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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.

Recommended Reads: International Literacy Day

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

Recommended Reading: BC Day Edition

As we settle into the August long weekend, we’re taking the opportunity to hear what local authors are reading and recommending. From memoir to short stories to debut novels, here are eight great reads...

Celebrating Canada’s Natural Beauty

Travel vicariously through these photography books highlighting the beauty, majesty and awe-inspiring landscapes found in western Canada’s Rocky Mountains

New Reads for National Aboriginal Day

A selection of recent works by Indigenous writers and forthcoming Indigenous books in celebration of National Aboriginal Day

Cli-Fi graphic novel depicts post-apocalyptic Vancouver

This is a dystopian story for people who want their dystopias not too dystopian.

Collecting Silence a poetic response to fragmented, noise-filled world

In her debut volume of poetry Collecting Silence (Ronsdale, 2017) Ulrike Narwani reminds us that it is in silence that the music of connection becomes audible.
What We Once Believed

Estranged mother returns in What We Once Believed

In light of Mother’s Day coming up on May 14th, we highly recommend checking out Andrea MacPherson’s new novel, What We Once Believed, published by Caitlin Press (March 2017).

Read Interior Perspectives

On Monday April 24 in Prince George, Read Local BC presents four acclaimed authors from the Interior—Sage Birchwater, Clayton Gauthier, Janet Romain, and Bev Sellars.

Poetic interrogation of skin in Vivek Shraya’s debut collection

Vivek Shraya’s debut collection of poetry, even this page is white, is a bold, timely, and personal interrogation of skin.