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Monica Miller

In Award News: BC authors take top spots

BC authors have been nabbing spots on some of the country’s biggest prizes this season. In the last six weeks alone, we’ve seen some nominations and wins for our local authors. If you want...

Maia Caron’s debut novel inspired by her ancestors

Maia Caron—who didn’t discover she was Métis until her twenties—wrote her debut novel as a love letter to her extended relations of Batoche Métis, women with secrets, and to Louis Riel and Gabriel Dumont.

30th Vancouver Writers Festival full of wit, wonder, and writers (of course): What not to miss

It would be impossible to gush about all the events we’re looking forward to at VWF 2017, so we’ve highlighted some of the local authors participating.

Word Vancouver a whirlwind of reading and writing: Your must-see list at the 2017 festival

Word Vancouver runs from September 19-24, 2017 and there are lots of great authors reading. Here is a roundup of some we highly recommend checking out.

LiterASIAN spotlights talent of Asian Canadian authors

GIVEAWAY | Enter to win 1 of 3 Passes to LiterASIAN, September 21-24, 2017 in Vancouver.

Charlie Demers cracks open comedic forms with Robin’s Egg imprint

“I’m interested in facilitating funny, smart, joyful, and incisive stuff,” explains Charlie on the new imprint with Arsenal Pulp Press.

Events this Week | August 28 – September 3, 2017

With autumn just around the corner, a number of literary events are gearing up for the season. 

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!
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.

David Starr’s historical YA novel captures the complexity and conflict of New Caledonia

David Starr’s historical YA novel, The Nor’wester, follows Simon Fraser’s journey through the eyes of a Scottish lad.