The BC Book Prize shortlist was announced yesteday, and we were thrilled to discover that Vancouver Special by Charles Demers is up for the Hubert Evans Non-Fiction Prize. Other Arsenal Pulp titles are also contenders: Automaton Biographies by Larissa Lai is shortlisted for the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize. We were also happy to see Arsenal [...]
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Meet Charles Demers at Blackberry Books
Blackberry Books invites you to meet Vancouver Special, author, Charlie Demers on Sunday, February 21 between 11am and 1pm.
#3 – 1666 Johnston St.
Net Loft Building, Granville Island
For more information, 604-685-6188
filed in Home on Oct.14, 2009
“In Charles Demers’s darkly comic debut novel, Daniel — an East Vancouver obsessive-compulsive — is forced to evaluate his self-absorption against the trials and traumas of others. As he tries to submerge himself in a solitary, Karl Marx-inspired research project in the basement archives of the medical library, Daniel watches his family flounder at [...]
filed in Home on Sep.25, 2009
Charles Demers discusses the impetus behind Vancouver Special, his perfect Vancouver day, favourite writers, Vancouver myths, and his top picks for an afternoon snack in this Q&A.
filed in Home on Sep.21, 2009
Charles stopped in to chat with Graham Clark and Dave Shumka on a hilarious LIVE edition of Stop Podcasting Yourself. Recorded at the Biltmore Cabaret in Vancouver, BC, on Sunday, August 2. Topics include eatin’ on a beam, Louis Riel, Amazon Women on the Moon, the Vancouver Canadians, and two Aunt Vivs. Listen to the [...]
filed in Home on Jun.10, 2009
Available November 2009 from Arsenal Pulp Press.