As the title suggests, there is a kickstarter for this very exciting upcoming anthology. In their words:
Swan Song is a massive, 12×12 hardcover anthology of comics about music and life and changing the world. We’ve got over 20 cartoonists from British Columbia and beyond working on full-colour stories to make you smile, cry, or get up and dance.
And the best thing about it? Our very own Yash has a story in it that she collaborated on with Annalise Jensen. To get a sneak peek of it and to pledge to the kickstarter, follow this link:
For the past two months, I’ve been taking UBC’s Edx course on Reconciliation and Indigenous Education. Somehow I missed the fact that the “education” in the title wasn’t just the theory but the practice: this course is primarily aimed at educators, and most of my (literally hundreds of) classmates were teachers or professors. However, although […]
Pulp Literature, the BC-based* quarterly magazine (motto: “good books for the price of a beer”) is currently half way through a kickstarter campaign to print two of their ongoing stories, Allaigna’s Song: Overture, and Fairmount Manor Mysteries, in novel form. What is Pulp Literature? Pulp Lit is a quarterly magazine created by Jen Landels, Mel Anastasiou, and […]
Should you happen to be in or near Vancouver tomorrow (May 7, 2016), head to Vancouver Public Library’s Central Branch for the Red Cedar Award Gala 2016! The Red Cedar is BC’s Reader’s Choice Award. Students in grades 4-7 read and vote on their favourite fiction and information books from the nominated list. At the […]
Kweli Journal, a leading online journal of multicultural literature, recently announced the exciting programming for its 2016 “Color of Children’s Literature” conference for writers and artists of color, to be held April 9, 2016 in New York City. At a time when only 10 percent of all children’s and YA books are written by or […]
Awesome news if you, your students, or your children are too old to vote in the Red Cedar Award but love reading and discovering local authors. Thanks to Kari for the announcement below: The Stellar Award, B.C.’s Teen Reader’s Choice Award, is back! After a two year lull in which a winner was not declared, […]
The Red Cedar Award is BC’s Reader’s Choice Award for children in grades 4-7. If you missed last year’s gala, i.e. the party at which authors spoke to an enraptured audience of readers, the winners (one each in the fiction and information categories) were announced, everybody danced to a Newfie song, and copious amounts of […]
I think this is adorable so I’m sharing it with you guys: Follow Simon & Schuster Canada on Twitter for more information! Books are always my valentine.