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2014 Vancouver Book Fair

The dates for the Vancouver Book Fair have been announced: Sat. Oct. 4 – 1pm to 7pm Sun. Oct. 5 – 11am to 4pm Location: UBC Robson Square 800 Robson Street Vancouver, BC The Vancouver Book Fair is the…

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Whittington Press Open Day 2013

It’s that time of the year again – John & Rosalind Randle’s Whittington Press is holding their annual Open Day, also knows as Presstival, on Saturday 7th September 2013 from 2 p.m. onwards. The Whittington Press publishes fine press…

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PEN America announces 2013 Literary Awards Shortlist

For more than 50 years, the PEN awards have honored many of the most outstanding voices in literature across such diverse fields as fiction, poetry, science writing, essays, sports writing, biography, children’s literature, translation, and drama.  With the help…

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The Nawakum Press Announces New Titles for 2013

The Nawakum Press wrote to let me know about two new titles that they recently announced, and they look gorgeous. The Book of Sand by Jorge Luis Borges First up is The Book of Sand, a short story written by…

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Whittington Press Short Film

A beautiful short film on the Whittington Press with John and Pat Randle. At 2:07 you can see the poster with the huge ‘M’ that the Press made to celebrate the fourth decade of the press, one of the…

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2013 Vancouver Book Fair

The 2013 Vancouver Book Fair – Antiquarian, Collectible & Rare will take place on Sat. Sept 28 (Noon to 7pm) & Sun. Sept 29 (Noon to 5pm) at UBC Robson Square, 800 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC. If it’s anything like…