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Points of Interest

In Search of the Places, People, and Stories of BC

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  • ISBN: 9781778401381
  • Tags: All Books, andrea bennett, British Columbia, David Beers, Essay Collections,
  • Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.5
  • Published On: 4/23/2024
  • 288 Pages

Take a trip across British Columbia with this enchanting collection of essays from thirty local writers.

What makes wandering the vibrant land called British Columbia really special? Encounters with locals who are ready to share, over a coffee or a beer, quirky tales and powerful truths rooted in place and time. Consider this book a meet-up with 30 such storytellers, the perfect road companion for your journey real or imagined. The Tyee is the province’s oldest and most-read independent source of online news and ideas, renowned for its range of voices on politics, culture and nature.

This anthology marking The Tyee’s 20th anniversary includes pieces published over the last two decades and includes the distinct perspectives of some of the region’s most celebrated writers, including J.B. MacKinnon, Alisa Smith, Cúagilákv (Jess H̓áust̓i), Arno Kopecky, Harrison Mooney, Michelle Cyca, Christopher Cheung, Andrew Nikiforuk, and many more, as well as illustrations by Nora Kelly. Pull up a chair and get their inside scoops on the places they call home.

David Beers is editor-in-chief at The Tyee. He started the publication in 2003 as an experiment in new ways of doing online journalism in the public interest. He has lived in Vancouver since 1991.

andrea bennett is The Tyee's senior editor. bennett is based in the Ayjoo Mixw area of what is currently known as Powell River, B.C., where they enjoy baking, gardening and cold ocean swims.