Writer Ann Eriksson launched her second novel In The Hands Of Anubis, published by Brindle and Glass, at a special event where the author gave three readings from the book while surrounded by a show of paintings by artists Lesley Pechter, Louisa Elkins and Susan Geddes.
Publisher Richard Olafson launched the latest edition of the Pacific Rim Review of Books at the Martin Batchelor Gallery in Victoria with Managing editor Carol Ann Sokoloff, International Editor Trevor Carolan and contributor , and Victoria Poet Laureate, Linda Rogers. The new edition, at left, features an interview with Bob Dylan Linda Rogers reads Drawings [...]
Ilana Stanger-Ross launched her first novel Sima’s Undergarments For Women, published by Penguin, at Dale’s Gallery on Fisgard Street in Victoria’s Chnatown. Book sales were so brisk that Cadboro Bay Books ran out of copies at the launch. Ilana Stanger-Ross reads Large crowd at Dale’s Gallery. Cadboro Bay Book Company’s Amber Rider introduces Ilana Stanger-Ross. [...]
Ninety two year old P. K. Page has written in almost every genre possible, including poetry, fiction, memoirs, libretto and children’s fiction. Her latest book, created with noted illustrator Kristi Bridgeman is published by Cherubim Books, an imprint of Ekstasis Editions and edited by Carol Sokoloff. A large crowd jammed the Winchester Galleries for the [...]
Rocksalt: An Anthology of Contemporary B.C. Poets published by Mother Tongue Publishing had a launch and reading at Victoria’s Bolen Books. The anthology edited by Mona Fertig and Harold Rhenisch contains poems from 108 contributors from British Columbia. Posters, books and postcards for the launch. Publisher and editor Mona Fertig performed MC duties Kyeren Regehr [...]
Jailbreaks 99 Canadian Sonnets (published by Biblioasis) had it’s Victoria launch as part of the weekly Friday night reading series Planet Earth Poetry at the Black Stilt Cafe. Regular host Wendy Morton was out of town so MC duties were handled by Yvonne Blomer. Jailbreaks editor Zach Wells was joined by contributors Lyle Neff, Steven [...]
Jim Christy launched his new novel Nine O’Clock Gun, published by Ekstasis Editions as part of their Ekstasis Noir lineup, at Victoria’s James Joyce Bistro. The book is the fourth and final novel to feature private eye Gene Castle. Christy, a poet, novelist and essayist, is also a musician and is off to Australia for [...]