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Prophet and loss; a parable
EMV brings Missa Darwin to Christ Church
BAC's "Illusionists" -- magic unrealism
A pop star as a diva, a French hit transferred to New York...
"Full Light" at end of long, dark tunnel
Counting violence against women
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"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
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