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

Book Launch Photography Reading

Jim Christy – Nine O’Clock Gun – Reading

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 a month long tour to promote his new CD down under.

Publisher Richard Olafson and Jim Christy

A selection of Christy’s books including the newest Nine O’Clock Gun

The Trio Espresso warmed up the crowd and backed up Christy during his reading.

Jim Christy marks the passages he’ll read.

Jim Christy talking to the crowd.

Jim Christy Reads from Nine O’Clock Gun