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Brad Cran in Poetry Bash at Vancouver Writers Fest

Published on September 4, 2013 By admin

Always a Festival favourite, this year’s Poetry Bash is a star-studded event featuring six of the best. Master of contemporary mythology Anne Carson joins former Poet Laureate of Vancouver Brad Cran, Pulitzer Prize–winner Paul Muldoon and Governor General’s Literary Award–winner Anne Michaels. Newfoundland’s Michael Crummey appears with his first poetry collection in a decade. Mathew […]

March 13 Incite Reading with John Barton

Published on March 8, 2013 By admin

Poetry lovers will not want to miss the March 13th instalment of Incite Readings, presented by the Vancouver Writers Fest and VPL. Inspired verse with award-winning writers John Barton, Nicole Brossard and Catherine Owen. Please join us in the Alice MacKay Room of the central VPL at 7:30 p.m. | FREE For more event details, click here. […]

Brad Somer reads at Incite

Published on January 28, 2013 By admin

Please join us this Wednesday at Incite Readings presented by the Vancouver Writers Fest and VPL for a titillating night of intrigue, with three authors who tackle taboos, seductions and a bit of mystery. Featuring Nightwood’s Bradley Somer discussing & reading from his debut novel, Imperfections, award-winning author Barbara Lambert reading from her latest novel, Whirling Girl, and C.P. Boyko delving into the […]

Brad Somer’s Imperfections getting noticed

Published on January 10, 2013 By admin

Bradley Somer’s debut novel was released only a few short months ago and yet Imperfections has already spent some time on the Calgary bestseller list and is getting lots of positive attention in the CanLit scene. Somer gets a glowing review in Quill & Quire‘s Jan/Feb 2013 issue. In Mark Sampson’s opinion, “Virtually every paragraph of Imperfections teems with authorial […]