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About Sixty: Why Every Sherlock Holmes Story is the Best

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Today is the publication date of About Sixty, a new Sherlock Holmes book that someone very near and dear to me had a hand in creating. My mother, President of Vancouver’s Sherlock Holmes Society (est. 1987), was asked to contribute one of the essays in a book about Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s sixty original Sherlock […]

Word Vancouver 2016

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Word Vancouver returns September 21-25, presenting the city’s free festival of reading and writing. Canadian authors and book, magazine, and comics exhibitors all gather to share their love for the written word. Look forward to 100 readings, 150 authors, and 20 workshops, for literature and literacy lovers of any age. Word Vancouver Venues From Wednesday, […]

Word Vancouver Free Festival of Reading and Writing

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Western Canada’s largest celebration of reading and writing is taking over the city this month with 100 readings, 150 authors, and 20 workshops all being a part of the Word Vancouver festival between September 23rd and September 27th, 2015. Word Vancouver From Wednesday to Friday, experience author readings at these venues: SFU Harbour Centre, The […]

Win a Word Vancouver Prize Pack

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The 20th Word Vancouver takes place this week, featuring readings, writing workshops, musical entertainment, and more. Since this celebration of all things reading and writing is also a part Culture Days, all events and activities are free! Word Vancouver Enjoy and participate in festival activities at various venues around Vancouver. Celebrating Canadian literary talents, you […]

Homegrown e-Cookbook: Late Summer Nights

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There are certainties in life such as death, taxes, and that you’ll find photos of other people’s food on Instagram. Based in Victoria, Steffani Cameron is one of said sharers of food photos; however her descriptions, sharp photography, and lessons about shopping local added so much substance to her online postings that she was compelled […]

Col Chris Hadfield Book Tour Vancouver Dates

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Recent Commander of the International Space Station, Colonel Chris Hadfield, will be coming through Vancouver in November during his North American book tour. Hadfield captivated the world with stunning photos and commentary from space, his use of social media, and his ability to explain life on the ISS to the masses using videos and songs. […]