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Don’t Miss These 6 Events at the Vancouver Writers Festival


Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 — 11:26am PST
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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, […]

Word Vancouver Festival 2017


Tuesday, September 5th, 2017 — 5:38pm PST
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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 PST
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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 PST
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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 PST
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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 […]