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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.