A Measure of Light

A book launch like no other


Beth Powning’s A Measure of Light inspires recreation of 17th Century Puritan New England in Sussex, N.B. For six months members of SLICE (Sussex Literary Initiative and Cultural Events) were dedicated to exceeding the fantastic event they organized to launch Beth Powning’s 2010 best-selling novel, The Sea Captain’s Wife. And on Friday they did just that by converting the Royal Canadian Legion into the mid-17th Century…

A Measure of Light Beth Powning

Pop & Frye road trip to attend the book launch of Beth Powning’s new novel


The Frye Festival is organising roundtrip by bus to Sussex on Friday, March 13 for the book launch of NB bestselling author Beth Powning’s new novel, A Measure of Light. The book launch will feature a 17th century set to reflect the novel’s content, and guests are asked to dress up in period clothing, or completely in black. Historically accurate food will be served and Picaroons will brew a special…