Saanich author shortlisted for award

Saanich’s David Giblin will be among the authors honoured at Saturday’s Cedric Literary Awards gala

Saanich’s David Giblin will be among the authors honoured at Saturday’s Cedric Literary Awards gala.

The Cedric Literary Awards writing competition was created to recognize unpublished English and French-speaking authors of fiction, creative non-fiction and poetry, as well as First Nations writing, from across British Columbia, over the age of 50.

Giblin is among the authors shortlisted in the creative nonfiction category for his book Strange Karma for the French Petty Nobility.

The gala takes place Saturday at 4 p.m. at the Oswego Hotel in Victoria. Four winners will each be presented with a $3,000 cheque for their work in fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry and First Nations writing.

 

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

30 years later, Sue Medley’s hit ‘Dangerous Times’ more relevant than ever

Vancouver Island singer/songwriter reflects on her ’90s national hit

Psychological thriller filmed on northern Vancouver Island debuts on AppleTV

‘Woodland’ is set in Haida Gwaii, but was filmed around Port McNeill

Symphony Splash goes virtual, revisits 2018 performance

Organizers postpone live event until Aug. 1, 2021

Sooke Fine Art Show takes local art to a world stage

People can visit online from July 24 to Aug. 3, and can purchase any art until end of September

Nanaimo fantasy writer co-authoring Old Norse phrase book

Joshua Gillingham partnering with author and professor on ‘Old Norse for Modern Times’

Cowichan’s 39 Days of July deemed a success, despite COVID-19

Musical productions live streamed from the Duncan Showroom this year

Gabriola’s Isle of the Arts Festival goes ‘mini’ on 10th anniversary

Gabriola Arts Council presents scaled-down, workshop-only IOTA Mini festival

Sooke Fine Arts Show reaches new audiences with virtual showcase

Voting for People’s Choice Award open until Aug. 3

Mural artists announced for Nanaimo’s inaugural Hub City Walls festival

Local artists Kara Dee Harrison, Russell Morland and Austin Weflen to paint downtown walls

Nanaimo musician Glen Foster releases new music video

‘Brains Brawn and Beauty’ is the latest single from Foster’s album ‘Not Far Away’

Nanaimo artist showing holographic, glow-in-the-dark paintings in Parksville

Pattiann Withapea presents ‘Designs From My Abstract Mind’ at McMillan Arts Centre

New Victoria art show displays 600 collaboratively made postcards from the pandemic

An artist would start a card and then mail it to another who would add to or complete the design

Most Read