Nova Scotia

Writing Duffy on a deadline

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Seasoned journalist Dan Leger knew writing a book about a PEI senator’s troubles in under five months would be a challenge. What he didn’t anticipate was how fast the story would grow The proposal was unexpected but straightforward: write a book of at least 50,000 words on the career of PEI Senator Mike Duffy and his entanglement in the Senate expense scandal. The deadline was another…

The Word on the Street Halifax hosts Book Club Boat Cruise

The Word on the Street Halifax hosts Book Club Boat Cruise

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The Word On The Street will once again hold the popular Book Club Boat Cruise on the Halifax Harbour on Sunday, September 21st. Like previous years, book clubs from across Atlantic Canada get exclusive backstage access to headliner authors on a one-hour cruise aboard the Tall Ship Silva. Sponsored by Waterfront Development and Murphy’s on the Water, the cruise is always a big hit! Participating authors…

Atlantic entries make Canadian Children’s Book Centre Awards shortlists

Atlantic entries make Canadian Children’s Book Centre Awards shortlists

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The Canadian Children’s Book Centre (CCBC) announced the shortlists for their annual awards, including a number of Atlantic Canadian authors. “The nominated books exemplify some of the very best work by Canadian authors and illustrators. The Canadian Children’s Book Centre is proud to share these titles and the juries’ notes with you,” said a release from the CCBC The Stowaway written by Halifax, NS-based author Meghan…