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February 2017

A Midwinter’s Day Dream

February 18

Local Authors tell winter tales Saturday, February 18th - 2:00 pm Lions Den, Oxford, NS   (across from Tim Horton's, just off TC Exit 6) Refresments - FREE ADMISSION Book table provided By Tidewater Books

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Reil Nason Reading from All the Things We Leave Behind

February 23

Thursday, February 23, 7 pm University of New Brunswick- Lorenzo Society Reading Series Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre

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March 2017

Join Author Kevin Donovan for Discussion of the Landmark Ghomeshi Exposé

March 5
Halifax Public Library, Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada + Google Map

Join Kevin Donovan, author of the national bestseller Secret Life: The Jian Ghomeshi Investigation, for a thought-provoking discussion of the landmark Ghomeshi exposé that sparked a nation-wide discussion on sexual assault, the cult of celebrity, and the politics of power and gender in the workplace. This event is free and open to the public. Co-sponsored by the School of Journalism and the MFA in Creative Nonfiction Program at the University of King’s College. EVENT DETAILS 2:00 pm March 5, 2017 Paul O’Regan Hall Halifax Central Library, Halifax, NS

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April 2017

2017 Frye Festival

April 22 - April 29

The Frye Festival exists to feed imaginations, and to celebrate reading and writing by connecting authors with our bilingual community. Join us in Greater Moncton for the Frye Festival 2017, from April 22 to 29, a bilingual international festival of books, ideas and the imagination. Visit www.frye.ca for more information. Le Festival Frye existe pour en mettre plein la tête et pour célébrer la lecture et l’écriture en créant des occasions de rencontre entre des auteurs et notre communauté bilingue. Rendez-vous au Grand Moncton pour le Festival Frye 2017, ayant…

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May 2017

Wilful Desire Book Launch

May 6 @ 12:00 pm - May 7 @ 4:30 pm

Please join us to celebrate the launch of Wilful Desire, book 5 in the Heart’s Ease series by Victoria Barbour, at a series of book signings taking place May 6 to 7 in St. John’s.

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

May 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

In partnership with the Robert Pope Foundation Writing Workshop for Women and Men Who Have Had Cancer or Are Still in Treatment FREE Six Week Workshop beginning Saturday May 6th 2017, 2- 4 p.m. For anyone interested in exploring poetry, fiction, or creative non-fiction. Workshops on Saturday: May 6th, May 13th, May 27th, June, 3rd, June 10th and June 17th. At the Community Room at Sobeys 1120 Queen Street. Relax, Have Fun, Share with People Who Have Had A Similar Journey.   CAROLE GLASSER LANGILLE is the author of four books…

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The Puffin Patrol Book Launch

May 12 @ 1:00 pm - May 13 @ 2:30 pm

Please join us as we celebrate the launch of The Puffin Patrol by Dawn Baker at a series of book signings taking place May 12 to 13 in St. John’s.

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Atlantic Book Awards Presents: Phonse Jessome

May 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1E9 Canada
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Award-winning journalist and best-selling author Phonse Jessome will read from Disposable Souls, shortlisted for the 2017 Jim Connors Dartmouth Book Award for Fiction. He will also deliver a talk that explores the social value of Noir fiction as a form of journalism that examines the many ills in our society. Books will be available for sale from Bookmark II.

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Dartmouth Book Awards Presents: Fiction in Dartmouth

May 17 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 60 Alderney Drive
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 4P8 Canada
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Join us for readings and a discussion featuring the authors shortlisted for the Jim Connors Dartmouth Book Award (Fiction): Darren Greer (Advocate), Phonse Jessome (Disposable Souls) and Heather Tucker (The Clay Girl).

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Atlantic Book Awards Presents: Notes from a Feminist Killjoy

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1E9 Canada
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Interested in talking about how to be a feminist killjoy in everyday life? Shortlisted for both the Margaret and John Savage First Book Award and Atlantic Book Award for Scholarly Writing, Erin Wunker, author of Notes from a Feminist Killjoy, will be doing a reading and discussion of feminism. Questions welcome and books will be for sale at Bookmark II!

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