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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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Children’s book launch: Piau’s Potato Present at Chapters Moncton in Dieppe


Bouton d’or Acadie and Chapters are delighted to invite ‘potato-lovers’ of the Greater Moncton area to launch Piau’s Potato Present, the English version of Diane Carmel Léger’s tale : La patate cadeau ou la « vraie » histoire de la poutine râpée, beautifully illustrated by Tamara Thiébaux-Heikalo. The event will take place at Chapters Moncton, Dieppe, on November 30th at 2 pm. The Hackmatack Award-winning author from Memramcook (NB), admired throughout Canada for her books (Maxine’s Tree, Emily Carr’s Attic, La butte à Pétard, etc.), will be present to meet…

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New kids on the children’s book publishing block

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Readers often forget that behind every book, there are hours of research, countless drafts, and plenty of marketing meetings. But the whole thing can be just as surprising for new authors and publishers. Recently, Atlantic Books Today spoke with two first-time authors and a new publisher to find what it’s like to be the new kid on the block. Here’s what they told us. Filling gaps Writing a book for young adults seems like a natural step for social worker, actress and producer Wanda Taylor, but the decision to write…

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