Book Launch

The Al Purdy A-Frame Anthology Book Launch & Fundraiser In Victoria

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Harbour Publishing will hold a book launch and a fund raiser at the Community Arts Council Gallery of Greater Victoria (1001 Douglas Street) on Friday November 27 at 7PM for the Al Purdy A-Frame Anthology, edited by Paul Vermeersch. Victoria’s Poet Laureate Linda Rogers will host the event and poets Susan Stenson, Peter Trower and Len Gasparini will read poems and reminiscences from the anthology. The event, and others like it across Canada, will help raise funds to preserve the late Al Purdy’s A-frame house as retreat for writers.

Book Launch

The Pacific Rim Review of Books, Latest Edition Launch

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 on paper by Miles Eldridge on the wall of the Martin Batchelor Gallery


Gallery owner Martin Batchelor (at back)  as Trevor Carolan welcomes the crowd.


Richard Olafson shows off the latest edition of the PRRB


Trevor Carolan reads from a review of a Leonard Cohen book