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Author Des Davidge with his first book, ‘Along The Shore And Through The Trees’, on Thursday, March 18, 2021. It depicts Davidgeas own memoirs and those of his late wife, whose father spent more than three decades maintaining a telegraph line. (Mandy Moraes photo)

Author tells unique tale of a shared Vancouver Island history, decades apart

Two lives connected by a telegraph line along the coast of Vancouver Island

 

Jay Lang and her 94-year-old grandmother, Betty Annand, are both enjoying success as fiction novelists. Photo supplied

Vancouver Island authors share special family bond

Betty Annand and Jay Lang an emerging grandmother/granddaughter literary force

 

Tragic Fools will be released on Jan. 7. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

Port Alberni author pens comic romp through the afterlife

Port Alberni author Kim Cormack releasing her newest sci-fi and fantasy novel on Jan. 7

 

Port Alberni author Diane Dobson has put together a collection of childhood memories, with proceeds going towards the Ty Watson House. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

Port Alberni writer looks through the eyes of a child

Book raises funds for the Alberni Valley Hospice Society

Port Alberni author Diane Dobson has put together a collection of childhood memories, with proceeds going towards the Ty Watson House. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
Bruce McLean, 91, has published his first novel, The Manana Treehouse, which is inspired by his wife’s experience with Alzheimer’s. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

91-year-old Saanich man publishes first novel based on wife’s Alzheimer’s experience

Former journalist Bruce McLean ‘on cloud nine’ after making fiction debut

Bruce McLean, 91, has published his first novel, The Manana Treehouse, which is inspired by his wife’s experience with Alzheimer’s. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
Shelley Penner is a Port Alberni artist and writer. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

Vancouver Island artist pens dystopian novel

Haven Hold by Shelley Penner is set to debut on August 25

Shelley Penner is a Port Alberni artist and writer. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
Chris Lowther is Tofino’s new Poet Laureate. (Photo courtesy of Chris Lowther)

Chris Lowther becomes Tofino’s second Poet Laureate

“It’s very encouraging and it’s motivating and that’s the greatest gift any writer can receive.”

Chris Lowther is Tofino’s new Poet Laureate. (Photo courtesy of Chris Lowther)
Kathy Page (left) and Aidan Cassie each walked away with the Victoria Book Prize on Wednesday night. (Facebook/Victoria Book Prizes)

Two local authors walk away with Victoria Book Prize

Kathy Page and Aidan Cassie each walked away with a literary award

Kathy Page (left) and Aidan Cassie each walked away with the Victoria Book Prize on Wednesday night. (Facebook/Victoria Book Prizes)
Brenda Joy Scott, who recently published a children’s book, The Monster in the Basement, is one of over 100 of emerging authors who will be featured at an event at the Greater Victoria Public Library’s Central Branch on May 12. Photo contributed

GVPL hosts fourth Emerging Local Authors Collection

Over 100 local authors will show off their books

Brenda Joy Scott, who recently published a children’s book, The Monster in the Basement, is one of over 100 of emerging authors who will be featured at an event at the Greater Victoria Public Library’s Central Branch on May 12. Photo contributed
Noted author Michael Ondaatje talks about his new book, Warlight, and other things, in conversation with Giller Award-nominated Victoria author Steven Price in a June 3 event at the Alix Goolden Hall. Photos contributed

Set your literary calendar: Michael Ondaatje hits Victoria on new book tour

Noted author will be in conversation with Victoria writer Steven Price for June

  • May 4, 2018
Noted author Michael Ondaatje talks about his new book, Warlight, and other things, in conversation with Giller Award-nominated Victoria author Steven Price in a June 3 event at the Alix Goolden Hall. Photos contributed