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December 2017

The Case of the Missing Men event at The Daily Grind

December 1, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Daily Grind Cafe and Art Market, 1479 Birmingham St
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
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On Dec. 1, Kris Bertin and Alexander Forbes, authors of the graphic novel The Case of the Missing Men, will be part of talk, meet-and-greet, and signing at The Daily Grind Cafe and Art Market. The event takes place from 6:00 to 7:30pm. As part of the Shopping Under the Stars event, Strange Adventures will be onsite with a mini Conundrum Press Pop-Up store and original…

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Kris Bertin and Alexander Forbes at Lexicon Books

December 2, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Lexicon Books, 125 Montague St.
Lunenburg, Nova Scotia Canada
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Join Kris Bertin and Alexander Forbes for a signing of their graphic novel, The Case of the Missing Men, at Lexicon Books. The event will take place on December 2 from 1:00pm to 2:30pm.

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Joel Zemel Halifax Explosion Lecture

December 5, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic (Small Craft Gallery), 1675 Lower Water Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1S3 Canada
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Joel Zemel will be giving a 100th Anniversary lecture on the Halifax Explosion. It will be held in the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic's Small Craft Gallery on Dec. 5 at 7pm.

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Breaking Disaster Book Launch

December 9, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Humani-T Cafe, 5755 Young Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
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Katie Ingram will be launching Breaking Disaster: Newspaper Stories of the Halifax Explosion at Humani-T (5755 Young Street) on December 9 at 2:30pm. The event will feature a reading, Q&A session, and an opportunity to purchase signed copies.

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January 2018

January 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Writers Federation of Nova Scotia, 1113 Marginal Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
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Lorri Neilson Glenn will be launching her new non-fiction title, Following the River: Traces of Red River Women, at the Writers Federation of Nova Scotia on January  18th from 6:30 pm to 8pm. After the reading, Kim Pittaway will be hosting a Q&A with Lori about the ethical dimensions of writing a book about Indigenous women as well as the challenges and rewards of writing a…

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February 2018

Healing Effects of Nature presentation

February 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
River and Trail, 47 Clarke Rd
Rothesay, New Brunswick Canada
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Author, Spiritual Care Practitioner and Grief Recovery Specialist, Rick C Benson, in collaboration with River & Trail Outdoor Company, will be presenting a free public presentation and discussion on Healing Effects of Nature on Tuesday, Feb. 13th at 7:00pm. The event will take place at the River & Trail, in Rothesay, NB. Bring a lawn chair!

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March 2018

Writing on Fire Launch

March 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
deCoste Centre Pictou, Nova Scotia Canada + Google Map

Writing on Fire is launching its first Anthology of youth writing, unapologetic hearts, as well as screening the documentary, Writing on Fire—North Shore Youth Experience on Sunday, March 18th, from 1-3 in the Murray Room at the deCoste Centre, Pictou.  It will be a celebration of creativity, a revelation of the amazing authors, the incredible youth who enliven and enrich the North Shore of Nova Scotia.…

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April 2018

George Elliott Clarke reads “The Story of Dalhousie; or, The University as Insurgency” with pianist Tim Crofts

April 29 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Music Room, 6181 Lady Hammond Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
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Former parliamentary poet George Elliott Clarke will be reading “The Story of Dalhousie” commissioned for the Dalhousie 200 year celebration, with piano accompaniment by Tim Crofts. The performance is taking place Sunday April 29th at 3pm in the Music Room, 6181 Lady Hammond Rd. For more information, contact Tim Crofts at tcrofts@dal.ca

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May 2018

The Year of No Summer: A Reckoning and Years, Months, Days Book Event

May 3 @ 7:00 pm
Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1E9 Canada
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Rachel Lebowitz and Amanda Jernigan will be hosting an event featuring their new books The Year of No Summer: A Reckoning and Years, Months, and Days respectively. It will be held at the Halifax Central Library on Thursday, May 3rd at the BMO Community Room at 7:00 pm.

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Gerri Frager book signing

May 19 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Chapters (Bayers Lake), 188 Chain Lake Drive
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3S 1C5 Canada
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Gerri Frager's will be signing copies of her new book on poetry and pottery, Signs of Life: Images Formed from Words and Clay, at Chapters in Bayers Lake on May 19. Author proceeds from books sold are donated to PottersforPeace.org and the Refugee Emergency Fund of ISANS (Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia)

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