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WordPlay children’s literary festival

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WordPlay (for children of all ages) at Tatamagouche is now in the 16th year of bringing Canada’s best authors to Nova Scotia’s North Shore. Join us on June 20th for teen writers inspired by author-mentors; children leaping and singing and playing games with words; lawn chairs and sun hats turned out for Canada’s best reading their works. 2015 authors: Linda Little‘s first children’s picture book Work and More Work has been…

Authors for Indies in St. John’s

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On May 2 authors across Canada are coming out to support independent bookstores. Authors for Indies Day will bring authors across the country into local bookstores where they will be volunteering at as guest book sellers. Broken Books in St. John’s will be joined by Andy Jones, Charris Cottar, Claire Wilkshire, Elisabeth de Mariaffi, Leslie Vryenhoek, Mary Dalton, Russell Wangersky and Sara Tilley. You’re invited to…

Award season begins: Atlantic Book Awards short list

Award season begins: Atlantic Book Awards short list

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Last night the Atlantic Book Awards announced this year’s short list at the Halifax Central Library. Jon Tattrie  led a discussion with Valerie Compton, Alexander MacLeod and Ami MacKay called “Writers in Conversation”.  Shandi Mitchell’s Dalhousie University Creative Writing students opened the event with readings of their best short fiction from their final senior workshop. Congratulations to all the shortlisted publishers and authors! Democracy 250 Atlantic…