Claire Festel

Lively Gathering

In 2008, artist Val Hodgson wanted to paint something familiar to her: women over 50 years of age, and the links that exist among Yukon women. At the same time, Yukon writer Claire Festel was writing profiles for the magazine Yukon, North of Ordinary. “We decided to collaborate and I was going to interview the …

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Pre-Christmas Signing

Over a dozen Yukon authors published books this year, and from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, December 3, readers can meet seven of them for refreshments and autographs at the annual Mac’s Fireweed Books holiday book bash. “I’ll have to see where I’m going to put everyone,” jokes manager Lise Schonewille. In the …

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