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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.