Perished: The 1914 Newfoundland Sealing Disaster

Author readings with Jenny Higgins and Adrian Tanner at Memorial University

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Jenny Higgins and Adrian Tanner will be presenting at Memorial University on May 12 at 7:30 p.m.. Higgins will present her book Perished: The 1914 Newfoundland Sealing Disaster –nominated for the Democracy 250 Atlantic Book Award for Historical Writing– and Tanner will present Bringing Home Animals: Mistissini Hunters of Northern Quebec (2nd edition), which is nominated for the Atlantic Book Award for Scholarly Writing.  

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…