Join us Saturday, Jun 26 at 7pm for FBCW's Telling the Truth, an event with non-fiction writers, hosted by Megan Cole. Register here (bcwriters.ca/events-for-writers) and a link will be sent to you. When it's time for the event, click on the link to join the live Zoom event. Looking forward to seeing you there!
Digital Doors Open at 645pm!
Eva Holland is a Yukon-based freelance writer. She is a correspondent for Outside magazine, and the author of Nerve: A Personal Journey Through the Science of Fear.
Alejandro Frid has for over three decades inhabited the worlds of science, Indigenous cultures, and environmental activism. An ecologist for First Nations of British Columbia’s Central Coast, and Adjunct Assistant Professor in the School of Environmental Studies at the University of Victoria, Frid works collaboratively with First Nations on the pairing of traditional knowledge and Western science to advance conservation and revitalize Indigenous control of their resources. His research experience has spanned conflicts between industrial development and terrestrial wildlife, the plight of endangered species, and the effects of overfishing on marine predators. Author of Changing Tides and A World for My Daughter, he lives on Bowen Island, British Columbia.
Megan is a tattooed food enthusiast with an obsessive reading habit. Her writing has appeared in The Puritan, Invisiblog, Kootenay Mountain Culture and more. She's currently working on her first book titled Head Over Feet: The Lasting Heart Ache of First Loves. When she's not writing, reading or cooking, she's working as the director of audience development for the BC and Yukon Book Prizes and recording interviews for the podcast Writing the Coast.
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