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The 2017 East Coast Literary Awards Shortlists Released

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The Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia (WFNS) has announced the shortlists for the 2017 East Coast Literary Awards (ECLAs).

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Emancipate Yourself From Mental Slavery

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“Redemption Song” is one of the greatest hymns composed by humanity. And it was born in Nova Scotia.

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Get Outside with 5 Books

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Here are five excellent guidebooks to help you plan your Atlantic Canadian staycation this summer.

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This art show invites viewers to judge books by their covers

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A September exhibition at Dart Gallery in Dartmouth welcomes visitors to judge books – including Jon Tattrie’s newest novel – by their covers

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Chad Pelley’s novel Away From Everywhere inspires feature film

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A Newfoundland writer’s debut has been turned into a major motion picture starring Jason Priestley

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Atlantic Book Awards short list announcement and author readings with Jon Tattrie, Valerie Compton, Alexander MacLeod and Ami McKay


Award-winning author Jon Tattrie hosts a conversation with other Atlantic Canadian writers on Tuesday, April 7 at Paul O’Regan Hall, Halifax Central Library (Spring Garden Road, Halifax) beginning at 7:00 p.m. The literary evening is a fundraiser in support of the Atlantic Book Awards Society. Tickets are $12 and can be purchased at the door, and you can win books at the event. Joining Jon Tattrie in conversation are local authors Valerie Compton, Alexander MacLeod and Ami McKay. There will also be a special presentation by Dalhousie University Creative Writing students…

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Word for word: The language of Easter

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As Easter weekend approaches, Jon Tattrie shares the lesser known meanings of many words popular this time of year

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