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New Star named Publisher of the Year by Pandora’s Collective


summer_dreams_13_posterPandora’s Collective, a circle of writers and readers operating out of fabled East Vancouver for the last ten years, has named New Star Books as Publisher of the Year for 2013.

Vancouver writer Dennis Bolen will present the award on August 23 at the CBC Studios in Downtown Vancouver to New Star majordomo Rolf Maurer at the Pandora’s Collectively-hosted Summer Dreams Literary Gala.

The gala kicks off the annual Summer Dreams Literary Arts Festival, which continues the next day, Saturday, at Trout Lake. Others to be honoured at the ’13 Summer Dreams Gala are Joy Kogawa, Jen Currin, Ariadne Sawyer, Chris Gilpin, and Ricepaper Magazine. The gala gets under way at 7:30 pm. Admission is free. More about the event here.