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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

 

Stephenie Meyer says more ‘Twilight’ books are planned

Stephenie Meyer says more ‘Twilight’ books are planned

Author’s long-awaited “Midnight Sun” sold more than 1 million copies in its first week

 

Visitors to York, England, for the 36th annual Jorvik Viking Festival show their copies of books purchased from Oak Bay author Ian Sharpe. (Courtesy of Ian Sharpe)

Viking author from Oak Bay invades famous Viking Festival

Ian Stuart Sharpe will be at Capital City Comic Con this weekend

 

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)
Michael Christie’s novel, Greenwood, will launch at Munro’s on Oct. 8 (File contributed/ Penguin Random House Canada)

Victoria author launches prize-nominated book at Munro’s

Michael Christie’s novel ‘Greenwood’ is part of an emerging climate-fiction genre

Michael Christie’s novel, Greenwood, will launch at Munro’s on Oct. 8 (File contributed/ Penguin Random House Canada)
Steven Price’s Lampedusa is on the long list for the Scotia Bank Giller’s Prize. (File Contributed/ Penguin Random House Canada)

Victoria author nominated for prestigious Scotiabank Giller Prize

Steven Price’s book, Lampedusa, is a historical fiction novel about an an Italian author

Steven Price’s Lampedusa is on the long list for the Scotia Bank Giller’s Prize. (File Contributed/ Penguin Random House Canada)
Alex Solunac presenting at Sidney library. (Nick Murray/News Staff)

Sasquatch sighted in Sidney

Cryptozoologist Alex Solunac gives library presentation to kids about Island’s Bigfoot

Alex Solunac presenting at Sidney library. (Nick Murray/News Staff)
Award-winning Victoria author Yasuko Thanh released her third book– this time a memoir on her painful experiences living on the streets and working as a sex trade worker when she was a teenager. (File contributed/ Penguin Random House Canada)

Award-winning Victoria author recalls her former life as a sex trade worker in new memoir

Yasuko Thanh’s new book ‘Mistakes to Run With’ is her first non-fiction publication

Award-winning Victoria author Yasuko Thanh released her third book– this time a memoir on her painful experiences living on the streets and working as a sex trade worker when she was a teenager. (File contributed/ Penguin Random House Canada)
Jennifer Schell moves from verbs to vines

Jennifer Schell moves from verbs to vines

Okanagan cookbook author now creates wine at Schell Wines

  • Apr 5, 2019
Jennifer Schell moves from verbs to vines
Saanich-based author Peggy Herring will be speaking about her bookAnna, Like Thunder at the BC Maritime Museums “Nautical Nights” series. (File contributed/Peggy Herring)

Saanich author shares historical story of feminism, Indigenous strength

Peggy Herring’sresearch for Anna, Like Thunder will be presented at the Maritime Museum of B.C.

Saanich-based author Peggy Herring will be speaking about her bookAnna, Like Thunder at the BC Maritime Museums “Nautical Nights” series. (File contributed/Peggy Herring)
At Home with Writers Esi Edugyan and Steven Price

At Home with Writers Esi Edugyan and Steven Price

Award winning Canadian authors enjoy Vancouver Island lifestyle

  • Sep 6, 2018
At Home with Writers Esi Edugyan and Steven Price
Author Chevy Stevens is a powerhouse of her genre

Author Chevy Stevens is a powerhouse of her genre

Vancouver Island writer is a New York Times Bestseller

  • Aug 29, 2018
Author Chevy Stevens is a powerhouse of her genre
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
Jan Stirling, left, is joined by Barbara Black, who says their musical performance for Victoria’s Festival of Authors this Saturday in Victoria is a way to liven the festival and show the audience how the arts can intersect. Contributed photo

For treasure or worse, writing in verse

From prose to performance, Victoria’s Festival of Authors celebrates the written word

Jan Stirling, left, is joined by Barbara Black, who says their musical performance for Victoria’s Festival of Authors this Saturday in Victoria is a way to liven the festival and show the audience how the arts can intersect. Contributed photo