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Over the moon(beam)

We're thrilled to announce that WCEA partner Rowena Rae and her sister, Elspeth Rae, have received a 2018 Moonbeam Award for their book A Duck in a Sock: Four Phonics Stories, the first in their Meg and Greg series of chapter books for…

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New book launch

Congratulations to WCEA partner Merrie-Ellen Wilcox, whose new non-fiction book, After Life: Ways We Think About Death (Orca Book Publishers), is launching in Victoria on September 8 (see time and place details below). Books will be available for sale, and a…

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Handing over the red pencil

People often get a deeper insight into their profession when their table turns: teacher becomes student, doctor becomes patient, or, in my case, editor becomes writer. I’ve been writing for years and have been edited plenty of times. My graduate…

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A most agreeable cover

We’re delighted to see partner Lana Okerlund’s article on Seth Thorne Tilley on the cover of the fall 2017 British Columbia History magazine. You can find Lana’s absorbing tales of the province’s pioneer booksellers and stationers on her blog, A Most…

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Four decades of Room

It’s a year for anniversaries. As we mark our 25th, we raise a collective glass to Room, celebrating four decades of literature, art, and feminism. Three partners—Audrey McClellan, Lana Okerlund, and the newly retired Yvonne Van Ruskenveld—have been members at…

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