Literature

Canadian author Ruth Ozeki wins Russian literary award from heir of Leo Tolstoy

Canadian author wins prestigious Russian literary award from Leo Tolstoy's great-great grandson.

Tammy needs more laughs, and Gore Vidal puts barbs into 4th of July

Susan Sarandon and Melissa McCarthy take a road trip without even a nod to Thelma and Louise

To e- or not to e-(Book): when writers take on the publishing world

Something in me still misses seeing my book in the window of a bookstore, owned by someone who knows my name.

To e- or not to e-(Book)

An author explores the pitfalls -- and unexpected benefits -- of publishing work in e-book form.

Remembering American poet Adrienne Rich

"It's in the writing of a poem that you find out what you're not saying." Adrienne Rich

Read naked much?

Who knew reading naked could be so much fun?

Vuong-Riddick Explores History in her New Book, The Evergreen Country: A Memoir of Vietnam

Vancouver's Thuong Vuong-Riddick was born in Hanoi, but educated in Montreal and France with a BA in Philosophy and Literature. She is the author of the book, "The Evergreen Country: A Memoir of...

Notes on a World Class City: Vancouver's Poet Laureate Explains Why He Declined to Participate in Olympic Celebrations

In the early 1950s when George Woodcock moved to Vancouver there were few fellow writers and virtually no publishers in the city. By 1994, the year in which Woodcock was awarded the Freedom of the...

Torch Relay Day 20, Special Dominion Olympic Issue, Olympic Reads, Local Home Rentals: Today's Olympic Round Up

Hockey star Sidney Crosby to carry Olympic torch in downtown Halifax Crosby, born in Cole Harbour, N.S., is one of 12,000 torchbearers who will carry the 2010 flame across Canada as part of...

3 Day Novels in progress

All over the Lower Mainland and out on the islands, and across the continent, and throughout the world, writers are pounding out novels at breakneck speed. The 3 Day Novel Contest is happening now...