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E. J. Hughes Paints Vancouver Island a Finalist for 2019 Victoria Book Prizes

TouchWood Editions is pleased to announce that E. J. Hughes Paints Vancouver Island—the acclaimed biography of the solitary and beloved BC artist, written by Robert Amos—is a finalist for the City of Victoria Butler Book Prize, one of two prestigious prizes awarded by the Victoria Book Prize Society. The announcement was made September 11. Also … Continued

Events // September 2019

This September, we invite you to join our authors at these great events   Thursday, September 12 | 7pm Dig In Festival Karen Anderson and Matilda Sanchez-Turri reading from Food Artisans of Alberta Forsythe Hall, Library 5 St. Anne Street St. Albert, AB Ticketed [more information]       Friday, September 13 | 1pm Antoine … Continued

Celebrating Cephalopods

In honour of #CephalopodWeek, we’re pleased to share a personal essay from Briony Penn’s west coast almanac, A Year on the Wild Side.   Another Seaside Attraction January   She was washed up on the shore: a quiet mass of mottled pink flesh diminishing, even in the thin heat of the January sun. The remaining arms … Continued

Off the Hook wins PubWest Book Design Award

TouchWood Editions is thrilled to announce that designer Tree Abraham has received a prestigious 2019 PubWest Book Design Award for her original design of Off the Hook: The Essential West Coast Seafood Recipes by DL Acken and Aurelia Louvet. Winners were announced June 7, 2019.   Off the Hook explores the world of fresh British Columbia … Continued

Food Artisans of Alberta shortlisted for 2019 Taste Canada Awards

TouchWood Editions is thrilled to share that Food Artisans of Alberta by Karen Anderson and Matilde Sanchez-Turri has been shortlisted for the 2019 Taste Canada Awards. The announcement was made via Facebook Live streaming on June 4. Food Artisans of Alberta: Your Trail Guide to the Best of our Locally Crafted Fare was born out … Continued

E. J. Hughes biography by Robert Amos shortlisted for BC Book Prize

TouchWood Editions is pleased to announce that E. J. Hughes Paints Vancouver Island—the acclaimed biography of the solitary and beloved BC artist, written by Robert Amos—has been shortlisted for the BC Book Prizes’ Bill Duthie Booksellers’ Choice Award. The announcement was made March 20. E. J. Hughes Paints Vancouver Island debuted at #4 on the … Continued

Honey Pie for Pi Day!

Honey Pie From Greece by Emily Lycopolus   A note from Emily This pie is probably better described as a Greek-style cheesecake. It’s sweetened with honey and Apricot white balsamic vinegar, so it’s not overly sweet, and it has a slightly coarser texture than New York–style cheesecake thanks to the yogurt and ricotta, which also … Continued

Holiday Greetings!

From all of us here at TouchWood Editions, we wish you the happiest of holidays and a wonderful New Year.

RELEASE: Renée Kohlman wins Gold at Taste Canada Awards

TouchWood Editions is pleased to share that All the Sweet Things: Baked Goods and Stories from the Kitchen of Sweetsugarbean, Renée Kohlman’s debut cookbook, is the 2018 Taste Canada Food Writing Awards Gold Winner in the Single-Subject Cookbook category. The announcement was made at the awards celebration in Toronto on October 29. All the Sweet … Continued