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A septuagenarian retired bricklayer is among the six debut novelists in the running for the Amazon Canada First Novel Award. Brian Thomas Isaac, who was born in 1950 on the Okanagan Indian Reserve in southcentral B.C., is a finalist for the $60,000 prize for his coming-of-age story, “All the Quiet Places,” published by Brindle & Glass.THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Brian Thomas Isaac

Retired B.C. bricklayer among six debut novelists vying for $60K prize

Prize will be awarded at an in-person ceremony on June 1

 

The Choirboy and the Bellydancer is a memoir written by Christine Potter. It is a love story of the Fort Langley couple who met in the U.K as teenagers and moved to Canada in late ‘90s.

Choir boy and belly dancer settle in B.C. after roller coaster love story

Christine and Christopher met as teens in the United Kingdom

 

Eighteen-year-old Sydney Sunderland has published a children’s book that tackles gender identity. ‘I am Everything In Between’ highlights kids who don’t fit into stereotypical gender ideals. This book celebrates children and how they gender identify by sending a positive message. Photos via source

B.C. teen publishes children’s book on gender identity

‘I am Everything In Between’ sends a positive message to children about just being themselves

 

Cumberland musician and producer Corwin Fox can now add ‘published author’ to his resumé, after the release of his book of one-sentence stories, Kill Love. Photo by Terry Farrell

To make a long story short: B.C. musician publishes book of one-sentence stories

Cumberland musician and producer Corwin Fox adds ‘published author’ to his portfolio

Cumberland musician and producer Corwin Fox can now add ‘published author’ to his resumé, after the release of his book of one-sentence stories, Kill Love. Photo by Terry Farrell
North Cariboo self described hedge witch Sherry Fraser has self-published her first children’s book “How The Faeries Dance.” (Rebecca Dyok photo)

Quesnel-area resident publishes first children’s book

Sherry Fraser shares enchanting poems on faeries

North Cariboo self described hedge witch Sherry Fraser has self-published her first children’s book “How The Faeries Dance.” (Rebecca Dyok photo)
Vicki McLeod will be presenting her pictures of “wild swimming” at an online women’s Zoom event, YakFest, on April 5. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

‘Wild swimming’ offers a cure for the COVID-19 blues

Nanaimo blogger Vicki McLeod among a growing number touting the benefits of a cold water plunge

Vicki McLeod will be presenting her pictures of “wild swimming” at an online women’s Zoom event, YakFest, on April 5. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
Lin Weich (left) and Neveah Kueber won the adult and youth contests respectively, each taking home $75 for their short story. (Submitted Photos)

Quesnel writers rewarded for short stories

Neveah Kueber and Lin Weich took home the top spots in writing about being ‘stranded’

Lin Weich (left) and Neveah Kueber won the adult and youth contests respectively, each taking home $75 for their short story. (Submitted Photos)
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Quesnel author, principal releases second children’s book

Angelina Gauthier, principal of Carson Elementary School, is selling I Love You to the Treetops

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Stephenie Meyer says more ‘Twilight’ books are planned

Stephenie Meyer says more ‘Twilight’ books are planned

Author’s long-awaited “Midnight Sun” sold more than 1 million copies in its first week

Stephenie Meyer says more ‘Twilight’ books are planned
The Cariboo Ski-Touring Club will be hosting an Author Talk and Slideshow event with bestselling author Chris Czajkowski and her new book Captured by Fire: Surviving British Columbia’s New Wildfire Reality, which she co-authored with first-time author Fred Reid. The event will take place Friday, March 20 at 7 p.m. at the Hallis Lake Lodge in Quesnel. (Photo submitted)

Captured by Fire presentation coming up March 20 at Hallis Lake

Bestselling author Chris Czajkowski will be discussing her new book at the Hallis Lake Lodge

The Cariboo Ski-Touring Club will be hosting an Author Talk and Slideshow event with bestselling author Chris Czajkowski and her new book Captured by Fire: Surviving British Columbia’s New Wildfire Reality, which she co-authored with first-time author Fred Reid. The event will take place Friday, March 20 at 7 p.m. at the Hallis Lake Lodge in Quesnel. (Photo submitted)
Jennifer Schell moves from verbs to vines

Jennifer Schell moves from verbs to vines

Okanagan cookbook author now creates wine at Schell Wines

  • Apr 5, 2019
Jennifer Schell moves from verbs to vines
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
Author Chevy Stevens is a powerhouse of her genre

Author Chevy Stevens is a powerhouse of her genre

Vancouver Island writer is a New York Times Bestseller

  • Aug 29, 2018
Author Chevy Stevens is a powerhouse of her genre