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October 2020

Websites for Writers

October 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm ADT
Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia, 1113 Marginal Road
Halifax, B3H 4P7 CA
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This session is for writers who are considering making or updating a website. We’ll discuss domain names, options for hosting, and site management tools, including the three different types of WordPress. Marketing (SEO, social media, online sales), technical issues (including security), and costs will be considered. ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR Tim Covell writes poetry, and short fiction and non-fiction. His romance novel Ocean’s Lure will be available…

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Unicorn in the Woods – Digital Book Launch

October 27 @ 7:00 pm ADT
Fredericton N.B

Join us on Tuesday, October 27 at 7PM for the digital launch of Gordon Pitts’s highly anticipated new book, 𝙐𝙣𝙞𝙘𝙤𝙧𝙣 𝙞𝙣 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙒𝙤𝙤𝙙𝙨. Gordon Pitts will be joined in-conversation by Dr. Herb Emery, the current Vaughan Chair in Regional Economics at the University of New Brunswick whose research focuses on the development of the Canadian economy and the persistence of long-standing regional disparities. As tech investors…

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Screech! – A Fun and Spooky Book Launch

October 27 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm ADT
Nimbus Publishing and Vagrant Press, 3660 Strawberry Hill B3K5A9 + Google Map

Join author Charis Cotter, illustrator Genevieve Simms and host Vanessa Shields for the launch of Screech!: Ghost Stories from Old Newfoundland. Learn more about what it took to write and illustrate riveting collection of years-old yarns unravelled for a whole new generation. There will be giveaways, a Q & A and interactive fun! Screech is available from online booksellers and a bookstore near you!

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Book Launch – Stay the Blazes Home

October 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm ADT
The Westin Nova Scotian, 1181 Hollis Street
Halifax, B3H 2P6 CA
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Join Carrefour Atlantic Emporium, Nimbus Publishing and Len Wagg for the launch of Stay the Blazes Home: Dispatches from Nova Scotia during the COVID-19 Pandemic Through dozens of powerful stories that illuminate the generosity and ingenuity of Nova Scotians, Stay the Blazes Home captures the many ways Nova Scotians adapted to and embraced life during the COVID-19 pandemic. Featuring photographs by author and award-winning photographer Len…

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Panel: Indigenous Writers to Read Right Now

October 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm ADT

Please tune in as Indigenous writers provide their top picks of books by Indigenous writers to read, enjoy, and learn from. Taking part are Theresa Meuse, Billy Lewis, Andrea Currie, and Shannon Webb-Campbell. Moderated by Raymond Sewell. A reading list will be provided to attendees after the event. Register now at https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_IG7mh6YwS1at-GJlnZIPVQ

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Canada’s Storytellers: Peace By Chocolate

October 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm ADT
Canadian Museum of Immigration / Musée canadien de l’immigration, 1055 Marginal Road
Halifax, B3H 4P7 CA
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In 2020, Tareq Hadhad became a Canadian citizen at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21. On October 28th, 2020, he will return to this special place alongside author Jon Tattrie to celebrate the launch of Peace By Chocolate: The Hadhad Family's Remarkable Journey from Syria to Canada. This intimate event, hosted by Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 CEO Marie Chapman, will feature…

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Peace by Chocolate Book Launch – Antigonish

October 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm ADT
Antigonish Farmers’ Market Association, 30 James Street
Antigonish, B2G1R7 CA
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In 2016, the Hadhad family started to sell their chocolates at the Antigonish Farmers' Market. On October 29th, 2020, they will return to this special place alongside author Jon Tattrie to celebrate the launch of Peace By Chocolate: The Hadhad Family's Remarkable Journey from Syria to Canada. This intimate event, presented by Goose Lane Editions, hosted by Senator Mary Coyle, will feature readings from the book,…

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Book Launch Extravaganza! with Émilie Turmel, Anne Simpson, Emily Skov-Nielsen, Carolyne Van Der Meer, Reem Fayyad Abdel Samad

October 29 @ 7:00 pm ADT

You know the Attic Owl brings it to you every month but we're doubling up this October by celebrating 5 fabulous female authors! Émilie Turmel, Anne Simpson, Emily Skov-Nielsen and Carolyne Van Der Meer are here to launch their newest publications! The Owls is also celebrating Canadian-Lebanese poet and chanteuse Reem Fayyad Abdel Samad! Save the date Owls and Owlettes!

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October Reading Series – The Liars

October 30 @ 8:00 pm - 8:45 pm ADT

Four Fridays in October! Facebook live on my Author Page @IdaLinehanYoung

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James Wilson: Social Studies Book Launch

October 31 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm ADT
Saint John Arts Centre, 20 Peel Plaza
Saint John, E2L 3G6 CA
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Join us at the Saint John Arts Centre on Saturday, October 31 from 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM for the launch of James Wilson’s new book, ‘Social Studies’. Goose Lane Editions in partnership with the Saint John Arts Centre invites you to meet the artist as you explore a selection of James Wilson’s stunning studio portraits. Copies of this long-awaited volume will be available for purchase…

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