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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.

Ruth Ozeki in Vancouver, BC with the Vancouver Observer: bullying the big wave

Ruth Ozeki had just finished writing a novel about a Japanese teenager, when everything about Japan changed. It was March 2011, and a powerful earthquake and ensuing tsunami shook up the country, and...

Meet Ruth Ozeki, author of New York Times bestseller "Tale for The Time Being" Tuesday at Anza Club

A snarky but suicidal Japanese schoolgirl writes a diary about her chaotic "last days" in the heart of Tokyo's Electric City. On the other side of the world on a remote island in British...

Yukiko Onley exhibit at Pendulum Gallery: The Face of the Artist

Renowned Vancouver photographer Yukiko Onley turns her camera lens on some of Canada’s most creative personalities in The Face of the Artist: Portraits of Cultural Creatives by Yukiko Onley....

Photos in smokey evening light

Smoke from fires in the interior billowed up into Desolation Sound and the inlet in front of the Cove Restaurant on Cortes Island creating an eerie, beautiful backdrop for photographs. I took advanta

Great Google juice tips from Michael Tippett

What's the question people are asking. Know what it is. Then own the answer. This advice comes from Michael Tippett, the man behind one of Vancouver's greatest internet business success stories. At W

A beloved novelist's list of tips for writing for the web

"Capture, capture, capture!" writes Ruth Ozeki in a blog post for the Hollyhock Writing for the Web workshop taking place this weekend on Cortes Island. "If you want to write, you should get into the...

How to make your Tweet go viral

And other thoughts from my writing for the web workshop at Hollyhock...