The British Columbian Journal published this review by John Belshaw in no. 176, Winter 2012/13.
The website Vancouver is Awesome recommended V6A as a holiday read Monday, December 3, 2012.
Thank you to the hosts of Wax Poetic, Pam Bentley and RC Kowslowski, for having Elee, My Name is Scot and Antonette Rea on their Nov 14, 2012, 2-2:30pm show.
Vancouver Weekly reviews V6A here. Posted Oct 15, 2012. We’re excited that the website is expanding it’s creative writing section!
Thanks to University of British Columbia’s Arts Report on CiTR 101.9fm for this interview on Aug 22,2012, 5pm about Thursdays Writing Collective’s participation in the Summer Dreams Festival Aug 25, 2012. The podcast is available here.
CBC Radio International’s Rufo Valencia did this piece on V6A in Spanish. Includes an audio clip interview with Elee Kraljii Gardiner and a Spanish translation of Brenda Prince’s poem Dance Lightly. Posted July 29, 2012.
The journal BC Studies reviewed V6A here in an excellent, intelligent consideration of the book and what it means to the province. July 2012.
The urban issues website Spacing inaugurates a new feature on its Vancouver site: “Writing Vancouver” with biweekly excerpts from V6A beginning June 15, 2012. The section invites other DTES writers to contribute their writing to the blog. We’re happy to have had a role in establishing another venue for DTES writing! So far pieces by Rachel Rose, Madeleine Thien and Albert Flett have been posted.
An excellent article with excerpts from V6A is on TheTyee.ca from June 15, 2012.
June 4, 2012: V6A contributor Don Larson continued his serialized interviews on Coop Radio 102.7fm with guests Sen Yi, John Barry and Patrick Foley. Main and Hastings Show.
On May 21, 2012 V6A contributor Don Larson continued his serialized interviews on Coop Radio 102.7fm with guests Anne Hopkinson and Antonette Rea. Main and Hastings Show.
A review of V6A appears here May 7, 2012, on the website of Spacing Vancouver, a site concerned with urban space and mapping.
On May 7, 2012 V6A contributors Phoenix Winter and Elaine Woo read their poems on Don Larson’s Coop Radio 102.7fm show “Main and Hastings.”
Contributor Phoenix Winter wrote this piece on the Downtown Eastside Neighbourhood Council site on April 30, 2012!
Henry Doyle, Jonina Kirton and Rockin’ Robyn Livingstone on Coop Radio 102.7fm in Vancouver discuss V6A with contributor Don Larson on his one hour radio show, “Main and Hastings” April 23, 2012.
CBC radio’s Ariel Fournier speaks with host Sheryl Mackay about Thursdays Writing Collective on North By Northwest, Saturday, April 21st, 7:30am. Ariel wrote with us last week and made this short doc which includes interviews with Muriel, Henry, John and Elee.
The Georgia Strait published a lovely review on April 18, 2012, “V6A: Writing From Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside Has Strange Potency.”
On Monday April 16, 2012 contributors Jonina Kirton, Stephen Lytton, Don Larson talked with Gunargie O’Connell on Vancouver Coop Radio’s “When the Spirit Whispers” from 1:20-2:30pm. Gunargie led an interesting and heartfelt discussion about the impact of Residential Schools and abuse on First Nations and Metis people.
Arsenal Pulp Press blogged about the launch at their site Arsenalia.
On Thursday April 12, 2012 contributor Irit Shimrat and coeditor Elee Kraljii Gardiner were guests on CBC’s On the Coast with Stephen Quinn. We will post the audio link here as soon as it is available!
On Monday, April 9, 2012 Elee Kraljii Gardiner and Lora McElhinney will join V6A contributor Don Larson on his 102.7 Coop Radio show “Main and Hastings” at 4pm.
An article on V6A appears in the April 6, 2012 print and online Vancouver Courier.
Megaphone, Vancouver’s street magazine did a cover story on V6A with interviews with Henry Doyle, Michael Turner, Cathleen With and Madeleine Thien. Here is the cover!