Marjorie Simmins

5 Atlantic books with love

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With Valentine’s Day smack in the middle and temperatures that make cuddling seem like the best plan, February is often viewed as the month of love. But love doesn’t have to solely be romantic love — it could be love of family, love of food, love of home, love of language, and so on. These Atlantic books remind us that (even in the depths of winter) there…

Alistair MacLeod tribute St. Mary's University Reading Series

Alistair MacLeod tribute in Halifax

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The St. Mary’s University 21st Annual Reading Series invites to to attend a reading by Nova Scotia writers from the works of one of Canada’s most beloved authors, Alistair MacLeod, on Fri Jan 30, 2015, 7:00 pm, at the St. Mary’s Atrium (5940 Inglis St.), Room 101 in Halifax. Readers include Brian Bartlett, Chris Benjamin, Carol Bruneau, Alice Burdick, Ian Colford, Valerie Compton, Deirdre Dwyer, Sheree Fitch,Lorri Nelson Glenn, Cory Lavender, Linda Little, Leo McKay, Marjorie Simmins, Silver Donald Cameron, and Carole Langille.