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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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      Leach, Sara

      LEACH, SARA is the author of seven books for children. Her most recent book, Slug Days, received an honourable mention for the Foreword Indie Book Award for Juvenile Fiction and has been nominated for the Chocolate Lily Book Award. Its sequel, Penguin Days, will be published in 2019. 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

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      A Call to Action – Update #2

      “Life is like a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” Albert Einstein
      I have been mentoring students in the Creative Writing Program at Simon Fraser University since the fall. We meet every couple of weeks to review their work and discuss writing. Read More

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      A Call to Action Update #1

      “The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of tiny pushes of each honest worker.” Helen Keller
      Last week I asked for your help. Read More

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      A Call to Action

      “Action is the foundational key to success.” Pablo Picasso
      I need your help. But before I get into that let me start at the beginning.
      In 2002 there were only 20 of us. We chatted, talked, learned. For many of us this was the start of a writing life. Read More

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      The Question Seeks Personal Essays

      The Question is seeking personal essays from people living in the Sea to Sky Corridor. See below for their call for submissions:
      We might be biased, but we think the Sea to Sky corridor is a fascinating community.
      Adventurous spirits are drawn to our mountains from all over the world each year. Read More

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      2017 Festival Photos

      Photography by Joern Rohde
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