Tag Archives: Magazine

Poem in Quilliad Press

My poem, “Garry Oak”, is being published in the Fall issue of Quilliad Press, to be launched October 22nd in Toronto. Inspired by the haunting beauty and fantastic shapes of these native oaks (named for a deputy governor of the Hudson’s Bay Company, and sometimes called Oregon Oak in the US), the poem celebrates this […]

RCLAS E-zine Special Contest Edition

The Royal City Literary Arts Society’s June E-zine, Wordplay at work, features the winning entries from their Write On! Contest, including my poem, Western Bleeding Heart (p. 45). This page has the link to their online magazine. http://rclas.com/events/june-2014-rclas-e-zine-special-contest-edition-issue-16

BC Studies: The BC Quarterly Review

BC Studies: The BC Quarterly – Reviewed by Mark Diotte “What impresses me most about Winn’s novel is how she uses the characters of Margaret Work and her sisters to unobtrusively foreground the injustices they faced in terms of race, class, and gender…In fact, it is in Winn’s examination of the intersections of race, class, […]

BC BookWorld Cover Review

BC BookWorld – Spring 2010 cover article and review by Joan Givner “Vanessa Winn’s debut novel explores pride and prejudice in Victoria… [and] recalls the familiar opening of a novel by Jane Austen… [Winn] deftly weaves together history and fiction to form an informative and engrossing story… The book conveys a vivid sense of the […]

January Magazine Review

January Magazine – Review by Linda L. Richards “…the rhythms of the lives of Winn’s characters sweep you along, if you let them. Winn has worked closely with history and it shows. Her detail has a rich and authentic feel… The Chief Factor’s Daughter is a quiet, elegant book. It deals with an important piece […]