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June 2017

Carolyn Morgan Reading

June 8 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Kindale Public Library, 45 Carolina Avenue
Stephenville, Newfoundland A2N 2W9 Canada
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Carolyn Morgan will be giving a reading from Art Love Forgery on Thursday, June 8, at 2:30 pm at the Kindale Public Library. Everyone is welcome! For more information, please contact the Kindale Public Library at 709-643-4262.

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Spiritual counselor and four-time cancer survivor to deliver free public lecture/book launch

June 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1E9 Canada
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Rev. David Maginley, a spiritual counselor at a major cancer treatment centre and four-time cancer survivor, will present a free public lecture on Coping with Cancer. The event will be held on June 9th at the Halifax Central Library in the Paul O’Regan Hall. The evening, hosted by Nancy Regan with music provided by Dave Carroll and Kevin Parks, will begin at 6 p.m. with the…

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Joint Book Launch at The Company House

June 10 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Company House, 2202 Gottingen St.
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 3B4 Canada
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The Nova Scotia Book of Fathers (Pottersfield Press), Joan Baxter’s Seven Grains of Paradise (Pottersfield Press), Don Aker’s Scars and Other Stories (Pottersfield Press), and Lesley Choyce's The Unlikely Redemption of John Alexander MacNeil (Roseway Publishing) will be launched as part of a joint event on Saturday, June 10th from 3:00pm to 5:00pm at The Company House. The launch will feature short presentations on the books,…

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Brazil Street Book Launch

June 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Chapter’s (St. John’s), 70 Kenmount Rd.
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador Canada
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The official launch of Brazil Street by Robert Hunt takes place Tuesday, June 13, at 7:00 pm at Chapters in St. John's. The book will be available for purchase. The author will read at the beginning of the event and then sign copies. There will be light refreshments. Everyone welcome! For more information, please contact Flanker Press at 709-739-4477 ext. 24 (toll-free at 1-866-739-4420) ext. 24…

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FREE Writing Workshop for Women who have had Cancer or are still in Treatment

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Writing Workshops for Women Who Have Had Cancer or Are Still in Treatment FREE Six Week Workshop beginning Tuesday June 20th 2017, 6-8 p.m. For anyone interested in exploring poetry, fiction, or creative non-fiction. Workshops on Tuesday, June 20th through Tuesday, July 25th. At the Community Room at Sobeys 1120 Queen Street. Relax, Have Fun, Share with People Who Have Had A Similar Journey.   CAROLE GLASSER…

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August 2017

Adrian Payne Reading

August 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Warehouse Theatre, 195 Main Street
Cow Head, Newfoundland Canada
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Adrian Payne will be reading from Life on the Great Northern Peninsula on Saturday, August 5, at 2 p.m at the Warehouse Theatre Beaches Arts & Heritage Centre (195 Main Street, Cow Head, NL). Admission is free, but please reserve a seat by calling 709-243-2899. Following the reading, Adrian will be signing copies of his book and the book will be available for purchase. Life on…

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Joel Zemel and Alan Ruffman at the CNRS-RCN Historical Conference

August 11 @ 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Admiralty House, Naval Museum of Halifax
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
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Joel Zemel (Scapegoat: The Extraordinary Legal Proceedings Following the 1917 Halifax Explosion) and Dr. Alan Ruffman (Co-editor, Ground Zero: A Reassessment of the 1917 Explosion in Halifax Harbour) will be presenting The 1917 Explosion Cloud as seen in Halifax Harbour: An Ephemeral Signal for Help at the Canadian Nautical Research Society- CNRS-RCN Historical Conference on Friday, Aug. 11. The one day conference will be held at…

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Bill Rowe at the Winterset in Summer Literary Festival

August 12 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Beaches Arts & Heritage Centre (, 8-10 Church Street
Eastport, Newfoundland Canada
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Bill Rowe, author of The Premiers Joey and Frank, will be a panellist on the “Smallwood” panel on Saturday, August 12 at 10:30 am at the Beaches Arts & Heritage Centre (8–10 Church Street, Eastport, NL) as part of the Winterset in Summer Literary Festival. Tickets are $20 and may be purchased at https://www.eventbee.com/v/wintersetinsummer/event?eid=172159515#/tickets. The Premiers Joey and Frank is three stories in one. First is…

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Dawn Baker at the Winterset in Summer Literary Festival

August 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Society of United Fisherman Hall, Church Street
Eastport, Newfoundland Canada
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Dawn Baker, creator of Colouring Newfoundland and Labrador, will be featured in the “Interactive Colouring Book Session” on Saturday, August 12, at 4 pm at the Society of United Fisherman Hall (Church Street, Eastport, NL) as part of the Winterset in Summer Literary Festival. Tickets are $20 and may be purchased at https://www.eventbee.com/v/wintersetinsummer/event?eid=172159515#/tickets. Colouring Newfoundland and Labrador is packed with gorgeous pen and ink drawings showcasing…

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Antony Berger Reading in Woody Point, NL

August 16 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Woody Point Public Library, Water Street
Woody Point, Newfoundland Canada
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Antony Berger will be reading from The Good and Beautiful Bay on Wednesday, August 16, at 3:30 pm at the Woody Point Public Library (Water Street, Woody Point, NL). Everyone is welcome! The Good and Beautiful Bay reviews the history of Bonne Bay before Confederation in 1949. It describes the people that came to live here, with glimpses of some of the main characters, the way…

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