Get a “Strange…but True?” Summer Reading List and Join the Club!

Get a “Strange…but True?” Summer Reading List and Join the Club!   Summer vacation is almost here, and it’s a time when school-aged children can fall victim to the dreaded “summer slide” by losing part of the literacy skills they’ve learned over the year. The Okanagan Regional Library (ORL) branches are ready to help combat this trend in a couple of ways – through customized booklists and the annual Summer Reading Club (SRC).   SRC... Read More

Lake Magazine Seeks Entries for Next Issue

by Paul Marck   Lake: A Journal of Arts and Environment, published by the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies at UBC’s Okanagan campus, is staging a contest seeking literary entries for its next issue. Non-fiction stories including personal, lyric and narrative essays and memoirs are eligible. The contest, sponsored by Meiklejohn Architects Inc., awards a $250 prize and publication in issue #8 of Lake. Deadline for entries is July 15, 2012.... Read More

G’Morning Poetry – Episode 3!!!!

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Word Ruckus 2012: A Festival of Words & Community

Word Ruckus 2012: A Festival of Words & Community   On Saturday, March 3, 2011, from 4:00 p.m. to late-ish, at the Laurel Packinghouse, Okanagan College, with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, will present Word Ruckus 2012: a Festival of Words & Community. What is Word Ruckus? According to the organizers Beks Croker, Jake Kennedy and kevin mcpherson eckhoff, “Word Ruckus is an all-ages literary shin-dig, a pay what you can... Read More

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