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With only a few days left until the official launch of "Outsider's Guide to Prince Rupert, 2nd edition," Chris Armstrong, owner of Muskeg Press, had a brief chat with the author, Matt Simmons (pictured above, in the middle of a hike). They discussed what's new in the latest edition, how the book came to fruition, and the benefits of getting lost on a hike. Read the full interview below. Chris Armstrong: Matt, you and I have known each other for a while. You used to be a columnist with the Prince Rupert Daily News, and you did a bit of writing...

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A certificate from the government of British Columbia states that Muskeg Press was born on December 16, 2009. So, in just over a month from the time this blog is published, the company will be celebrating its 10th birthday. It's been a decade of ups and downs, to say the least. In 2011, we published our first book, No More Secrets: Recipes from Cow Bay Cafe, containing recipes from one of the most popular restaurants that has ever graced the shores of Kaien Island. A few years later, we published ABCs of Prince Rupert and, the same year, Gumboot Girls. After a few more years,...

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