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Pitch the Publisher and the Blue Pencil Café Return to Word on the Street

Pitch the Publisher and the Blue Pencil Café Return to Word on the Street

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  Do you have a great book idea? APMA’s Pitch the Publisher and Blue Pencil Café events are returning to Word on the Street Halifax 2018! WOTS Halifax will take place on Saturday, September 15th at the Halifax Central Library. Pitch the Publisher offers budding authors 5 minutes to pitch their book idea to a panel of Atlantic Canadian publishers. Ideas pitched at this event have been turned into books, including Hand Drawn Halifax by…

Alex Boutilier and Barbara DeLory at Word on the Street

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Alex Boutilier (14th Colony to Confederation: Governors, Placemen and the Merchant Elite) and Barbara DeLory (Historic Halifax Streetscapes: Then and Now) will be at Word on the Street Halifax on Saturday, Sept. 16th. They will be sharing the stage in Room 301 at the Halifax Central Library from 12pm to 1pm.    

Carolyn Morgan at the Word on the Street Halifax

Carolyn Morgan at the Word on the Street Halifax

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Carolyn Morgan will be reading from Art Love Forgery on Saturday, September 16, at 10:00 am in the RBC Room of the Halifax Central Library (5440 Spring Garden Road, Halifax, NS), as part of the Word on the Street Halifax. In 1880, Polish artist Alexander Pindikowsky is arrested for the crime of forgery and sentenced to fifteen months at Her Majesty’s Penitentiary in St. John’s. Governor…

Do you have the next great Atlantic Canadian book on your hard drive?

Do you have the next great Atlantic Canadian book on your hard drive?

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Ever wondered how a story becomes a book? Come on down to The Word on the Street Halifax on Sept. 17 to find out This year’s The Word on the Street Halifax Book and Magazine festival on Saturday, September 17 will feature special events by the Atlantic Publishers Marketing Association (APMA) and Atlantic Books Today that will highlight how a book gets published, from start to finish. Pitch the…