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Word Vancouver Festival 2017


Tuesday, September 5th, 2017 — 5:38pm PDT
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A poetry dispenser, a typing corner, performance artists, readings, and many, many books! It’s the Word Vancouver Festival, a free celebration of reading and writing in Downtown Vancouver with 100 readings and presentations, 150 authors and panelists, 25 workshops, and 75 exhibitors. Word Vancouver Festival 2017 Admission: Free When: Tuesday, September 19 to Sunday, September […]

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, […]