A library branch manager and the daughter of a veterinarian, Gillian Wigmore has published three books of poems: soft geography, winner of the ReLit Award; Dirt of Ages, shortlisted for the George Ryga Award; and Orient . In addition to Night Watch, she has written a novella, Grayling, and Glory, a novel. She lives in Prince George, BC.
Happy 2019! We're back at it with new reading resolutions, stories from a busker-turned-author, poetry from #haikuaday creator, and more.
I always wondered why we sang songs about Nova Scotia and England on car trips when I was a kid. I couldn’t figure out why there were no songs about where we lived in northern BC—it’s gorgeous, wild, and scary, so why weren’t there songs about it? We bellowed out lyrics ... Read more
Don't miss festivals like Vancouver Writers' Fest, International Festival of Authors, Bookfest Windsor, and the Stratford Writers' Festival, all starting this week!
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We've got coast-to-coast events this week from Saint John, NB to Vancouver, BC. Catch what's going on in your area with our listings below.
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This week in book events: Playwrights Canada Press celebrates their thirtieth anniversary with a party in Toronto; authors K.D. Miller, Diane Schoemperlen, Ray Robertson, and Matthew Heiti (among others) get wild at Waterloo's Wild Writer's Literary Festival; in Ottawa, Chaudiere ... Read more
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