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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.

City of Vancouver Book Prize announces 2017 shortlist

The four finalists for the City of Vancouver’s Book Award have been named.

The Writers’ Studio Reading Series

SFU’s The Writer’s Studio hosts a popular monthly reading series featuring local and out-of-town writers and authors.

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!

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...

“I am drawn to the weird, to the dreamlike, to the absurd”: Stuart Ross on Anvil’s new surrealist poetry imprint

A Feed Dog Book aims to fill gaps in the spectrum of Canadian poetry with new surrealist works.

“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...

Night of 1000 (or less) Stars

Best-selling author Christopher Gudgeon is launching his new, short story collection “Encyclopedia of Lies” by hosting a special fundraiser.
Women of BC - Read Local BC

Women of BC | Read Local BC

Read Local BC presents six acclaimed female poets and authors, who will each read from their latest works:  serpentine loop by Elee Kraljii Gardiner (Anvil Press) What We Once Believed by Andrea MacPherson (Caitlin...

Fiction From BC | Read Local BC

Read Local BC presents five acclaimed authors, who will each read from their latest works of fiction: Bad Endings, Carleigh Baker (Anvil Press) As If, Alban Goulden (Anvil Press) Extraordinary Destiny, Shekhar Paleja (Brindle...