Island Studies Press

A celebration of Those Splendid Girls at the Prince Edward Island Regiment Museum

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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…

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…