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Author Gloria Dupont is hosting a book signing on Aug. 20 at the Army Navy and Airforce Unit #5 (contributed)

Teacher turned author, Vernon woman hosting book signing

The book examines how a single shoe gets left behind

  • Aug 15, 2022

 

John Waite had several paintings on display and available for purchase at the 2022 Carr’s Landing Art Tour (Brittany Webster - the Calendar)

Celebrating art in the community with the Carr’s Landing Art Tour

The tour included seven stops and eight artists

  • Aug 8, 2022

 

Mila’s cat. The young artists even get credit, with a ‘signature’ in the book, next to the finished produt.

B.C. children’s book author takes submitted drawings from kids and turns them into characters

Kwaku Amoateng is quite the creative father. In 2021, the Comox military…

 

FILE - Prosecutor Shawn Overstreet presents his opening statement at the murder trial of romance writer Nancy Crampton Brophy in Portland, Ore., Monday, April 4, 2022. A jury in Portland, Oregon, has convicted the self-published romance novelist — who once wrote an essay titled "How to Kill Your Husband" — of fatally shooting her husband four years ago. (Dave Killen/The Oregonian via AP, Pool)

‘How to Murder Your Husband’ author found guilty of killing her husband

Nancy Crampton Brophy’s attorney says Portland Oregon author plans to appeal

FILE - Prosecutor Shawn Overstreet presents his opening statement at the murder trial of romance writer Nancy Crampton Brophy in Portland, Ore., Monday, April 4, 2022. A jury in Portland, Oregon, has convicted the self-published romance novelist — who once wrote an essay titled "How to Kill Your Husband" — of fatally shooting her husband four years ago. (Dave Killen/The Oregonian via AP, Pool)
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West Kelowna author discusses mental health the ‘fairway’ in new book

After battling through manic episodes in the nineties, Walin hasn’t been hospitalized since 1999

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A septuagenarian retired bricklayer is among the six debut novelists in the running for the Amazon Canada First Novel Award. Brian Thomas Isaac, who was born in 1950 on the Okanagan Indian Reserve in southcentral B.C., is a finalist for the $60,000 prize for his coming-of-age story, “All the Quiet Places,” published by Brindle & Glass.THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Brian Thomas Isaac

Retired Okanagan bricklayer among six debut novelists vying for $60K prize

Brian Thomas Isaac up for Amazon Canada First Novel Award

A septuagenarian retired bricklayer is among the six debut novelists in the running for the Amazon Canada First Novel Award. Brian Thomas Isaac, who was born in 1950 on the Okanagan Indian Reserve in southcentral B.C., is a finalist for the $60,000 prize for his coming-of-age story, “All the Quiet Places,” published by Brindle & Glass.THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Brian Thomas Isaac
Jesse Wente, keynote speaker at the Southern Interior Local Government Association Convention in Salmon Arm April 27 to 29, told delegates that ‘to heal ourselves we must confront the trauma we have and that we cause.’ (Martha Wickett-Salmon Arm Observer)

‘Spot on brain’ story helps urge Southern Interior leaders to promote healing

Author, broadcaster Jesse Wente receives standing ovation for talk at Salmon Arm convention

Jesse Wente, keynote speaker at the Southern Interior Local Government Association Convention in Salmon Arm April 27 to 29, told delegates that ‘to heal ourselves we must confront the trauma we have and that we cause.’ (Martha Wickett-Salmon Arm Observer)
Hannah Calder, along with Curtis Emde, have waited some time to show their documentary Why We Write: Poets of Vernon. Their wait ends later this month with three sold-out gala screenings of the documentary. (Contributed)

Vernon poets discuss why they write in sold-out film

Why We Write: Poets of Vernon documentary made by local pair

Hannah Calder, along with Curtis Emde, have waited some time to show their documentary Why We Write: Poets of Vernon. Their wait ends later this month with three sold-out gala screenings of the documentary. (Contributed)
Retired Vernon secondary school English teacher Barry Millar has published his first book, a work of fiction called Dead Money. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Vernon author gambles with Dead Money

Barry Millar pens fictional thriller of woman business analyst by day, professional poker player by night

Retired Vernon secondary school English teacher Barry Millar has published his first book, a work of fiction called Dead Money. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
Vernon resident Michael Buffie and Okanagan Publishing House are riaisng money for Doctors Without Borders and their work in Ukraine by offering a free copy of Elliot’s Pond for a $20 tax-deductible donation. (Contributed)

Vernon author pens Ukraine fundraiser

Okanagan Publishing House and Michael Buffie support Doctors Without Borders

Vernon resident Michael Buffie and Okanagan Publishing House are riaisng money for Doctors Without Borders and their work in Ukraine by offering a free copy of Elliot’s Pond for a $20 tax-deductible donation. (Contributed)
The Choirboy and the Bellydancer is a memoir written by Christine Potter. It is a love story of the Fort Langley couple who met in the U.K as teenagers and moved to Canada in late ‘90s.

Choir boy and belly dancer settle in B.C. after roller coaster love story

Christine and Christopher met as teens in the United Kingdom

The Choirboy and the Bellydancer is a memoir written by Christine Potter. It is a love story of the Fort Langley couple who met in the U.K as teenagers and moved to Canada in late ‘90s.
Eighteen-year-old Sydney Sunderland has published a children’s book that tackles gender identity. ‘I am Everything In Between’ highlights kids who don’t fit into stereotypical gender ideals. This book celebrates children and how they gender identify by sending a positive message. Photos via source

B.C. teen publishes children’s book on gender identity

‘I am Everything In Between’ sends a positive message to children about just being themselves

Eighteen-year-old Sydney Sunderland has published a children’s book that tackles gender identity. ‘I am Everything In Between’ highlights kids who don’t fit into stereotypical gender ideals. This book celebrates children and how they gender identify by sending a positive message. Photos via source
Vernon author Samantha Knight has published her first novel, The Girl With Many Names, a book she started pre 2014 as a student at UBC Okanagan. (Contributed)

Many names, many years put into Vernon writer’s first novel

Samantha Knight’s The Girl With Many Names began when she was a UBCO student

Vernon author Samantha Knight has published her first novel, The Girl With Many Names, a book she started pre 2014 as a student at UBC Okanagan. (Contributed)
Cumberland musician and producer Corwin Fox can now add ‘published author’ to his resumé, after the release of his book of one-sentence stories, Kill Love. Photo by Terry Farrell

To make a long story short: B.C. musician publishes book of one-sentence stories

Cumberland musician and producer Corwin Fox adds ‘published author’ to his portfolio

Cumberland musician and producer Corwin Fox can now add ‘published author’ to his resumé, after the release of his book of one-sentence stories, Kill Love. Photo by Terry Farrell
National and international bestselling author, Gail Anderson-Dargatz, pictured here at Salmon Arm Bay with the wharf behind her, discusses her latest book, The Almost Wife. (Mitch Krupp photo)

Shuswap best-selling author Gail Anderson-Dargatz reveals details about new book

The Almost Wife is a domestic thriller which Anderson-Dargatz says are often about empowerment

National and international bestselling author, Gail Anderson-Dargatz, pictured here at Salmon Arm Bay with the wharf behind her, discusses her latest book, The Almost Wife. (Mitch Krupp photo)
Michelle Good’s debut book, Five Little Indians, tells the stories of five residential school survivors living their lives and enduring the hardships brought on by trauma. (UBC photo)

Kamloops-area author’s debut novel, Five Little Indians, wins prestigious literary award

Michelle Good hopes her book helps move readers to participate in reconciliation

  • Jun 2, 2021
Michelle Good’s debut book, Five Little Indians, tells the stories of five residential school survivors living their lives and enduring the hardships brought on by trauma. (UBC photo)
Author Lauri Wiberg and artists Nancy Vince have collaborated on not one, but two children's books under the title A Whimsical Journey. (Contributed)

Whimsical journey created by Vernon author, Coldstream artist

Lasting friendship born out of children’s book collaboration

Author Lauri Wiberg and artists Nancy Vince have collaborated on not one, but two children's books under the title A Whimsical Journey. (Contributed)
Vicki McLeod will be presenting her pictures of “wild swimming” at an online women’s Zoom event, YakFest, on April 5. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

‘Wild swimming’ offers a cure for the COVID-19 blues

Nanaimo blogger Vicki McLeod among a growing number touting the benefits of a cold water plunge

Vicki McLeod will be presenting her pictures of “wild swimming” at an online women’s Zoom event, YakFest, on April 5. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
Vernon professional speaker Dr. Mark DeVolder, who has spoken about change management to billion dollar companies all over the globe, has released a book called Perpetual Pivot – How the Best Leaders Adapt to Exponential Change. (Photo submitted)

Vernon pro speaker talks change in new book

Dr. Mark DeVolder has been speaking professionally for 20 years; COVID gave him time to write a book

Vernon professional speaker Dr. Mark DeVolder, who has spoken about change management to billion dollar companies all over the globe, has released a book called Perpetual Pivot – How the Best Leaders Adapt to Exponential Change. (Photo submitted)
Former Vernon care aide Christine Thelker has docmented her journey of living with dementia in the pages of her book For This I Am Grateful: Living With Dementia. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Vernon author documents dementia journey

Christine Thelker’s book, For This I Am Grateful: Living With Dementia, has online launch Thursday

Former Vernon care aide Christine Thelker has docmented her journey of living with dementia in the pages of her book For This I Am Grateful: Living With Dementia. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)