literary

A poignant Pandemic Postcard Project submission has led Lesley Wright and Graham Hughes of Literacy Alberni on a new path toward anti-racism education. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

Literacy Alberni tackles racism

Society receives $50K in funding to create web-driven reporting system

 

Author Jessica Brody of Portland, Oregon will be the keynote speaker at the 2021 BC Writers’ Summit. (PHOTO BY BRIAN BRAFF)

Portland author headlines B.C. online writers’ summit

Jessica Brody has 20 young adult novels, film and TV options to her credit

  • Apr 5, 2021

 

Crystal Knudsen, president of Rotary Club of Port Alberni, restocks the little free library in front of Ladybird Engraving on Margaret Street. The Rotary club is working with Literacy Alberni to revive the libraries. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

Port Alberni Rotary Club helps revive little libraries

“We used to have a huge warehouse space but we had to give that up before COVID.”

 

Joana Lilley will be the featured reader at Words on Fire on May 27. (PHOTO COURTESY MICHAEL EDWARDS)
Joana Lilley will be the featured reader at Words on Fire on May 27. (PHOTO COURTESY MICHAEL EDWARDS)
Port Alberni author Jacqueline Carmichael has written a new children’s book called “Social Distancing and the Big Slowdown.” (FACEBOOK PHOTO)

Veteran Vancouver Island journalist pens pandemic tale for children

An animal cast helps children make sense of coronavirus and why they must stay at home

Port Alberni author Jacqueline Carmichael has written a new children’s book called “Social Distancing and the Big Slowdown.” (FACEBOOK PHOTO)
Author Laura Sturgeon, with an armload of books written by Alberni Valley-based authors—is launching a writers’ expo to promote the literary talent in Port Alberni. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

Alberni Valley author organizes writers’ expo

A dearth of venues to sell self-published books led author to create her own

Author Laura Sturgeon, with an armload of books written by Alberni Valley-based authors—is launching a writers’ expo to promote the literary talent in Port Alberni. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)
Alberni writer and poet to read at Words on Fire

Alberni writer and poet to read at Words on Fire

Chelsea Comeau has her own freelance writing and editing business

Alberni writer and poet to read at Words on Fire
At Home with Writers Esi Edugyan and Steven Price

At Home with Writers Esi Edugyan and Steven Price

Award winning Canadian authors enjoy Vancouver Island lifestyle

  • Sep 6, 2018
At Home with Writers Esi Edugyan and Steven Price