Fighting for Space: Vancouver Book Award finalist
Fighting for Space: How a Group of Drug Users Transformed One City's Struggle with Addiction, Travis Lupick's captivating history of harm reduction in Vancouver as an effective means of dealing with addiction, has been shortlisted for the Vancouver Book Award. Earlier this year, the book won the George Ryga Award for Social Awareness, and was also shortlisted for the Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Prize at the BC Book Prizes. Congratulations, Travis!
Also shortlisted were Chelene Knight for Dear Current Occupant, Erín Moure for Sitting Shiva on Minto Avenue, by Toots, and Rachel Rose, Ed., for Sustenance: Writers from BC and Beyond on the Subject of Food.
Everyone is welcome to join the awards ceremony. The winner will be announced at the event, following an intimate conversation with authors and collaborators.
When: Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 2pm to 3:30pm
Where: Ninth floor, VPL Central Library, 350 W Georgia St
For more information, see the press release.