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Atlantic Book Awards Presents: Notes from a Feminist Killjoy


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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Atlantic Book Awards Presents: Phonse Jessome


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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Shortlist announced for the 2017 Atlantic Book Awards

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The Awards will be given out in Paul O’Regan Hall, Halifax Central Library, on Thursday, May 18 at 7:00 p.m.

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Writers on Success

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“Once the book comes out, it’s not yours anymore. It goes out into the world and makes friends or it doesn’t; you can’t do anything about that.”

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A look at the 2016 Atlantic Book Awards: Fiction

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Atlantic Book Awards gala, past year

Let’s dive back inside the pages of these award-nominated books, starting with some of the fiction titles.

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Moncton gears up for Atlantic Book Awards

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part of a larger effort to make the Atlantic Book Awards a truly regional initiative

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Ending the year on a winning note

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Linden MacIntyre at ABAs

Looking back on a great year in books, we wanted to highlight some local award-winners. Check out these local authors and illustrators who received Atlantic Books Awards in 2015.

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