Sweetland

Port Medway Readers’ Festival: Michael Crummey

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Join Michael Crummey on Aug. 1 for the third event in the Port Medway Reader’s Festival. Crummey will be reading from his novel Sweetland at 7p.m. at the Old Meeting House in Port Medway. Tickets are $20.00 per person, per event.  A festival sponsorship, which includes two tickets to each of the three author readings, is available for $175.00.  (Please note a sponsorship does not include tickets…

Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia announces East Coast Literary Awards short list

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Awards celebrate a diversity of regional voices in non-fiction, poetry and fiction The Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia released the short list for the 2015 East Coast Literary Awards this morning. These three awards celebrate and promote excellence in writing from Atlantic Canada. The Thomas Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award, valued at $25,000, is one of  Canada’s largest literary prizes. It was established by Raddall himself and…

A night for readings with BMO Winterset Award finalists Michael Crummey, Megan Gail Coles and Alan Doyle

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The Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council (NLAC) finalists for the 2014 BMO Winterset Award will read from their works and answer questions from the audience at a public reading and reception: 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, at The Rooms (in the Theatre), 9 Bonaventure Avenue in St. John’s. The award celebrates excellence in Newfoundland and Labrador writing. The winner will be announced at Government House on Thursday, March 26….

And evening with Newfoundland authors Michael Crummey, Stan Dragland and Sara Tilley in Halifax

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Join Newfoundland and Labrador authors Michael Crummey (Sweetland), Stan Dragland (The Bricoleur and His Sentences) and Sara Tilley (Duke: A Novel) at the Company House in Halifax for an evening of readings on Saturday, March 7. About the authors: Michael Crummey was born in Buchans, NL and is the author of four books of poetry and a book of short stories, Flesh and Blood. His second book of poetry…