Within our justice system, all aspects of a victim’s personal life are on the table: sexual history, correspondence, drinking and drug use. The accused is not put through the same paces; he has the right not to testify. While few in the legal community wish to see this protection removed, it creates a power imbalance in sexual assault cases.
Racket: New Writing Made in Newfoundland brings us new voices that shape themselves into a range of stories.
Long Red Hair: A Graphic Memoir
by Meags Fitzgerald
$17, paperback, 88 pp.
Conundrum Press, 2015
The last few weeks have been gang busters for Atlantic Canadian authors, and we couldn’t be more proud. Here’s a quick round up
If you’ve ever wondered how a story becomes a book attend The Word on the Street Halifax on Sept. 19 to find out
Looking for feedback on your writing? The Blue Pencil Café at The Word on the Street Halifax offers budding authors the opportunity to receive targeted feedback from a professional editor. Each registered author will have 15 minutes to discuss their submitted work with an editor. We’ll make every effort to match you with an editor who works in your genre. This free event is offered by the Atlantic Publishers Marketing Association. How to apply: Email to firstname.lastname@example.org a 3-page (double-spaced, 12 point type) excerpt from the work you would like…
What’s happening in the book world this summer? Plenty! Check out our book launch slide show