Join us Saturday, February 26 at 7pm for FBCW's Telling the Truth, an event with non-fiction writers, hosted by Megan Cole. Register here (bcwriters.ca/events-for-writers) and a link will be sent to you. When it's time for the event, click on the link to join the live Zoom event. Looking forward to seeing you there!
Digital Doors Open at 655pm!
Theresa Kishkan lives on the Sechelt Peninsula with her husband, John Pass, in a house they built and where they raised their 3 children. She has published 14 books, most recently Euclid’s Orchard, a collection of essays about family history, botany, mathematics, and love (Mother Tongue Publishing, 2017), and a novella, The Weight of the Heart (Palimpsest Press, 2020). Her books have been nominated for many awards, including the Hubert Evans Award and the Ethel Wilson Prize. Her interests include textiles, music, and colour theory, woven together in the forthcoming Blue Portugal and Other Essays (University of Alberta Press, 2022).
Rowan McCandless writes from Treaty 1 territory, the ancestral and traditional homeland of the Anishinaabeg, Cree, Dakota, Dene, Métis, and Oji-Cree Nations. She is the Creative Nonfiction editor with The Fiddlehead magazine. Her writing has appeared in various journals such as The Fiddlehead, The Malahat Review, and Prairie Fire, amongst others. Her work has been long listed for the Journey Prize. In 2020, she received gold with the National Magazine Awards. Her debut book, Persephone’s Children, is a memoir about trauma and healing and Rowan’s odyssey as a Black, biracial woman who escaped the stranglehold of domestic abuse.
Megan Cole is a tattooed food enthusiast with an obsessive reading habit. Her writing has appeared in The Puritan, Invisiblog, Kootenay Mountain Culture and more. She's currently working on her first book titled Head Over Feet: The Lasting Heart Ache of First Loves. When she's not writing, reading or cooking, she's working as the director of audience development for the BC and Yukon Book Prizes and recording interviews for the podcast Writing the Coast.
*This event will not be recorded.