Rod Drown was born and raised in Golden, B.C. and attended Simon Fraser. He has worked in the mental health field and in freelance journalism, and now runs and writes for an online magazine called Grab News: Muse Views from Vancouver (

Drown's other interests lie in B.C. and Canadian political history. He was also active in regional government for several years as an elected representative.


No Dog Barked: Who Killed the MacLauchlans? (Archives New West 2018) $30 978-1-7750952-1-7

Early Logging Methods in the Golden area (Golden and District Historical Society, 1994)

[BCBW 2018] "Local History" "Forestry"