Category: Events

BOOK SIGNING: Iona Whishaw at ALA Midwinter Meeting

January 26, 2019 - 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
TouchWood Editions Booth 2404B

Iona Whishaw, author of the Lane Winslow mystery series, will be attending the American Library Association’s Midwinter Meeting this Saturday to sign copies of Lane’s newest adventure, A Deceptive Devotion. If you are milling about in the Exhibition Hall, be sure to stop by the TouchWood Editions (booth 2404B) between 2-5pm to meet her.   … Continued

BOOK SIGNING: Barbara Smith at Coles Westshore

October 27, 2018 - 12:00 pm
Coles Westshore | 2945 Jacklin Rd, Langford

From a poltergeist haunted family in Nova Scotia to a moaning mist in a Yukon cabin, Great Canadian Ghost Stories proves that we are certainly not alone, no matter how alone we think we are, and this is your chance to get your copy signed by the Ghost Story Lady herself, Barbara Smith. Meet Barbara, … Continued

EDMONTON LITFEST: Food Artisans of Alberta // Karen Anderson & Matilde Sanchez-Turri

October 20, 2018 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Matrix Hotel | Amber Room | 10640 100 Ave Edmonton, AB

Edmonton LitFest celebrates some of  finest food artisans, along with the book that salutes them: Food Artisans of Alberta by Karen Anderson and Matilde Sanchez-Turri. Karen and Tilly will be joined by artisans as well as Trina Moyles, author of Women Who Dig: Farming, Feminism, and the Fight to Feed the World, and event host Liane Faulder. Festival … Continued

BOOK LAUNCH: City in Colour // May Q. Wong

November 7, 2018 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Bolen Books | 1644 Hillside Avenue, Victoria, BC

Join us in celebrating the release of May Q. Wong’s new book, a collection rediscovered stories of Victoria’s pioneers, trailblazers, and community builders who were also diverse people of colour. Meet the author, join in on a discussion about the unsung individuals of the city’s history, and pick up a signed copy of the book.   … Continued

BOOK LAUNCH: Great Canadian Ghost Stories // Barbara Smith

October 23, 2018 - 7:00 pm
Bolen Books | 1644 Hillside Avenue, Victoria, BC

Join us in celebrating the release of Barbara Smith’s latest book of spooky tales, Great Canadian Ghost Stories.  Meet the author, ask about your favourite ghost story, and pick up a signed copy of the book! Share this event on Facebook.

EVENT: E.J. Hughes Paints Vancouver Island // Robert Amos

September 22, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Emily Carr House | 207 Government St, Victoria, BC

E. J. Hughes was the winner of the Emily Carr Scholarship in 1947, and that was the foundation of his subsequent career. A long-time resident of Shawnigan Lake and then Duncan, Hughes achieved great renown. Represented in all Canada’s major galleries, his works have often sold at auction for more than $1 million and his … Continued

EVENT: Anna, Like Thunder // Peggy Herring

September 20, 2018 - 7:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Salt Spring Island Public Library

Join Peggy Herring and fellow local author Russell Cahill as they celebrate their recently published books with a reading and signing at the Salt Spring Island Public Library. In 1808, the Russian brig St. Nikolai ran aground off the Olympic Peninsula with 22 crew members on board. Anna, Like Thunderis based on this astounding historical event and the lives of … Continued