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Mister Nightingale, Returning to Newfoundland Less Impressive Than He Thought

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He’s the out-of-town writer hanging around the bar at last call

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Paul Bowdring Book Signing – Coles Avalon Mall

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Meet author Paul Bowdring and have him sign your latest copy of Mister Nightingale at Coles Avalon Mall. Bowdring’s latest fiction title follows self-proclaimed author James Nightingale as he returns from Toronto to his home in St. John’s to for the re-release of his seminal novel, he’s forced to confront his failings, both familial and artistic. Paul will be signing books at the store between 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. with copies available for purchase.

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Paul Bowdring Book Signing – Chapters St. John’s

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Meet author Paul Bowdring and have him sign your copy of Mister Nightingale at Coles Avalon Mall. Bowdring’s latest novel follows author James Nightingale on a brief sojourn from Toronto to his St. John’s home for the re-release of his seminal novel; once there, he’s forced to confront his failings, both familial and artistic. Paul will be signing books at the store between 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. with copies available for purchase.

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Winners of 2014 Heritage and History Book Awards announced

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Paul Bowdring and Jennifer Morgan each took home an Award on Tuesday night at the 2014 Heritage and History Book Awards Ceremony. Bowdring won the Fiction Award for The Stranger’s Gallery (Nimbus Publishing). Morgan won the Children’s/Young Adult Literature Award for Almost Home: The Sinking of the SS Caribou (Breakwater Books). Each award came with a $250 cash prize. Sponsored by the Historic Sites Association of NL (HSA) and administered by the Writers’ Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador (WANL), these awards alternate between works of fiction and children’s/young adult literature…

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2014 Heritage and History Book Awards shortlists announced 

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Short lists for the 2014 Heritage and History Book Awards were released today in St. John’s. The Heritage and History Book Awards are given to works that exemplify excellence in the interpretation of the history and heritage of Newfoundland and Labrador. Alternating between works of fiction and children’s/young adult literature in even years, and non-fiction and poetry in alternate years, the shortlists are selected from among those books submitted to the Newfoundland and Labrador Book Awards. The Heritage and History Book Awards are sponsored by the Historic Sites Association of…

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Atlantic Canadian authors on 2015 International IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award longlist

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Three Atlantic Canadian authors found themselves nominated for the 2015 IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Awards today, along with 8 other Canadians. Moncton’s France Daigle was longlisted for For Sure, a maze of a novel reflecting on minority cultures and their obsession with language. The book was nominated by the Saint John free Public Library, which wrote of the novel:  For Sure is epic in length, complicated in structure and charming in tone. An intrusive author and a quirky cornucopia of facts surround, and support this story of an engaging, believable family and their…

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