Bookshelf

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Bookshelf: Author David Allen & more

Kelowna author and illustrator David Allen will be at Wentworth Music for a reading, lullaby sharing and book signing of his newly released pre-school children’s book, A Song for Swinging.

‘Heartbreaking’ story wins 2016 Okanagan Short Story Contest

Creative writing that tugged the heartstrings of award-winning fiction writer Tamas Dobozy won this year’s Okanagan Short Story Contest. Dobozy, UBC Okanagan’s Writer in Residence, was the final judge in the annual fiction writing contest that gathered more than 85...

Okanagan short fiction contest short list announced

UBC’s Anne Fleming has just completed a pretty a tough job. Fleming, who is the Creative Writing program coordinator at UBC’s Okanagan campus, has been working on the committee to short list the winners of the annual short story contest. The 18th annual Okanagan Short...

Four local authors to host children’s book signing

Four Okanagan Authors will be at Chapters in Kelowna on March 12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. to sign their children's books. Several of the illustrators who worked on the books will be in attendance as well. Kelowna's prolific freelancer writer, instructor and author,...

Bookshelf: Author Maria Tippett

Author of Made in British Columbia A Q&A with Laurie Carter You’ve written many works during your illustrious academic career; why this book now?  I had written the cultural history of Canada over 20 years ago; now it was time to focus on British Columbia. How did...

Bookshelf: The LinkedI Code by Melonie Dodaro

A Q& A with Laurie Carter What will readers find in your book? Readers will find a step-by-step process they can use to start generating leads and sales from LinkedIn. I include numerous case studies, examples and templates to make it as easy as possible for...

Bookshelf: Author Dawn Renaud

A Q& A with Laurie Carter What is Rain Dance about? The untidy end of a bad marriage. It opens with Ellen burying Stan, at night, in the rain. Alongside Government Street. What inspired you to write this book? The city was replacing the storm sewer system, and I...

Okanagan environmentalist lends her voice to Global Chorus

Released last fall, the environmental daily mediation book Global Chorus: 365 Voices on the Future of the Planet has an Okanagan connection. Among the leading environmentalists contributing to the book is Okanagan Basin Water Board executive director Anna Warwick...

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