Continuing the conversation …

Continuing the conversation …

Consultation and Protocol: Writing About Others We’re all encouraged to “write about what we know” – and we’re also encouraged, as writers, to stretch and engage our imaginations. So what happens when the desire hits us to write about a...
Joy Kogawa honoured

Joy Kogawa honoured

The Nikkei Place Foundation has selected Joy Kogawa as the 2018 recipient of the Thomas Shoyama Lifetime Achievement Award, to be presented this Sunday, March 11, 2018, at their spring fundraiser, the Thomas Shoyama Sakura Gala. We congratulate Joy as a most deserving...
Up to $500 giveaway!

Up to $500 giveaway!

Vancouver Foundation Neighbourhood Small Grants are a great way to bring people together and get to know your neighbours. Each spring, Vancouver Foundation gives away up to $500 in funding to individual residents in neighbourhoods across the city to help them share...
The White Angel with John MacLachlan Gray

The White Angel with John MacLachlan Gray

How the 1924 death of a Scottish nanny and charges against her co-worker, Wong Foon Sing, exposed attitudes toward race, class, and gender dominant in 1920s Vancouver “It takes a distinct talent to turn factual murder into fiction and playwright (Billy Bishop Goes to...
Deeper and Higher

Deeper and Higher

Exploring Identity and Transcendence with C. E. Gatchalian Creating literary works about identity – whether it be racial, cultural, sexual, gender, ability, etc. or any combination of the above – can be challenging. Is one writing for a general audience,...