Stories from competitive seniors table tennis more »
Kris Rothstein is an Associate Agent at the Carolyn Swayze Literary Agency. Prior to that, she worked for five years as an Associate Editor at Geist. Kris is currently a member of Geist’s Editorial Board and a regular contributor of book and film reviews. She is also the proprietor of Smart Cookie Publishing, a micro-press.
Rollicking Scottish play about folk ballads more »
Vicky Chow plays Steve Reich and Igor Stravinsky more »
Kris Rothstein reviews Darwin's Bastards (Douglas & McIntyre). more »
Susan Juby’s literate teen novel Alice, I Think (Thistledown Press, 2000), tells the story of an eccentric girl muddling through life in a small British Columbia town. Juby wrote two bestselling sequels and has since become a teen-fiction phenomenon. In her second novel, Miss Smithers (HarperTempest), Alice, the charming heroine, enters the town’s beauty pageant as the nominee of the local Rod and Gun Club. more »
The Coupland who appeared in Souvenir of Canada at the 2005 Vancouver International Film Festival (produced by Robert Cohen et al.) was thoughtful and affable, eager to share his odd collection of Canadian detritus and his ideas on national identity. more »
The coolest kids of all are the ones who aren’t afraid to show their true colours: those are the women of Turbo Chicks: Talking Young Feminists (Sumach Press). Anyone who thinks that feminism is dead or that young people are apathetic should read this book—proof that there is a lot more to girl power than the Spice Girls. more »