Exhibitors

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AllLitUp.ca / Literary Press Group AllLitUp.ca, a project of the Literary Press Group, is a place for readers to discover, buy, and collect Canadian Literature published by Canadian publishers. T7a-b

Anvil Press publishes contemporary Canadian literature with a distinctly urban twist. T7c

The Association of Book Publishers of BC supports the aspirations and activities of its members through cultural, economic, and political initiatives and engages with book-related communities. T7d

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battery opera books publishes work derived from, or integral to, the projects and people of battery opera performance. www.batteryopera.comV26

BAZOOF! Magazine is an award-winning health and creativity magazine set in outer space that empowers youth with publishing opportunities! So visit the B! booth for hands-on activities that could be published in the print magazine BAZOOF!, the digi-mag ABAJUB!, or on the B! Blog for the world to enjoy! Share a joke, riddle, or an embarrassing moment, draw a picture, share a craft or healthy snack idea, write a poem, mini-story. Many possibilities! T2

BC Association of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists shares resources on communication disorders and treatments, supporting BC speech, language, and hearing professionals. V13

BC Book Prizes Support the celebration of achievements by BC writers and publishers through the Prizes, the provincial tour, and the Lieutenant Governor’s BC Book Prizes Gala. V17a

Bnei Baruch Kabbalah Education and Research Institute The largest Kabbalist group in Israel and around the globe, sharing the wisdom of Kabbalah with the entire world. V15

book’mark, The Library Store is a non-profit store raising funds for the Vancouver Public Library. P1

Braille Literacy Canada is dedicated to promoting braille for individuals who are blind. T9e

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Caitlin Press publishes fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that bridges the gap between the urban and the rural – home to our queer women’s imprint, Dagger Editions. T7e

Canadian Authors – Metro Vancouver Writers helping writers of all genres since 1921. P19

Canadian Bookbinders & Book Artists Guild (CBBAG) B.C. Lower Mainland Chapter Reasonably priced book arts workshops offered several times a year and annual book arts fair. P17-18

Christianne’s Lyceum brings together writers, artists, educators, and families to share the richness of story in its many forms. T2

Cloudscape Comics Society is a publisher that brings local comic creators together to work and exchange ideas. V19

CNA Canada Learn about each other, build better understanding. V17

Colin Upton Comics Since 1985 Colin Upton has been creating Vancouver’s finest hand crafted small press mini-comics! V23

Comic Legends Legal Defense Fund Providing legal support and advice for Canadian comic book retailers, creators, publishers, and fans since 1987. www.clldf.caV21

Crime Writers of Canada The best in Canadian crime writing. Meet local authors here. P20

CUPE Local 391 proudly represents public library workers in Vancouver, Gibsons, and Sechelt. T6

CWILL BC is a volunteer cooperative organization of published creators of children’s literature. T2

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Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association Come visit the Downtown Ambassadors’ info tent to get your bearings and blow some bubbles. V7

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Editors British Columbia The BC branch of Editors Canada promotes professional editing as key in producing effective communication. V1

EVENT Magazine inspires and nurtures writers, showcasing award-winning contemporary writing from Canada and abroad for over four decades. T5f

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First Book Canada V8

Friends of Vancouver Public Library Members volunteer, fundraise, and advocate in support of the VPL and run book’mark, The Library Store. P2

The Frontier College table will have some fun activities for kids! We will have a bookmark-making station and a book coin toss! We will also be available to chat with parents and caregivers about tips for reading with their young learners. We are currently recruiting volunteer tutors for our many community programs around the Lower Mainland and will have applications available. We are looking forward to engaging with our community on this important topic and helping foster a love of the written word! T2

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Gloria Gurden Children’s stories of Wersel Driftwood and his adventures on the westcoast of British Columbia. V9

Granville Island Publishing Working very closely with authors, GIPL produces books that make a difference – ready for proper distribution. P8

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Harbour Publishing/Douglas & McIntyre/Nightwood Editions Award-winning publisher of quality non-fiction, literary and children’s titles. T7f

hindsight magazine Combining archival photography with editorial content, hindsight is a new way to appreciate our cities. T5c

Historic Joy Kogawa House To book a tour of or plan a literary event in this historic home, visit www.kogawahouse.comT5d

Humber School for Writers More than 320 of our graduates are now published authors! V4

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ICOAAT (International Centre of Arts and Technology) Vancouver’s Literary Makerspace – Dominion Reading Series and a creative space for writers and artists. V2

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Jack Quin Arts and Letters Go – it’s a universe of wonder abounding with light and sound. T9f

James Brandi is a glamourous queer cartoonist from East Van, The Queen of Trash. V22

Jonathon Dalton draws comics about strange alien worlds and the ordinary people who live there. V18

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Kevin Spenst is the author of Ignite (Anvil Press, 2016), Jabbering with Bing Bong (Anvil Press, 2015), and over a dozen chapbooks. V25

kgros is currently drawing comics about teens in small towns and monsters in the woods. V22

Kids’ Lit Quiz Canada is a challenging literary tournament that promotes reading, motivates readers, and provides consensus-building and leadership opportunities. T2

Knowledge First Financial provides families with free information about saving for their children’s post secondary education and the government grants available. V14a

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Leaf Press publishes poetry only on Vancouver Island. Alice MacKay Room

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Magazine Association of BC Drop by and check out some of the best magazines BC has to offer. T5g

Midtown Press is located in Marpole. We publish history and children’s books. T9c

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Orca Book Publishers is an independently owned Canadian children’s book publisher. T5a-b

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Pacific Rim Magazine and Langara Journalism Review showcase the talents of the Publishing and Journalism students at Langara. V5-6

Pajama Press is located in Toronto. They publish Canadian children’s books. T9d

Pandora’s Collective Outreach Society Pandora’s Collective is a registered charity established to promote literacy and self-expression. We strive to provide a safe and inspiring environment for writers and readers. T9g

Portal Magazine T5h

PRISM international publishes the best in contemporary writing and translation from Canada and around the world. V3

Public Library InterLINK Borrow materials from any of the 18 InterLINK libraries using your local library card! P7

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Rahila’s Ghost Press are a Vancouver based press with the goal of publishing limited-edition poetry chapbooks by emerging and established writers. Alice MacKay Room

Ricepaper Magazine is a Vancouver-based Canadian magazine that showcases Asian Canadian literature, culture, and the arts. T5d

Ronsdale Press, based in Vancouver, specializes in non-fiction, YA, and adult fiction, and poetry. T7g

Room Magazine is Canada’s oldest feminist literary journal and has published work by writers and artists who identify as women or genderqueer for forty years. T5e

RoundFire Legends is a digital publishing house specializing in odd and taboo short stories. V24

Royal BC Museum publications bring the history and nature of our province to life. P9

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Selfex Press is dedicated to helping expand the reach of independent self-publishers. V14b

SFU Continuing Studies – Creative Writing Program Canada’s comprehensive professional and creative writing programs, specializing in editing, public relations, business, and technical communication. P11-13

Smart House Books V17b

Society of Translators and Interpreters of BC is the ONLY certifying body and recognized hub for translators and interpreters in BC. V12

subTerrain Magazine has been a source of “Strong Words for a Polite Society” since 1988. T7c

Sunlight Ink Publishing Books for our Being – Supporting people to live their full potential. V11

Surrey International Writers’ Conference Professional development conference for writers of all stripes and abilities. T9b

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Talonbooks is a Vancouver based publisher celebrating its 50th year of publishing poetry, drama, fiction, and non-fiction. T7h

Tara Canada/Share International Sharing-Justice-Peace, the blue print for a new world for all humanity. V16

Two Read Books Phonics storybooks for 6 – 9 year olds learning to read with dyslexia or another language-learning difficulty. V10

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University of Calgary Press publishes works that embody the spirit of literary and scholarly curiosity. V2

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Vancouver Ballet Society – Dance International Magazine Dance International features all forms of contemporary and classical dance from Canada and around the world. T5c

Vancouver Comicon is a bi-monthly comic book show at Heritage Hall. www.vancouvercomiccon.comV20

Vancouver Community College is BC’s largest literacy institution, offering basic literacy to first year university courses. P10

Vancouver Poetry House is the non profit umbrella organization for the Vancouver Poetry Slam, Verses Festival of Words and Wordplay Poets. T9h

Vancouver Public Library is the most visited major urban library per capita in Canada and has been dedicated to meeting the lifelong learning, reading, and information needs of Vancouver residents for more than 100 years. Our vision is an informed, engaged, and connected city. P4-6

Vancouver Public Library (Carnegie Branch)/Carnegie Newsletter Through literary events and the bimonthly Carnegie newsletter, the Carnegie Centre supports creative writers in the Downtown Eastside. P16

Vancouver Public Library Foundation Dedicated to raising funds to support and enhance library programs for families, literacy for children, and opportunities for everyone to discover, create, and share ideas and information. Contact us to learn more. P3

Vancouver Writers Fest connects readers and writers during their weeklong festival in October, year-round special events, and educational programs. T9a

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Westcoast Calligraphy Society is a Vancouver-based society aiming to promote all forms of the calligraphic arts. P14-15

WestCoast Families Magazine THE local guide for active urban families—in print and online! T2

Wilderness Committee Keeping it wild for over 35 years! Free educational reports and TAKE ACTION kits from Canada’s people-powered, citizen-funded wilderness protection group. T9e

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