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Greystone Books: A company of environmentalists for the environment

Greystone Books, one of the leading publisher of books about nature and the environment, tells Read Local BC about their work in their own words.

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.

20 Years of Galiano Island Books cultivating arts community

Galiano Island Books is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2017, and has been a driving force for arts on the island community.

“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.

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...

“Exploring emotional extremes through natural themes”: Carleigh Baker discusses the cover art of Bad Endings

After seeing a breathtaking watercolour of salmon clumped together into a teeming mass, with mouths that could be gasping for air or just as easily screaming in agony, I knew Katie and I would...

Giveaway: Win BC books and exclusive Read Local totebag

To celebrate the launch of, we’re giving away a highly coveted Read Local BC totebag filled with a selection of books from BC’s publishers

Why the BC book industry needs Read Local BC

There is the value of having BC stories told. … you can connect with your region more deeply by reading about the history, food, geography, peoples and stories around you.