Literature

The LGBTQ Review | These Witches Don’t Burn by Isabel Sterling

Don’t read this book if you’re looking for a story about magic and covens. But, if you’re looking for a cute love story about adorable lesbians that will make you…

The LGBTQ Review | Red, White and Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston

Casey McQuiston delivers a romance for the new age, offering big time representation in a genre normally reserved for binary couples.

The New Twenties Magazine sets a new pace for climate change discourse

A newly-launched online magazine produced by UVic alums, The New Twenties, publishes climate-focused art and literature with a laser-focused aim to restructure the way people see climate change.

Stephen King’s The Institute could be a classic, as long as readers can finish it

The Institute is a gritty account of one boy’s experience in an institute for children with powerful gifts. King creates a story that manages to disgust and enthrall the reader…

Review of Mistakes to Run With by Yasuko Thanh

Yasuko Thanh’s memoir, Mistakes to Run With, is a gritty account of her life as a teenage runaway. More than that, it’s a lesson in imagining people complexly.

The most diverse library in Victoria is inside the SUB

This library pales in size comparison to the towering bookshelves residing in the McPherson library or the vast foyer of the Law library. When you walk into the SOCC office,…

The single introvert’s Valentine’s Day book review

Make a book your main squeeze this February There’s no worse combination than being an introvert and single on Valentine’s Day. It doesn’t help if both your roomates have girlfriends,…

21-year-old UVic student publishes 127000-word novel

Today — Jan. 16 — her book is being released It’s not every day that a 21-year-old can say they’ve written a 127 000-word novel, ended a publishing contract won…

Seek questions, not answers

Steven Erikson on the art of writing Steven Erikson is a prolific author and alumnus of the University of Victoria undergraduate writing program, as well as the University of Iowa…

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