Literature

WordsThaw winner: Skipping Stones

The WordsThaw Prize is a contest run by the Malahat Review, one of Canada’s most esteemed literary magazines. It offers emerging Victorian writers the opportunity to submit works in two…

Sports are worth how much?

UVic alumnus’s book a great insight into the economics of pro sports Have you ever wondered why Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry can earn a contract worth $201 million?…

Prof publishes Anthology of Social Justice and Intersectional Feminisms

As you may already know, International Women’s Day falls on March 8. What you may not know, however, is that Dr. Katrina Sark, a three-year sessional teacher at UVic, is…

Brianna’s Books: Sculpture in Canada

There’s this theory when it comes to examining Art with a capital A called the “Death of the Author.” It’s the idea that once a piece of Art is put…

Prestigious literary magazine celebrates Canada

On Saturday, Dec. 2, literary lovers gathered at Munro’s Books to celebrate a new edition of Granta, the prestigious literary journal based out of the United Kingdom founded in 1889…

Brianna’s books: Two Roads Home by Daniel Griffin

How far would you be willing to go for a good cause? Set against the anti-logging protests of the ‘90s on Vancouver Island, author Daniel Griffin imagines a world for…

Brianna’s books: Dazzle Patterns by Alison Watt

How do you recover from a traumatic event? Can you ever go back to whom you once were? The main characters of Dazzle Patterns by Alison Watt all have to face this question in…

A look behind adventure cats Bolt and Keel

  Imagine if your pet cats were more famous and successful than you — that’s the reality for Kayleen VanderRee and Danielle Gumbley thanks to their two Instagram famous rescue cats, Bolt…

The Malahat Review turns 50

UVic alum celebrated with journal’s 200th issue The Malahat Review, a literary journal that compiles the best in Canadian poetry, creative nonfiction, and fiction, is celebrating its 50th anniversary and…