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,…
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!
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.
Lately, our literary detective-types have been showing some realistic signs of wear and tear. It can show up as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a lasting psychological disorder resulting from exposure to a harrowing experience, with symptoms that range from nightmares and flashbacks to memories that trigger muscle tension and increased heart rate.