Jack Knox: Fall 2022 Book Tour

Please note: Post will be updated as additional events are confirmed.


QUALICUM BEACH, BC

Wednesday, October 26, 2022, 1:00 p.m.
Hosted by Oceanside Grandmothers to Grandmothers*
St. Stephen’s United Church, 150 Village Way
Book sales by Mulberry Bush Books
*note: ticketed event

COURTENAY, BC

Wednesday, October 26, 2022, 5:30 pm
Vancouver Island Regional Library – Courtenay branch
300 6th St, Courtenay, BC
Book sales by Laughing Oyster Bookstore
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VICTORIA, BC

Saturday, October 29, 2022, 7:00 PM
Hosted by Munro’s Books
1108 Government Street, Victoria, BC
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GALIANO ISLAND, BC

Sunday, October 30, 1:00 pm
Hosted by Galiano Island Books
76 Madrona Dr, Galiano Island, BC
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KAMLOOPS, BC

Friday, November 4, 2022, 1:00 pm
Hosted by Chapters Kamloops
Aberdeen Village Centre, 1395 Hillside Dr., Kamloops, BC
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NANAIMO, BC

Wednesday, November 9, 7:00 pm
Beban Park Social Centre – Lounge
2300 Bowen Road, Nanaimo, BC
Book sales by Windowseat Books
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DUNCAN, BC

Thursday, November 10, doors 6:30 pm
Duncan Showroom, 133 Station St., Duncan, BC
Presented by Volume One Bookstore
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SIDNEY, BC

Presented by Sidney and Peninsula Literary Society*
Friday, November 25, 7–8 pm
SHOAL Centre, 10030 Resthaven Drive, Sidney, BC
Book sales by Tanner’s Books
*note: ticketed event. Masks required.
Tickets $12. Available from Tanner’s Books or purchase online.


For more than twenty-five years, Jack Knox’s weekly humour column has captured the essence of life in BC’s picturesque capital city, a.k.a. Dysfunction-by-the-Sea. In Fortune Knox Once: More Musings from the Edge, as in his previous humour collections, Knox gathers together his favourite Times Colonist pieces that best sum up the absurdity of our times.

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“Jack Knox brings his Fortune Knox Once to our table like everyone’s fun uncle who shows up and makes us feel better. He spins a merry web around the absurdity of our lives lately and it’s a relief to giggle and know we’re all in this together!”
Lesley Crewe, bestselling author of I Kid You Not: Chronicles of an Ordinary Family

“Each essay is a short staring contest daring readers not to laugh. Witty, irreverent, and occasionally tender, Knox crafts stories with comedic precision. Fortune Knox Once offers a funny and relatable glimpse into West Coast Island life—think pastoral love letters written with the grit of an over-caffeinated downtown Torontonian. Prince Edward Island would certainly run Jack out of town if he wrote about Charlottetown this way.”
Shawn Hitchins, comedian, actor, and author of A Brief History Of Oversharing: One Ginger’s Anthology of Humiliation

“Once again, Jack Knox knocks it out of the park. Or, in keeping with previous titles of his books, maybe that should read Jack “Knox” it out of the park. Easily one of the best writers in the country and certainly one of the funniest, settle down and laugh your way through this terrific collection!”
Ian Ferguson, bestselling author of The Survival Guide to British Columbia and winner of the Leacock Medal for Humour