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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.

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.

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.

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.

Recommended Reads: Canadian Library Month

In celebration of Canadian Library Month, Vanessa Colantonio at the Coquitlam Public Library shares some recommended BC books to check out

Light and fluffy Dutch Baby with fruit compote from First, We Brunch

Try this mouth-watering recipe from the newly published cookbook, First, We Brunch by Rebecca Wellman and enter our giveaway to win a copy too!

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.

Anvil Press and Orca Book Publishers win Vancouver and Victoria Book Awards

Carleigh Baker’s Bad Endings wins the City of Vancouver Book Award and Margriet Ruur’s Stepping Stones wins the Bolen Books Children’s Book Prize at the Victoria awards.