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Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia announces East Coast Literary Awards short list

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Awards celebrate a diversity of regional voices in non-fiction, poetry and fiction The Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia released the short list for the 2015 East Coast Literary Awards this morning. These three awards celebrate and promote excellence in writing from Atlantic Canada. The Thomas Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award, valued at $25,000, is one of  Canada’s largest literary prizes. It was established by Raddall himself and…

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NEW DATE: A.J.B. Johnston presents History and Fiction: A transition from historian to novelist in Wolfville

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A.J.B. Johnston’s presentations on History and Fiction continue this month in Wolfville, Nova Scotia In this presentation, Johnston outlines his transition from historian to novelist and give some background on his research and sense of 18th-century France and England in the crafting of his Thomas Pichon novels (Thomas, A Secret Life, and The Maze (both published by Cape Breton University Press). On April 8, he will speak to the Wolfville Historical…

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A.J.B. Johnston presents History and Fiction: A transition from historian to novelist in Annapolis Royal

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A.J.B. Johnston’s presentations on History and Fiction continue this month in Annapolis Royal. In this presentation, Johnston outlines his transition from historian to novelist and give some background on his research and sense of 18th-century France and England in the crafting of his Thomas Pichon novels (Thomas, A Secret Life, and The Maze (both published by Cape Breton University Press). On Feb. 16, Johnston will speak – during Annapolis…