Vancouver Launch of All Roads Lead to Wells

Join Susan Safyan at the People’s Co-Op Bookstore on Friday, July 13, 7:00 p.m., for the Vancouver launch of All Roads Lead to Wells. Light refreshments will be served. In the late 1960s and ’70s a small group of idealistic young women and men, self-described as “volunteer peasants,” moved to the tiny town of Wells in […]

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Brendan Lillis launches <em>Atlin’s Anguish</em>

Brendan Lillis launches Atlin’s Anguish

Brendan Lillis is touring the Interior with his new book–see all five locations below and catch the event nearest you! Prince George Reading at Books & Company Wednesday, June 6, at 7 pm 1685 3rd Avenue Prince George, BC 250-563-6637 Williams Lake Signing at Save-On-Foods Thursday, June 7, from 1-4 730 Oliver Street Williams Lake, BC […]

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The <em>Victoria Times Colonist</em> on <em>Leaving Now</em> and the value of small presses

The Victoria Times Colonist on Leaving Now and the value of small presses

Colin Holt of the Times Colonist reviewed Arleen Paré’s latest poetic novel, Leaving Now, and had only good things to say about Paré’s considerable talent: “Paré is a past winner of the Victoria Butler Book Prize, and it is easy to see why. She moves seamlessly between poetry and prose in the pages of Leaving Now, writing with an obvious […]

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Review of <em>The Legendary Betty Frank</em>

Review of The Legendary Betty Frank

The Legendary Betty Frank: The Cariboo’s Alpine Queen gets the BC Studies treatment in the latest issue. Says reviewer Judy Campbell: “This is Cariboo history at its grittiest, an unfiltered look into a lifestyle that is now all but lost even in Betty’s remote mountains. It is a chronicle of rural people living at the margins of mainstream […]

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Victoria Launch of Leaving Now

On Friday, May 11, at 7:30 p.m., join Arleen Paré as she launches her new novel, Leaving Now, at the Planet Earth Poetry Series at Moka Café. Be sure to arrive early to get a seat! In Leaving Now Arleen Paré, winner of the 2008 Victoria Book Prize, weaves fable, prose and poetics to create a rich […]

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Al Rempel honoured with a Prince George Regional Arts and Culture Award

Al Rempel honoured with a Prince George Regional Arts and Culture Award

The Prince George Regional Arts and Culture Awards recognize local artists for excellence in their work and for significant contributions to the arts community. This year, Al Rempel received the award for Poetry. Congratulations, Al! It’s well deserved. More information about the awards can be found here. The full list of winners for all thirteen awards […]

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<em>Lillian Alling: The Journey Home</em> on the ABPBC Bestsellers List

Lillian Alling: The Journey Home on the ABPBC Bestsellers List

The Association of Book Publishers of British Columbia assembles a BC Bestsellers list each week, available on their website and in newspapers across the province. This week, Susan Smith-Josephy’s Lillian Alling hit #9 on the list, rubbing elbows with nine other BC luminaries including Charlotte Gill, Carmen Aguirre, Wade Davis and more. Lillian Alling: The Journey Home is the true […]

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Pioneer Woman

Call for Submissions: BC Women Pioneers

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Woman Traveller

Call for Submissions: Canadian Women Travellers

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Ebooks hit the E-shelves

Ebooks hit the E-shelves

Just in time for some cozy fireside holiday reading, seven Caitlin Press titles are now available through Kobo and Barnes & Noble. Keep your eyes peeled for more Caitlin titles, and for their impending arrival in iBooks. You can read these ebooks on any ereader or tablet, your smartphone or your computer, or send them as gifts. You […]

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