.