Happening Tomorrow!

Louis’s new book, The Kawai Scrolls, launches tomorrow at the Whistler library.
Congratulations again, Louis!
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Book Launch – The Kawai Scrolls

Join us for the offcial launch of The Kawai Scrolls, winner of the inaugural Whistler Book Prize for Independent Authors.
Where: Fireplace Lounge Time: 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Date: 
Event Details:
Join us for the offcial launch of The Kawai Scrolls, winner of the inaugural Whistler Book Prize for Independent Authors. The Kawai Scrolls charts the picaresque adventures of a young American anthropologist studying the Ainu people in Japan and examines the concept of indigenous culture from a fresh perspective. Author Louis Druehl, Professor Emeritus at Simon Fraser University, is the author of Pacific Seaweeds (Harbour Publishing) a bestselling introduction to kelp varieties. This event includes a reading, book-signing, discussion and light refreshments. Moderator: Lynn Duncan This event is free to attend! Click here to register. This event is presented by the Whistler Writers Festival and Whistler Public Library. The full Festival schedule can be viewed here.
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Hailing all Readers!

We want you to be a part of the next printing of Cedar, Salmon and Weed!

As Louis prepares to do another printing run of the book, he is looking for new testimonials/comments to use on the book. And he would like them to come from you! So, what would you like to say about the book to help those who haven’t read it know if they will like it?

Use the comment form below, or email directly to louis@cedarsalmonandweed.ca

Thanks in advance!!

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A New Buying Option

Passages gift shop on BC Ferries

For those of you traversing the water ways of BC via BC Ferries, you can now pick up your copy of Cedar, Salmon and Weed on board the ferry!

If you are not lucky enough to be near the BC coast, you can order a copy from this secure website – just click on the link in the menu above and well send it right to you!

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Exciting News!

Louis’ next novel, The Kawai Scrolls, has won the 2017 Whistler Independent Book Prize manuscript competition!

Get ready – the book will launch in October at the Whistler Writers Festival.

Here is the official notification text:

Manuscript Competition Winner

Whistler Independent Book Prize Tidewater Festivals and the Whistler Writing Society are pleased to announce the winner of the 2017 Whistler Independent Book Prize manuscript competition. The judges were Byrna Barclay and Miji Campbell.

First Prize: The Kawai Scrolls, by Louis Druehl

“This is a rollicking, rich and ribald tale . . . The dialogue is brilliant, the writing accomplished and the plot events are far-flung, far-fetched and far-out.”
“The strength of this manuscript is the gorgeous writing! Druehl’s use of specific details central to the landscape and Japanese culture is masterful.”
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CSW in the movies?

Keep your eyes open during the upcoming Hallmark TV movie, “Marry Me at Christmas.”

The movie is based on the book New York Times bestselling author Susan Mallery’s book (http://www.susanmallery.com/book-marry-me-at-christmas.php) book of the same name. It is a Christmas themed romantic comedy with a happy ending.

Cedar, Salmon and Weed is one of 13 books chosen to have its front cover displayed in the background during a bookstore scene.

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