Archive for the ‘GIPL’ Category

Access Pro Bono Society donation »

Access Pro Bono Society donation

Bruce Fraser, who has just published his first mystery novel, On Potato Mountain, with Granville Island Publishing is generously donating a portion of the proceeds from his book to the Access Pro Bono Society of British Columbia. Give a great Christmas gift and help those in need of legal assistance. Since April 2010 the Western Canada Society

Bruce Fraser tours BC Interior »

Bruce Fraser tours BC Interior

Lawyer turned author, Bruce Fraser, is receiving a lot of attention in the BC Interior for his new novel, On Potato Mountain, set in the Cariboo-Chilcotin.  This exciting mystery story has received a great reception with two different local newspapers covering the release of the book. Here is a link to the original publication of the article

Vancouver Public Library Events »

The Vancouver Public Library is hosting a series of events in cooperation with Granville Island Publishing. Events start with advice on self-publishing from Jo Blackmore, GIPL publisher and a visit from Dr Stephen Botek, NY based author, who will be happy to sign his book. There is an event for everyone, from financial and business advice with

Pinch Me in the Globe+Mail »

Pinch Me in the Globe+Mail

The Globe+Mail has taken notice of  the book, Pinch Me, A Long Walk From the Prairies. published by Granville Island Publishing.  The  article, taken from the Saturday, April 4th issue, talks about the involvement of the author in African development and education in Kenya. The book, Pinch Me, tells the story of how the Butlers became

Prairie Tour- Beth Rowles Scott »

Pinch Me, A Long Walk From the Prairies is getting a lot of attention and Beth Rowles Scott is very busy organizing her tour of the prairies. Check back for more information later in the summer! One of the stops that has been confirmed is: McNally-Robinson Book Store in Saskatoon for Wednesday, September 8th  7:30 pm. Buy this

IPPY Award Winner – David Kirkpatrick »

Congratulations to author David Kirkpatrick! His book, In Praise of Strong Women tied for the Silver Medal for Western Canada at the 2010 Independent Publisher Book Awards (IPPY Awards) in New York City. The silver medal was awarded to David in NYC during a gala event on May 25, 2010. Learn more about David by viewing his individual author

Trekking the Globe-Book Launch »

Trekking the Globe was launched in Winnipeg at McNally Robinson Booksellers on Monday, June 21st at 7 p.m. Additional author appearances include a presentation at the Thompson Public Library on June 23rd, after Irene  Butler appeared on the CBC Radio Winnipeg’s morning program on June 21st. Signings at Chapters Polo Park in Winnipeg on Monday

New Travel Book- Trekking the Globe »

New Travel Book- Trekking the Globe

Newly retired baby boomers, Irene Butler and her husband Rick, chose to escape routine and trek the globe for a year. Disciplined adventurers, who experienced all the joys and challenges of travel and still managed to stay within their planned budget.. As they immersed themselves in cultures across four continents, their experiences were

David Kirkpatrick on Tour »

David Kirkpatrick will be traveling to several locations to read and sign his book. This tour will take him to Portland, Seattle, Olympia and then return here to Vancouver. Seattle: Date: Saturday, April 10th Time: 7:00 p.m. Venue: East-West Bookshop Contact info: 206 523 3726 or email see www.eastwestbookshop.com For their posting on

Song On My Lips in Rochester »

Dr. Stephen Botek will be giving a talk and signing his book at the Central Library in Rochester, NY as part of the "Thursday Thinkers Series" on March 4th. Meet Dr. Botek as he speaks about his first hand experiences meeting jazz greats of the big band era. Central Library Events: Thursday Thinkers - Song On My Lips, Jazz Greats

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