The Vancouver Writers Festival is celebrating its 30th year with more than 95 events and 110 authors this month. From October 16th to October 22nd, you can catch a literary all-star lineup including Margaret Atwood (fresh off the launch of the Emmy-winning The Handmaid’s Tale TV series), Adam Gopnik, Nicole Krauss, Mary Gaitskill, Barbara Gowdy, […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]