Silas White co-authored his first book Local Heroes: A History of the Western Hockey League (Harbour, 1993) while attending Pender Harbour Secondary School on British Columbia's Sunshine Coast. It was followed by The Memorial Cup: Canada's National Junior Hockey Championship (Harbour, 1997), also written with Richard M. Lapp. White later served as a Contributing Editor to the Encyclopedia of B.C. and became editor of Nightwood Editions out of Toronto. He moved back to the Sunshine Coast and became publisher of Nightwood Editions, making it into one of the nation's foremost vehicles for emerging literary writers.

[BCBW 2008] "Sports" "Publishing"