Mary Dalton

McGrath, Peacock take home 2015 Newfoundland & Labrador Book Awards

McGrath, Peacock take home 2015 Newfoundland & Labrador Book Awards

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In a ceremony at Government House in St. John’s Wednesday afternoon, poet Carmelita McGrath was named winner of the E.J. Pratt Award for Escape Velocity published by Goose Lane Editions. Retired veterinarian Andrew Peacock won the Newfoundland and Labrador Book Award for Non-Fiction with his debut book Creatures of the Rock:A Veterinarian’s Adventures in Newfoundland published by Doubleday Canada. The wins represent a first for both well-established…

Authors for Indies in St. John’s

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On May 2 authors across Canada are coming out to support independent bookstores. Authors for Indies Day will bring authors across the country into local bookstores where they will be volunteering at as guest book sellers. Broken Books in St. John’s will be joined by Andy Jones, Charris Cottar, Claire Wilkshire, Elisabeth de Mariaffi, Leslie Vryenhoek, Mary Dalton, Russell Wangersky and Sara Tilley. You’re invited to…

JM Abraham Poetry Award celebration with Mary Dalton and Alice Burdick (on behalf of Don Domanski)

JM Abraham Poetry Award celebration with Mary Dalton and Alice Burdick (on behalf of Don Domanski)

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East Coast Literary Award winners will ready their winning works at a series of readings hosted by the The Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia JM Abraham Poetry Award winner Mary Dalton (Hooking) and Alice Burdick on behalf of winner Don Domanski (Bite Down Little Whisper) will read at The Nook on Gottingen on Fri. Sept. 19 at 6:30 pm. All are welcome at this free event….