VS Books - Arsenal Pulp Press and Vivek Shraya imprint

VS Books: Arsenal Pulp Press & Vivek Shraya create space and supports for underrepresented & emerging writers

The recently announced collaboration with Vivek Shraya and Arsenal Pulp Press is an imprint that includes mentorship and a publishing contract.

Behind the Scenes, Featured

“It Is Happening”: Reflections from UBC Press on launching a new website

Building a website for a book publisher is a frustrating task. 5 Tips from Someone Who Knows Basically Nothing About It.

News Bites

BC Bestsellers | August 12, 2017

The BC Bestseller List is compiled using sales data from more than 70 independent bookstores in BC, which is provided to the ABPBC by TBM BookManager. The list represents sales of BC published books released...

Featured, News Bites

Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts celebrates 35 years

The 2017 festival kicks off on Thursday, August 17. Here are some not-to-miss events!

Behind the Scenes, Featured

History is Just Around the Corner | Daniel Francis

Earlier this year Daniel Francis was awarded the British Columbia Historical Federation’s Community History Award for his latest book, Where Mountains Meet the Sea: An Illustrated History of the District of North Vancouver, which...

News Bites

BC Bestsellers | August 5, 2017

The BC Bestseller List is compiled using sales data from more than 70 independent bookstores in BC, which is provided to the ABPBC by TBM BookManager. The list represents sales of BC published books released...

Featured, TBR: Quick Pitches

Recommended Reading: BC Day Edition

As we settle into the August long weekend, we’re taking the opportunity to hear what local authors are reading and recommending. From memoir to short stories to debut novels, here are eight great reads...

News Bites

BC Bestsellers | July 29, 2017

The BC Bestseller List is compiled using sales data from more than 70 independent bookstores in BC, which is provided to the ABPBC by TBM BookManager. The list represents sales of BC published books released...

News Bites

Taste Canada Awards: BC books take the cake on 2017 shortlist

Taste Canada Awards recognizes Canada’s culinary writers and food culture, and this year, the awards celebrate 20 years. 

Featured, Interview

Melanie Jackson recasts Persephone’s mythological story in contemporary times

Death Drop is a short high-interest contemporary novel and one of several Melanie Jackson has written with amusement park themes.