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100 MILE FREE PRESS Features Emily Carr’s BC: South Coast to the Interior

2019-08-29 | 100 Mile House Free PressFull text: 100 Mile Free Press

‘I really loved it – the climate of the interior, the look of the land’
MILLAR HILL / Aug. 29, 2019 4:38 p.m. / ENTERTAINMENT / LOCAL NEWS
An Ontario-based writer is shining a light on the Cariboo region in her most recent book.

The award-winning writer, Laurie Carter, has spent the last several years
working on her trilogy: Emily Carr’s BC. A trilogy that retraces the steps of Emily Carr, a British Columbian artist and writer.

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Emily Carr House: September 17

2016-09-17 EventIf you’re going to be in Victoria on September 17, I’d love to see you at Emily Carr House. Great opportunity to chat about Emily and her travels, with readings from Book Two of the trilogy, Emily Carr’s BC: Northern BC & Haida Gwaii. This terrific event is hosted by Jan Ross, curator of Emily Carr House, with free admission sponsored by the Victoria Foundation as part of their Victoria Foundation Day. I’m delighted to be talking about Emily’s travels against the backdrop of Jen Burgess’ art in her exhibition “on a Tangent Tear.”
Hope to see you there.

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Mosaic Books: July 30: 12–2

Emily-Carr-web-shot-450x450-new releaseJoin me at the Okanagan’s premier independent bookstore, Mosaic Books, on July 30. Drop by for a chat about Emily Carr’s epic travels throughout British Columbia and why I think she’s such an important role model for us today. Mosaic Books, 411 Bernard Avenue, Kelowna.

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Emily Carr’s BC: Northern BC & Haida Gwaii

Website Media PageDelighted to announce the launch of Book Two in the Emily Carr’s BC trilogy. This time I follow Emily on the path of her great northern expeditions of 1912 and 1928, both of which followed pivotal developments in her career and which featured so large in her work – then and in later years. Travelling through Northern BC’s Skeena and Naas River country and the islands of Haida Gwaii, I met amazing and talented people, marvelled at unparalleled scenery and came away wanting to return.

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Robert Amos Review: Victoria Times Colonist

Robert Amos  A trip in Emily Carr’s footstepsWonderful review of Emily Carr’s BC: Vancouver Island in the March 13 issue of the Victoria Times Colonist by noted artist and columnist Robert Amos.

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