Creative Industry News
- May 25, 2017Read Local BC website takes readers on a literary tour of the province.
- May 3, 2017The BC Book Prizes celebrate the achievements of BC writers and publishers with seven Prizes presented at the Lieutenant Governor’s BC Book Prizes Gala, as well as a presentation to the winner of The Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Literary Excellence.
- February 10, 2017Just published: February is Packed with Opportunity!
- December 14, 2016The recent Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association (PNBA) trade show in Tacoma, US, saw the largest turnout of B.C. publishers ever – thanks in part to grants from the Western Canada Diversification Fund (administered by Creative BC). Orca Book Publishers of B.C. attended and we catch up with Marketing Coordinator, Jen Cameron, to learn more about the company, their experiences at the PNBA trade show and Jen’s Top 5 Picks for Christmas giving.
Interview with Maggie Langrick of LifeTree Media on the recent Passport to Market: Frankfurt Book FairOctober 31, 2016Creative BC's newest Passport to Market program provided funding to five BC book publishers in helping them attend the Frankfurt Book Fair - the largest and most important marketplace for book rights and licensing worldwide. We catch up with Maggie Langrick, Publisher and President of LifeTree Media, to learn of her experience, the value of attending these events and why it always helps to wear suitable footwear!