History books worth repeating
The Awards will be given out in Paul O’Regan Hall, Halifax Central Library, on Thursday, May 18 at 7:00 p.m.
The environment has played a central role in the history of Prince Edward Island
Samuel Holland: His Work and Legacy on Prince Edward Island
by Earle Lockerby and Douglas Sobey
$37.95, paperback, 300 pp.
Island Studies Press, 2015
Join author Katherine Dewar for a celebration of her book Those Splendid Girls: The Heroic Service of Prince Edward Island Nurses in the Great War at the Prince Edward Island Regiment Museum on May 9. Those Splendid Girls was shortlisted for the Atlantic Book Award for Scholarly Writing. Actors will offer dramatic readings of some of the most vivid passages of the nurses’ stories. There will be book table and author signing. All are welcome. Light refreshments will be provided and there will be an opportunity to preview the museum’s…
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 Book Award for Historical Writing Perished: The 1914 Newfoundland Sealing Disaster Author: Jenny Higgins Publisher: Boulder Publications Something of a Pleasant Paradise: Comparing Rural…
Those Splendid Girls: The Heroic Service of Prince Edward Island Nurses in the Great War
$27.95, paperback, 256 pp.
Island Studies Press, October 2014