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Read by the Sea literary festival in River John, NS

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The Read by the Sea Literary Festival at River John, Nova Scotia is now in the 16th year of bringing Canada’s best authors and poets to Nova Scotia’s North Shore. Join us on July 11 at the River John Legion Gardens on Saturday July 11. 2015 authors: Maureen Jennings’ first crime fiction series is set in 1895 Victorian Toronto, featuring detective William Murdoch. CBC’s Murdoch Mysteries television series…

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WordPlay children’s literary festival

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WordPlay (for children of all ages) at Tatamagouche is now in the 16th year of bringing Canada’s best authors to Nova Scotia’s North Shore. Join us on June 20th for teen writers inspired by author-mentors; children leaping and singing and playing games with words; lawn chairs and sun hats turned out for Canada’s best reading their works. 2015 authors: Linda Little‘s first children’s picture book Work and More Work has been…

Join Trudy Morgan-Cole and Janet McNaughton at the A.C. Hunter Reference Library

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You are invited to a panel discussion with Atlantic Book Award Nominees Trudy Morgan-Cole and Janet McNaughton at the A.C. Hunter Reference Library on May 13 at 7 p.m.. Morgan-Cole’s A Sudden Sun is nominated for the APMA Best Atlantic-Published Book Award and McNaughton’s Dear Canada: Flame and Ashes is nominated for the Ann Connor Brimer Award for Children’s Literature.    

Becoming Fierce Author Panel at the Halifax Central Library

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All are welcome at the new Halifax Central Library on Saturday, January 31 where authors Chris Benjamin and Jo Treggiari will talk about the peaks and valleys of writing about your own angst and woeful youth, like they each did for the Becoming Fierce anthology (one of Quill & Quire’s books of the year). Jo wrote a powerful story called “Love You Like Suicide.” Chris wrote about a time of profound change and learning…