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Poetry in Transit: Announcing the 2017 Poets

At Read Local BC, we are gearing up for the latest season of Poetry in Transit launching September 24 at Word Vancouver with a fantastic reading event. You can expect to see wonderful poems...

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.

Recommended Reads: International Literacy Day

To celebrate International Literacy Day, we asked some authors what they were reading

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.

Confronting Lies & Finding Truths with Laura Langston

In Plain Sight is a timely and compelling novel for young readers; Laura Langston shares insight into writing the book.

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.

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!

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...