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Stephen Hume

author image Stephen Hume was raised in fishing, farming and logging communities across Alberta and BC and studied at the University of Victoria. A journalist for over 35 years, Hume was editor-in-chief at the Edmonton Journal before moving to BC to become columnist and feature writer for the Vancouver Sun. He has won more than a dozen awards for his poetry, essays and journalism, including the Writers Guild of Alberta Literary Award, the Southam Presidentís Award and the Marjorie Nichols Memorial Award. Stephen became the first Canadian to win the Dolly Connelly prize for environmental writing. His other books include Raincoast Chronicles 20: Lilies and Fireweed, Bush Telegraph and Off the Map, which was shortlisted for a Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Book Prize. He currently teaches professional writing at the University of Victoria.


Book Cover Bush Telegraph: Discovering the Pacific Province
978-1-55017-215-7 · 1-55017-215-8 · 1999 · Hardback
CAD$28.95 · USD$28.95
"A collection of beautifully written stories" -The Islander Winner of a BC 2000 Book Award.
Book Cover Off the Map: Western Travels on Roads Less Taken
978-1-55017-239-3 · 1-55017-239-5 · November 2001 · Hardback
CAD$32.95 · USD$32.95
"Stephen Hume has written a letter of love to British Columbia. His [previous] book. . . is a collection of beautifully written stories, articles rendered poetic, about this vast and diverse province." -Victoria Times-Colonist
Book Cover Raincoast Chronicles 20: Lilies and Fireweed: Frontier Women of British Columbia
978-1-55017-313-0 · 1-55017-313-8 · May 2004 · Paperback
CAD$19.95 · USD$19.95
Shortlisted for the Bill Duthie Booksellers' Choice BC Book Prize (2005) Award-winning journalist Stephen Hume delves into the lives of aboriginal and pioneer women who had an important and multifaceted influence on the development of British Columbia.
Book Cover Simon Fraser: In Search of Modern British Columbia
978-1-55017-434-2 · 1-55017-434-7 · June 2008 · Hardback
CAD$36.95 · USD$36.95
A book of diligent research on one of British Columbia's great explorers told by an author with a profound knowledge of BC.
Book Cover A Stain Upon the Sea: West Coast Salmon Farming
978-1-55017-317-8 · 1-55017-317-0 · October 2004 · Paperback
CAD$26.95 · USD$26.95
Winner of the 2005 Roderick Haig-Brown BC Book Prize! Shortlisted for the 2005 George Ryga Award for Social Awareness!
Book Cover A Walk with the Rainy Sisters: In Praise of British Columbia's Places
978-1-55017-505-9 · 1-55017-505-X · September 2010 · Hardback