Upcoming Author Events
We're working constantly to line up new and exciting author events for you to enjoy. Check this page regularly to stay up to date with all the latest news..
(All events listed below are free to attend and in-store, unless otherwise noted)
May 1st | 7:00 PM
Family means the world to most people, and most people would do anything to see their family safe and free of war and terror. This is exactly what Tima Kurdi was doing when her nephew, Alan Kurdi, washed up on Turkish shores, pushing the plight of Syrian refugees to the forefront of world's eyes.
May 7th | 7:00 PM
Join us for an incredible Summer adventure! On May 7th Donna Kane joins us in-store to present her incredible memoir of transformation, nature, and horses.
Joanna Streetly and Kate Braid
May 15th | 7:00 PM
At the age of 19, Joanna Streetly arrived on the west coast of Vancouver Island and immersed herself in the vast boating culture found there. Since then she has experienced countless unforgettable and life-changing adventures, exploring the landscapes within herself and those found on our beautiful island home.
May 22nd | 7:00 PM
We have all felt the feeling of someone missing from our life, and we have all known the feeling of wanting them back. In this season's triple author event, we invite Darusha Wehm, author of Home For Wayward Parrots, to present the humorous and heartfelt story of a boy on a quest for his birth parents. Daniel Griffin joins the evening to present Two Roads Home, a subtle and moving story from the perspective of a missing boy and his mother. And we have Sarah de Leeuw, author of Where It Hurts, to present her unflinching collection of essays revolving around missing women and geographies, showing not just who, but what goes missing. May 22nd is an evening you will not want to miss.
May 29th | 7:00 PM
Historical fiction fans rejoice! We're excited to welcome a strong new voice in the genre, Peggy Herring, to our store to present her upcoming novel, Anna, Like Thunder.
June 13th | 7:00 PM
Join us as local artist Robert Amos presents an unforgettable new E. J. Hughes collection that will bring you closer to the legendary painter than ever before. Through handwritten notes, sketches, photos and over 60 stunning paintings inspired by Vancouver Island, you will have the opportunity to learn about the method, and the man behind it, in more intimate detail than ever before. E. J. Hughes was notorious for his privacy, so come see Robert Amos on June 13th at 7 pm in-store and bask in the copious creativity and artistry.