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Growing Room 2018: A Feminist Literary Festival

Growing Room: A Feminist Literary Festival is Room magazine’s annual literary festival, a celebration of diverse Canadian writers and artists.

Year in Review: 2017 highlight reel at Read Local BC

Even though 2017 was a tough year in many ways, we are happy to have shared books on important topics, increased diversity, award recognition, and new publishing initiatives. Check out a selection of our...

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.

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.

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.

Denman Island Readers & Writers Festival

Celebrating its 15th anniversary this year, the Denman Island Readers & Writers Festival is well known for its intimate scale and warm hospitality.

“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...

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...