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Book Reading: McNutt’s Island Journal

Western Counties Regional Library 405 Main St., Yarmouth, NS

Joanna Gilman Hyde will read passages from McNutt’s Island Journal, a posthumous publication of her mother’s journal entries during her solitary stay on the island off the coast of Shelburne from September 1984 to May 1985.https://www.facebook.com/events/759585781782084/

YA Graphic Novels Panel with Patrick Allaby and Lynette Richards, hosted by Mollie Cronin

Halifax Central Library Halifax Central Library

Meet Lynette Richards and Patrick Allaby, and learn about their work as graphic novelists. Lynette has been cartooning her whole life. She chose Stained Glass as her professional medium because it is both a trade and an art that has used sequential narration for over 1000 years! Her debut graphic novel, Call Me Bill, is […]

REPORT | Écrire la nature : atelier d’écriture avec Sarah Marylou Brideau (FR)

La Solitude de Pré-d'en-Haut 1188 rue Principale, Memramcook, NB

La saison 2022-2023 d’ateliers d’écriture et de classes de maître commence le 1er octobre prochain avec 𝗦𝗮𝗿𝗮𝗵 𝗠𝗮𝗿𝘆𝗹𝗼𝘂 𝗕𝗿𝗶𝗱𝗲𝗮𝘂.La poète originaire de la Péninsule acadienne offrira un atelier intitulé 𝙀́𝙘𝙧𝙞𝙧𝙚 𝙡𝙖 𝙣𝙖𝙩𝙪𝙧𝙚, qui se déroulera à La Solitude de Pré-d’en-Haut, à Memramcook. 🍂𝗗𝗲𝘀𝗰𝗿𝗶𝗽𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗱𝗲 𝗹'𝗮𝘁𝗲𝗹𝗶𝗲𝗿 :Où commence l’écriture de la poésie quand la page blanche […]

Audiobook Launch

Online Events

Come join us in celebrating the launch of our new audiobooks, including all our poetry titles up until this year.Roxanna Bennett's "unmeaningable"Tom Prime / Gary Barwin's "A Cemetery for Holes"Danny Jacobs' "Sourcebooks for Our Drawings"Mike Chaulk's "Night Lunch"Amy LeBlanc's "I know something you don't know"Travis Lane's "Keeping Count"Lily Wang's "Saturn Peach"Khashayar Mohammadi's "Me, You, Then […]

Jody Wilson-Raybould + Megan Leslie, and Lisa Moore + Lawrence Hill

McInnis Room at Dalhousie 6136 University Ave, Halifax, NS

Tickets for this event are $10 and include both conversations.Lisa Moore is a writer of short stories and novels from St. John’s. She has won the Commonwealth Fiction Prize, CBC’s Canada Reads, and the Writers’ Trust Engel Findley Award and received nominations for the Man Booker Prize, Scotiabank Giller Prize, and Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction […]

LaHave River Books Presents Scott Ellis

LaHave River Books LaHave River Books

Please join us as Scott Ellis shares from his new book, "Counting Numbers: Starve. Sleep. Repeat". In "Counting Numbers", Ellis walks you through the journey of his battle with Anorexia Nervosa and offers hope for those suffering from this eating disorder. All welcome. https://www.facebook.com/events/1527989704288014/

Mi’kmaq Storytellers Circle

windsor junction, nova scotia

Celebrate the start of Mi'kmaq History Month with this limited-capacity event in Windsor Junction. Join storytellers shalan joudry, Theresa Meuse and Raymond Sewell in the sharing circle as they talk with each other about Mi'kmaq narratives and ways of storytelling. Tickets are $5. Proceeds for this event will go to the Mi'kmaq Friendship Centre. Space […]

Journée des jeunes!

Halifax Central Library Halifax Central Library

Appel aux jeunes : Rendez-vous à la Bibliothèque centrale de Halifax le dimanche 2 octobre pour des lectures et des ateliers avec les auteurs Fabien Melanson, Nico et Denis M. Boucher. La programmation se déroulera en français.Calling all kids: Join us at Halifax Central Library on Sunday, October 2 for readings with beloved authors Fabien […]

Engaging The Climate with Kim Stanley Robinson, Catherine Bush, Waubgeshig Rice, Madhur Anand

McInnis Room at Dalhousie 6136 University Ave, Halifax, NS

Engaging the Climate is presented by Clean Foundation, with support from Arts Nova Scotia. Catherine Bush was a 2019 Fiction Meets Science Fellow at the HWK in Germany and has written and spoken internationally about responding to the climate crisis through fiction. Her latest novel, Blaze Island, does just that. Waubgeshig Rice is an author […]

Sue Goyette + Madhur Anand, plus Lawrence Hill in conversation with Sylvia Hamilton

McInnis Room at Dalhousie 6136 University Ave, Halifax, NS

Sue Goyette's poetry explores—among other themes—the wilderness within us and without us. She writes with deep humanity and hospitality, and with an uncanny ability to look at the stuff of our lives slantwise, and show it in to us anew. She has won the Pat Lowther Prize and the Atlantic Poetry Prize, and was a […]

Writers on the River – Poetry with Sue Sinclair, Daniel Scott Tysdal, Triny Finlay, Alyda Faber

Petitcodiac Public Library / Bibliothèque publique de Petitcodiac

The Petitcodiac Public Library presents another edition of our Writers on the River Reading Series! Acclaimed poets Sue Sinclair, Daniel Scott Tysdal, and Triny Finlay will be reading from their new book – all out now from Goose Lane Editions. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear three incredible writers read and discuss their work. All […]

“Gaining it at 41”, author reading with Sarah Butland (in-person & online)

New Glasgow Library New Glasgow Library

All are welcome to join us this evening at the New Glasgow Library for an author reading with local author Sarah Butland, as she shares with us her newly published sequel, "Gaining it at 41". Copies of her books will be available for purchase and signing. Sarah's author reading will also be live streamed by […]

icehouse & friends: Moncton

Laundromat Expresso Bar 382 rue St. George St, Moncton, NB

Join us for an evening of poetry at the Laundromat Espresso Bar, featuring icehouse poets Daniel Scott Tysdal (The End Is in the Middle), Sue Sinclair (Almost Beauty), Triny Finlay (Myself A Paperclip), and Alyda Faber (Poisonous If Eaten Raw), presented by Goose Lane Editions and Frye Festival.This event is free and open to the […]

2022 Newfoundland and Labrador Book Awards: Killick Capital Fiction Award

A. C. Hunter Public Library 125 Allandale Road, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, NL

Join us virtually or in person at the A.C. Hunter Public Library for readings by the 2022 Fiction finalists, followed by the winner announcement.Register to attend virtually via Webex: https://publiclibrary.webex.com/publiclibrary/j.php?RGID=rf014fc5682eec5ce2f08ab4e88d43936The Newfoundland and Labrador Book Awards are held annually by the Writers’ Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador to recognize excellence in writing by authors in Newfoundland […]

In Conversation: Tomson Highway

Online Via Zoom

Your Chester Playhouse presents playwright, author, Order of Canada recipient, and winner of the 2022 Governor General's Performing Arts Award, Tomson Highway, in conversation with host Liz Crocker. Tomson Highway, award-winning playwright and the author of The Rez Sisters, Dry Lips Oughta Move to Kapuskasing, Rose, and Kiss of the Fur Queen, was born in […]

Book Launch: Some Hellish – Nicholas Herring with Alexander MacLeod

Halifax Central Library Halifax Central Library

Join author Nicholas Herring and Atlantic literary icon Alexander MacLeod for a discussion of Herring's debut novel, Some Hellish. Visit the Halifax Public Library website for more information: https://halifax.bibliocommons.com/events/6310be642d2248ab552ab92eSome Hellish is a story about anguish and salvation, the quiet grace and patience of transformation, the powers of addiction and fear, the plausibility of forgiveness, and […]

“The Accidental Caregiver”, an author reading with Dr. Kim Fraser (online & in-person)

New Glasgow Library New Glasgow Library

All are welcome to join us this evening at the New Glasgow Library for an author reading of "The Accidental Caregiver: Wisdom and guidance for the unexpected challenges of family caregiving" with Kim Fraser, RN BScN MA PhD MFA. Copies of her book will be available for purchase and signing. The author reading will also […]

Book Launch: Call Me Bill by Lynette Richards

The Bus Stop Theatre Co-op 2203 Gottingen Street, Halifax, NS

Join us on October 6, 2022 at 6:30 pm, as we launch the first title in Conundrum Press's new young adult imprint, Emanata. CALL ME BILL, by Nova Scotia comic artist and stained glass artisan Lynette Richards, tells the well-documented but little-known story of Maggie/Bill Armstrong, a young sailor who died in the wreck on […]

Bookmark Presents: An Evening with Dr. Brent Macdonald

Beaconsfield Historic House 2 Kent St, Charlottetown, PE

We are very pleased to host an evening with Dr. Brent Macdonald discussing his book, Fall Seven Times, Stand Up Eight: Mental Toughness for Everyone on Thursday, October 6th at 7 PM at The Carriage House, 2 Kent Street, Charlottetown. Fall Seven Times, Stand Up Eight is a highly readable, user-friendly book that draws on […]

Kitten & Book Therapy

Otis & Clementine's Books & Coffee Otis & Clementine's Books & Coffee

Special Hours! Help socialize our kittens during their daily ‘second wind’, 5-7 pm Thursdays & Fridays thru October 21. (But not Wednesdays - that’s Spanish class!)https://www.facebook.com/events/441690298058907/