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      Born in Dublin in 1969, EMMA DONOGHUE is a novelist, screenwriter and playwright who lives in Canada. Her novel Room won the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize and the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize (Canada/Caribbean) and was shortlisted for the Man Booker and Orange Prizes. Read More

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      Since 2014, LYNN HENRY, Publishing Director, has overseen Knopf Canada, an imprint of Penguin Random House Canada, and its distinguished literary list. Read More

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      LEACH, SARA is the author of eight books for children, including her current novel for young readers, Penguin Days. Its companion book, Slug Days, was a finalist for the Foreword Indie Book Award for Juvenile Fiction and nominated for the Chocolate Lily Book Award. Read More

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      BILL RICHARDSON lives in southwestern Manitoba, in the rural municipality of Louise, and in Vancouver’s West End, which is where the eight linked stories in his new collection, I Saw Three Ships (Talonbooks) are set. Read More

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      RICHARD VAN CAMP is an internationally renowned storyteller and best-selling author. Born in Fort Smith, Northwest Territories, he is a member of the Dogrib (TłĮchǫ) Dene Nation. Read More

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      JAMES WALT is one of the country’s leading chefs, cookbook authors, and a “farm-to-table” pioneer who inspires guests with regional cuisine based on fresh, sustainable ingredients. Read More

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      Johnstone, Vici

      JOHNSTONE, VICI  has worked in theatre, radio, television, film and digital media. She entered the publishing industry in 2006 when she was hired by Harbour Publishing as the production manager, and later the managing editor and general manager. She purchased Caitlin Press in 2008. Read More

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      A Call to Action – Update #4

      “There is no longer any such thing as fiction or non-fiction: there’s only narrative.” E.L. Doctorow
      Mr. Doctorow could be right. I’m not sure, but as promised I will outline my recommendations for the non-fiction reads I’ve enjoyed in the latter part of 2016. Read More

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      A Call to Action – Update #3

      “First, find out what your hero wants, then just follow him.” Ray Bradbury
      Easier said than done, Mr. Bradbury, but some authors did just that, very successfully, this year. Here is my list of the novels I enjoyed in the last half of 2016. Read More

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      Event Creative Non-Fiction Contest Seeks Entries

      Genre: Creative Non-Fiction.
      Prize: $1,500 in prizes plus publication in EVENT. EVENT reserves the right to award the prize money as it sees fit (e.g., two prizes valued at $750, three at $500, or one at $1000 and one at $500, etc.) in accordance with the judge’s decision. Read More