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Writing workshop by Anne Emery

Writing workshop by Anne Emery

The PEI Writers’ Guild has announced a new writing workshop led by author Anne Emery. The workshop will take place on October 13 in Charlottetown and is focused on villains, specifically, how to write a really good one…or bad one, as the case may be. Entitled Villains: The Characters we Love to Hate, the workshop will lead participants in a day-long workshop, exploring the factors that contribute
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Book donation

Book donation

Dr. Godfrey Baldacchino, co-holder of the UNESCO Chair in Island Studies and Sustainability, has donated several of his latest publications to UPEI’s Robertson Library. The donation includes five books in the Rethinking the Island Series (Rowman & Littlefield), which he co-edited with Elizabeth McMahon and Elaine Stratford, as well as two books he edited: Solution Protocols to Festering Island
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Bob Jensen performs his poetry in England

Poet and songwriter Bob Jensen performed his spoken word poetry at the FolkEast Festival in Suffolk, England on August 18. He was joined by London-based guitarist and songwriter, Jake Morley. Jensen says, “I met the artistic director coming off the stage after my second set, and she asked me to come back in 2019 to play bigger stages, and there is a second English festival considering having me
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A gift of Island poetry: David Helwig

Curated by Deirdre Kessler

WAKING

Morning light, and in soft
strokes of oil pastel,
rose, coral, summer wheat,
a face quiet among the ruffles
of crumpled bedding,
eyelashes of your shut eyes,

as my wakened nerves stir
morning into meaning
by all such secular mandalas,
the new occasions of weather,
abrupt particulars, the shock
of scalding coffee,

each day sure to grow
sleek and gargantuan
with its excessive
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Book Love PEI

The PEI Public Library Service is partnering with The Bookmark in Charlottetown for a new annual literary event. Book Love PEI will be an author focused event to celebrate the work of a selected author and get Islanders excited about reading.

The new program will be launched with Canadian author Eden Robinson on November 1 at 7 pm in Memorial Hall at the Confederation Centre of the Arts in
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UPEI Winter’s Tales

UPEI Winter’s Tales
Author reading series resumes

 

Steve McOrmond + Chris Bailey

Carriage House, Beaconsfield
Charlottetown
September 17, 7 pm

Stever McOrmond’s poetry has captivated readers across Canada since his first book, Lean Days, in 2004, while Chris Bailey, from a North Lake fishing family, is a newcomer to the literary scene.

Chris Bailey, a recent UPEI Psychology graduate, has been living in
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Project Heaven on Earth: The 3 questions that will help you change the world ... easily

Project Heaven on Earth: The 3 questions that will help you change the world ... easily
Martin Rutte

Author, international speaker and management consultant Martin Rutte, will launch his new book, Project Heaven on Earth: The 3 questions that will help you change the world ... easily, on September 20 at 6:30 pm at The Kettle Black, 45 Queen St. Charlottetown. Along with meeting the author, guests will experience the 3 simple questions that get you in touch with what Heaven on Earth
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Stir of Shadows

Stir of Shadows
Jamie Lee Mann

Middle-grade fantasy author Jaime Lee Mann started writing down the bedtime stories she told her daughters when she realized they couldn’t get enough of the tales. Now she is preparing for the release of the sixth title in the Legend of Rhyme series, Stir of Shadows.

This magical tale full of mermaids and witches, pixies and phoenixes, several special sets of twins and a plot
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Rika’s Shepherd

Rika’s Shepherd
Orysia Dawydiak

Acorn Press will release Orysia Dawydiak’s new book, Rika’s Shepherd this fall.

Rika is a happy, energetic girl in control of her life and her small flock of sheep. She’s been helping her father, Willem, run their farm and household, and has been campaigning to get a Border Collie pup. She wants to train the pup to bring in the dairy cattle and herd the sheep. But Rika’s orderly
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Marilla of Green Gables

Marilla of Green Gables
Sarah Mccoy

Marilla of Green Gables, by Sarah McCoy, is published by William Morrow, a US imprint of HarperCollins Publishers. HarperCollins Canada is selling and distributing the book, to be released in October, in Canada.

Marilla illuminates the early life a well known fictional woman in 20th century literature. When we first meet Marilla Cuthbert in Anne of Green Gables, written in by Lucy Maud
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