2009 Vancouver Book Award Finalist

Wow, such fine news this week — The Man Game is up for the 2009 Vancouver Book Award alongside esteemed writers Meredith Quartermain and Gabor Maté. They tell us the winner on November 3rd at an afternoon event with the mayor at City Hall.

Vancouver City Hall

In other news, I’m thrilled and honoured to be hosting the Vancouver International Writers and Readers Festival event with the extraordinary Quebec author Marie-Clair Blais. That’s on Friday, October, 23rd on Granville Island.

Allison Schulnik’s Hobo Clown

Allison Schulnik is interviewed in the latest issue of Border Crossings, a magazine I love to write for, and this caused me to blow my mind, seeing her paintings, and then visiting her site and seeing her animation Hobo Clown. It’s definitely worth a view.

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Also, there’s rumours floating around that The Man Game has been nominated for a nice award, but I can’t find any links to prove it. Just putting that out there…