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May 2017

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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Gary Collins Presentation

May 25 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bonne Bay Marine Station, 1 Clarke's Road
Norris Point, Newfoundland A0K 3V0 Canada
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Join Gary Collins, author of Mattie Mitchell: Newfoundland's Greatest Frontiersman and musicians Paul Pike & Brian McHugh for an hour of story and song as they pay tribute to a local Mi’kmaq legend, Mattie Mitchell.

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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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