What I Learned About Politics: Inside the Rise –and Collapse– of Nova Scotia’s NDP Government

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…

What I Learned About Politics: Inside the Rise –and Collapse– of Nova Scotia’s NDP Government

Graham Steele nominated for $25K literary prize

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Former Nova Scotia Finance Minister Graham Steele is among the nominees for the Writers’ Trust of Canada’s Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing. His book, What I Learned About Politics: Inside the Rise—and Collapse—of Nova Scotia’s NDP Government (Nimbus Publishing) has been a top seller since its release last September. Read an excerpt from What I Learned About Politics: Inside the Rise—and Collapse—of Nova Scotia’s NDP Government The prize,…