Natalie Meisner

Book readings from the nominees for the Dartmouth Book Award for Non-Fiction at Alderney Gate Public Library

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You are invited to the Alderney Gate Public Library for book readings by the nominees for the Dartmouth Book Award for Non-Fiction in memory of Robbie Robertson. Natalie Meisner will be reading from her novel Double Pregnant: Two Lesbians Make a Family. Gordon Pitts will be reading from Fire in the Belly: How Purdy Crawford rescued Canada, and changed the way we do business. And, Lindsay Ruck…

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…