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Jack Knox: Once I began writing humour for publication, I fed off the reaction

Starting as a journalist, humour was something Jack Knox had to suppress. Now, he can’t stop his witty contributions—nothing hones humour-writing skills like laughter.

Events this Week | November 13-19, 2017

We’re excited to be hosting another Read Local BC event this week in Nanaimo, alongside lots of other great events around the province.

Drug epidemic and overdose crisis looms large in Fighting for Space by Travis Lupick

Travis Lupick‘s new book, Fighting for Space, explains the concept of harm reduction as a crucial component of a city’s response to the drug crisis.

Dina Del Bucchia: “Poetry complemented my fiction”

Dina Del Bucchia recently published her debut collection of fiction after three poetry books. Here Dina delvers into her experiences writing in multiple genres and embracing different styles.

Recommended Reads: A Wave of Women in Nonfiction

Challenge and adventure, rebellion and struggles, discovery and passion; read these books by female authors, recommended during Women’s History Month.

Events this Week | October 30 – November 6, 2017

Literary events are in full force—continuing author tours, new book launches, and readings around the province. 

Events this Week | October 23-30, 2017

With fall weather in full swing, we’re happy to take cover indoors to hear some great stories—there are events all over the province for a variety of interests.

Events this Week | October 16-22, 2017

With the Vancouver Writers Festival and Surrey International Writers Conference included in this week’s event round-up, there is lots of lit to see and do around town.

Events this Week | October 9-15, 2017

With full bellies after the Thanksgiving long weekend, this week’s literary events are the perfect thing for visiting relatives (or perhaps for you to get some time away).