The North Shore mountains have secrets.
Home cooks: make room on your bookshelf.
Too many flimsy paperbacks—not to mention too many tablet and phone screens—can make you forget the simple yet infinite powers of the physical book.
Some novelists are enigmas, shadows behind their work. Others have well-known life stories as compelling as the tales they tell.
The Vancouver-born magazine has been on a nationwide mission to promote young poets’ work and reach out to nonpoetry readers.
Writing is never easy work, but it can be a lot less painful with feedback from experts and the company of peers.
For those who frequent local farmers markets, Chris Hergesheimer might be a familiar face.
A gala featuring best-selling Israeli novelist Zeruya Shalev kicks off this year's edition of the Jewish Book Festival.
Bruce Cockburn isn’t the only musician turned memoirist appearing here in the coming days.
Lots of people dream about dumping their day jobs and setting out on some wildly successful artistic career.
The annual event continues to grow, with organizers assembling the largest roster yet.
Go on—give it a glug.
The Vancouver-based short-story writer and satirist has done what he can to hang back in the shadows.
Her popular stories for young readers specialize in historical Canadian settings.
These four writers of horror and suspense have the psychological skills to set the uncanny and ghoulish loose in the ordinary world.
Her latest collection often speaks dialects of technology, but only to express the most heartfelt emotions.
She’ll be here for the Canadian launch of For Today I Am a Boy, set for the WISE Hall on January 18.
Since you probably need to hit the liquor store anyway for holiday provisions, pick up a bottle or two of local craft beer while you’re at it to give with the book.
Those who grew up eating at White Spot will enjoy the nostalgic photos and recipes for dishes like curied chicken and broccoli casserole
The May publication of Khaled Hosseini’s latest bestseller, And the Mountains Echoed, marked a full six years since the release of the Kabul-born author’s previous novel.
Beautifully illustrated by Gabriola Islander Sima Elizabeth Shefrin, the cookbook is as much about Jewish lore as it is about recipes.
This year’s Cherie Smith JCCGV Jewish Book Festival will roll out a high-tempo six-day program to suit all tastes.
Saklikar offers a winding, elegiac “docu-poetic collection” filled with still-fresh echoes of the worst act of terrorism in Canadian history.
The six-day Cherie Smith JCCGV Jewish Book Festival is still some weeks away, but you won’t have to wait that long to meet a couple of the compelling authors whom organizers are bringing to town this year.
The independent-minded Real Vancouver Writers’ Series is bringing its own event to this hectic season of fests and readings.