Join Wayde Compton on Facebook for a live Q&A about the author's award-winning book The Outer Harbour

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      Update: Our live Q&A with Wade Compton has concluded. Thanks to everyone who submitted questions. You can find those submissions alongside Compton's answers online at

      On Monday, November 16, the Georgia Straight will welcome a special guest to our office.

      Wayde Compton, this year’s recipient of the City of Vancouver Book Award, will stop by for a chat with Straight readers on Facebook.

      The poet, essayist, and educator received this year’s prize for his debut story collection, 2014’s acclaimed The Outer Harbour, published by Arsenal Pulp Press.

      On Monday at 2 p.m., visit for a live Q&A with the author, during which time he’ll be happy to answer your questions about his prize-winning work, his interest in the city’s history, and anything else you might want to ask about Vancouver’s literary scene.