If tomrrow’s DVD release of Julie & Julia is inspiring you to cook, don’t forget there was a Ukrainian Canadian version who paved the way for her prairie peers with her own brand of Ukrainian cooking, art, history and grammar books more than half a century ago: Savella Stechishin (née Wawryniuk) worked to secure the […]Read more "A Ukrainian Canadian Julia Child and more: Savella Stechishin"
From Uptown Magazine (Winnipeg): Vancouver-based poet Elizabeth Bachinsky got in touch with her Ukrainian heritage with her new book, God of Missed Connections (Nightwood Editions). “I’m third generation Vancouver and we’re pretty closed off from that culture,” she says. “It’s a really good vantage point,” she adds. “I never tried the superficial stuff like dancing […]Read more "Elizabeth Bachinsky gets in touch with the darker side of her Ukrainian heritage in her latest book (Updated)"
With Sony unveiling a new ebook reader across Canada last weekend, I stumbled upon an e-book repository called Our Roots that is a Canadian initiative to digitize books that cover Canada’s diverse nationalities and Ukraine is quite represented! There were so many books on the Ukrainian Canadian experience that I couldn’t possibly list them all […]Read more "Discovering a hidden Ukrainian Canadian ebook repository"
From the Edmonton Sun: Alberta is a rich bastion of Ukrainian heritage, full of stories that Danny Evanishen says need preserving. But he’s worried those memories are fading. In fact, he guesses that there may be nobody left in the entire region who saw firsthand the development of the West by Ukrainian immigrants, some coming […]Read more "Author hunts Ukrainian stories"
Earlier this week I noticed on Amazon.ca that this book was listed as ‘Ukranian Cooking’. Luckily it was very easy to fix, at the bottom of the product page under the ‘Feedback’ section you can update the product information. I went to the page and filled out the form with the correct information and in […]Read more "Correcting a book on Amazon"