Launching Baygirl

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A guest post from Heather Smith about planning her first book launch and incorporating Maritime culture into an event held in Ontario   Objects can be launched in many different ways. They can be thrown, flung, shot, hurled, even catapulted, all with varying degrees of force.  But when it came to launching my debut novel, Baygirl, I wanted to set it into motion gently, like one would a boat, nudging it forward till it’s taken by the current and carried away to distant places. A fitting image, as Baygirl is set in my home province […]






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Celebrate the Moon Festival with the sweet taste of Mooncakes!

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On Sunday September 22nd, join in the celebration of the Chinese Moon Festival at Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden in Vancouver. There will be activities, games, delicious treats, and a book reading from Orca’s very own Loretta Seto, author of the enchanting picturebook, Mooncakes. And yes, there will even be mooncakes to eat! Here are more details about the upcoming event: Mid-Autumn Moon Festival Public Celebration Day Sunday, September 22 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Suggested Donation of $5 at Entrance. Everyone welcome. On Sunday, September 22, Chinatown’s Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden […]






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