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The Outsiders Author S.E. Hinton is Coming to Vancouver


Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 — 11:38am PDT
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Celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Outsiders, author S.E. Hinton will be making an appearance in Vancouver on April 1st thanks to Kidsbooks. S.E. Hinton is Coming to Vancouver Where: West Point Grey United Church (4595 West 8th, Vancouver) When: Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 3:00pm Tickets: FREE event! Arrive early to secure your seat […]

Win the East Van Foodie Book


Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 — 10:11am PDT
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The East Van Foodie Book in out just time for the holidays, featuring 47 restaurants, over 100 locally-inspired recipes, and 1,000 photos of East Van’s unique dishes and dining spaces.

About Sixty: Why Every Sherlock Holmes Story is the Best


Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 — 9:50am PDT
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Today is the publication date of About Sixty, a new Sherlock Holmes book that someone very near and dear to me had a hand in creating. My mother, President of Vancouver’s Sherlock Holmes Society (est. 1987), was asked to contribute one of the essays in a book about Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s sixty original Sherlock […]

Word Vancouver 2016


Monday, September 19th, 2016 — 12:06pm PDT
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Word Vancouver returns September 21-25, presenting the city’s free festival of reading and writing. Canadian authors and book, magazine, and comics exhibitors all gather to share their love for the written word. Look forward to 100 readings, 150 authors, and 20 workshops, for literature and literacy lovers of any age. Word Vancouver Venues From Wednesday, […]

Word Vancouver Free Festival of Reading and Writing


Monday, September 21st, 2015 — 6:44am PDT
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Western Canada’s largest celebration of reading and writing is taking over the city this month with 100 readings, 150 authors, and 20 workshops all being a part of the Word Vancouver festival between September 23rd and September 27th, 2015. Word Vancouver From Wednesday to Friday, experience author readings at these venues: SFU Harbour Centre, The […]

Win a Word Vancouver Prize Pack


Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 — 2:44pm PDT
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The 20th Word Vancouver takes place this week, featuring readings, writing workshops, musical entertainment, and more. Since this celebration of all things reading and writing is also a part Culture Days, all events and activities are free! Word Vancouver Enjoy and participate in festival activities at various venues around Vancouver. Celebrating Canadian literary talents, you […]