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Join Lindsay Ruck and John Paris Jr. at Captain William Spry Public Library in Halifax

Join Lindsay Ruck and John Paris Jr. at Captain William Spry Public Library in Halifax

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Lindsay Ruck and John Paris Jr. will be reading at Captain William Spry Public Library on May 9. Ruck will be reading from Winds of Change: The Life and Legacy of Calvin W. Ruck, which is nominated for the Dartmouth Book Award for Non-Fiction in memory of Robbie Robertson. John Paris Jr. will be reading from They Called Me Chocolate Rocket: The Life and Times of John…

Award season begins: Atlantic Book Awards short list

Award season begins: Atlantic Book Awards short list

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Last night the Atlantic Book Awards announced this year’s short list at the Halifax Central Library. Jon Tattrie  led a discussion with Valerie Compton, Alexander MacLeod and Ami MacKay called “Writers in Conversation”.  Shandi Mitchell’s Dalhousie University Creative Writing students opened the event with readings of their best short fiction from their final senior workshop. Congratulations to all the shortlisted publishers and authors! Democracy 250 Atlantic…

Celebrate African Heritage Month and WIN 5 books

Celebrate African Heritage Month and WIN 5 books

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Congratulations to our winner Sheelagh Russell-Brown of Halifax, NS! We’re giving away a collection of books in honour of the last week of African Heritage Month 2015 To enter, simply tell us which Black Atlantic Canadian most inspires you! You can share your answers on our Facebook page, on Twitter (with the hashtag #HeritageBooks) or by commenting on this post. You could win 5 books: Live from the…