Your connections to literary fame? British Columbia's literary world has flourished for a century or more, and in the last few years it's established a strong online presence. For those who browse the web more than bookstores and library stacks, we offer a handful of links related to publishers, writers, and related websites. And if you think you or your organization deserves a spot here, let us know: firstname.lastname@example.org. Publishers Most are in the Association of Book Publishers of British Columbia. For magazines that offer outlets for short fiction, nonfiction, and poetry: BC Association of Magazine Publishers Publishers' Blogs Good to see that many of our publishers are also keeping their readers up to date with more or less regular blogs. Less good to see that many publishers don't seem to be blogging at all. Arsenalia (Arsenal Pulp Press) Harbour Publishing Mother Tongue Talk (Mother Tongue Publishing) Orca Book Publishers Blog Meta-Talon (Talon Books) Raincoast Books Blog Raincoast Books Kids & Teens Blog Writers' Blogs and Websites The only drawback to blogging, for a writer, is that it cuts into the time available for other writing. Then again, that's an attraction, not a drawback. Many of us are blogging up a storm, if only to avoid starting the next chapter. Sue Ann Alderson Gail Anderson-Dargatz bill bissett Arthur Black Wendy Bullen: Vancouver Memories: My Year Abroad. An online novel in progress. Wayde Compton Douglas Coupland William Gibson: Great Dismal (Twitter) Jack Hodgins June Hutton Susan Juby Eileen Kernaghan Crawford Kilian Patrick Lane Jen Sookfong Lee Mark Leiren-Young The Golden Mean: A Blog about a Novel about Aristotle - by Annabel Lyon. Gabor Mate George McWhirter Mary Novik Mark Nykanen Kit Pearson Stan Persky Heather Pringle Doris Ray Harold Rhenisch Spider Robinson Holley Rubinsky Paul St. Pierre Timothy Taylor Alan Twigg Janice Wong Ronald Wright J. Michael Yates Book-Related Blogs and Websites These offer reviews, news, and commentary. BC Bookworld January Magazine KnowBC Pacific Rim Review of Books So Misguided B.C. Literary Agent Surprisingly, only one agent seems to be based here: Carolyn Swayze Little Magazines They're little in circulation, but a lot of important writers start in these magazines. The Capilano Review The Claremont Review Crow Toes Quarterly Event Front Geist The Malahat Review Poetry is Dead Prism International Ricepaper Room Sad Mag subTerrain Vancouver Review West Coast Line Writers' Groups Who says writing is a solitary business? B.C. writers love to get together. Federation of BC Writers Canadian Authors Association, Vancouver Branch Canadian Authors Association, Victoria and the Islands Shuswap Association of Writers The Vicious Circle: Whistler Writers Group Blog: Tongue-lashings from the Vicious Circle Thursdays Poems and Prose Conferences/Workshops/Festivals/Programs More evidence that writers are a gregarious crowd. Denman Island Writers and Readers Festival Federation of BC Writers Fernie Writers' Conference The Kootenay School of Writing Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts Powell River Writers Conference Shuswap Lake International Writers Festival Surrey Writers' School Vancouver International Writers & Readers Festival Wordstorm Write on Bowen!