Pitching excerpts to daily papers and lifestyle publications along the west coast
Kate Bird helped manage the photograph collection at the Vancouver Sun and Province for twenty-five years. She is the author of the bestselling Vancouver in the Seventies, and has been the researcher for numerous books, including Making Headlines: 100 Years of the Vancouver Sun, which won the Bill Duthie Booksellers' Choice Award. Charles Demers is an author, stand-up comedian, and faculty member in the Creative Writing Program at the University of British Columbia. His collection of essays, Vancouver Special, was shortlisted for the Hubert Evans Book Prize for Non-Fiction.