Category Archives: authors

Spark | CBC Radio

Spark | CBC Radio. Last week on the CBC radio program Spark, Nora interviewed William Gibson.  They primarily spoke of his new novel Zero History and Nora mentioned his treatment of underground fashion.  Their discussion of our “information society” started … Continue reading

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history in art

People don’t listen to a Beethoven symphony and ask “Is this true?”  Yesterday evening I went to hear Yann Martel speak at an event put on by the Vancouver Writers’ Festival.  I got more food for thought in that hour … Continue reading

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Drew Hayden Taylor and "First Nations Literature": New Directions?

I recently attended a release event for Drew Hayden Taylor’s new book, his first full-length YA novel, The Night Wanderer. It was a fairly small and intimate event, held at Vancouver Kidsbooks. The book is described as “A Native Gothic … Continue reading

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Great authors at Hycroft 2007

Last night I attended the annual(?) celebration of newly released children’s books by British Columbia writers and illustrators. The event was co-hosted by the Vancouver Children’s Literature Roundtable and CWILL BC (Children’s Writers and Illustrators of British Columbia) and was … Continue reading

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