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Time and Place | Read Local BC

Please join Read Local BC for the final event of our Fall 2017 series where local authors, Yvonne Blomer, Christopher Gudgeon, Keith Ogilvie, and Barbara Pelman will read from their books exploring the concepts...

Launch: Narrow Bridge by Barbara Pelman

Two local poets urge us to come together in their latest collections. At a time when the world has never been more firmly divided, we look forward to an evening of lightness and connection.

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.

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.

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.

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.

David Starr’s historical YA novel captures the complexity and conflict of New Caledonia

David Starr’s historical YA novel, The Nor’wester, follows Simon Fraser’s journey through the eyes of a Scottish lad.

Chocolate Lily Awards picked by BC’s young readers

BC’s young readers’ choice award, the Chocolate Lily Award, was awarded in three categories on June 9

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.
Ronsdale Press Poetry Showcase

Ronsdale Press Poetry Showcase

Join Ronsdale Press for the Spring 2017 Poetry Showcase featuring Pamela Porter, Henry Rappaport, and Ulrike Narwani. Readings, book signings, and refreshments. Free to attend.