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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.

30th Vancouver Writers Festival full of wit, wonder, and writers (of course): What not to miss

It would be impossible to gush about all the events we’re looking forward to at VWF 2017, so we’ve highlighted some of the local authors participating.

“Radical hippy weekly” celebrates 50 years of pushing the norm

Since its radical beginnings in 1967, The Georgia Straight has been known for hard-hitting journalism, opinionated prose, and iconic covers. This excerpt brings together the prologue by Dan McLeod with several covers from the...

Kids Read Local authors discuss their latest releases

The four authors performing at our Kids Read Local event at Word Vancouver on September 24, 2017 answered some burning questions we had.

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