Literature

Gabriola Island-based writer Libby Gunn has been long-listed for the CBC Non-fiction Prize for her short story ‘Whitefish.’ (Photo courtesy Diane Simpson)

Gabriola Island writer long-listed for CBC Non-fiction Prize for second time

Libby Gunn ponders connection to land and family in short story ‘Whitefish’

 

Retired Port Alberni journalist Shayne Morrow’s (left) book The Bulldog and the Helix details the hard work that retired RCMP Staff Sgt. Dale Djos, retired Cpl. Dan Smith, forensic scientist Hiron Poon and a team of general investigation officers put in to solve a pair of historical murders. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

QUINN’S QUIPS: Journalist Shayne Morrow’s career comes full circle

Morrow’s book on two high-profile Port Alberni murder cases leads to RCMP awards

 

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

 

Former park warden George Mercer has turned to writing fiction since his retirement and move to Vancouver Island. Photograph by Lia Crowe

Into The Wild With Writer George Mercer

A passion for parks sets the backdrop for novel series

  • Jan 6, 2021
Former park warden George Mercer has turned to writing fiction since his retirement and move to Vancouver Island. Photograph by Lia Crowe
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