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Heritage interpretation

Call for papers for upcoming conference in Sydney, NS Heritage interpretation in Atlantic Canada— [ ... ]

Freeing the Words Support Group

Freeing the Words Support Group offers a confidential place for women, men, and couples who are [ ... ]

Indian River

Indian River
John Dunphy

Indian River, PEI, is the source of inspiration for a new collection of fifteen fictional and non-fictional stories by John Dunphy entitled Indian River.

Starting with a lighthouse adventure of twelve-year old Bella MacLellan, the series of stories explore the lives of two families who settled in Indian River in the 18th and early 19th century. Three stories examine the living

Sir Andrew Macphail: The Life and Legacy of a Canadian Man of Letters

Sir Andrew Macphail: The Life and Legacy of a Canadian Man of Letters
Ian Robertson

Sir Andrew Macphail: The Life and Legacy of a Canadian Man of Letters is a biography of the Canadian author Sir Andrew Macphail who was born and raised in Orwell, attended Prince of Wales College, taught school on the Island, and spent his professional career in Montreal. Although Professor of the History of Medicine at McGill University, Macphail achieved his greatest public

Art of Darkness

The Other Notebook
by David Helwig

Darkness: I’ve been thinking about it recently, began as I was rereading Thomas Hardy’s novel The Return of the Native. The story takes place in the west of England early in the nineteenth century, on and around a large area of wild country that Hardy calls Egdon Heath, an almost uninhabited stretch of land where Eustacia Vye, the book’s main female character,

Gail of Wind

Gail of Wind
Gail Duguay

Locomotive Press has announced that Gail Of Wind a hard walk into reality, a memoir by Gail Duguay, is set for release. Locomotive Press is a small independent green company which uses only 100 per cent post consumer paper.

This memoir chronicles Gail Duguay’s turbulent life growing up as the eldest of four children born to an alcoholic father who runs off with her fifteen-year-old

Passing the Torch

Passing the Torch
Wayne MacKinnon

Passing the Torch, by Wayne MacKinnon, published by the Prince Edward Island Association for Community Living, is now available. This publication traces the development of the movement on behalf of people with intellectual disabilities in Prince Edward Island. It draws on the experiences of those who have been involved at various stages over that time, especially those who were

Prince Edward Island Tales

Prince Edward Island Tales
Montague Library Writers Guild

Nine writers, nine lives and fifty ways to view the Island and its inhabitants: this is what Prince Edward Island Tales, by the Montague Library Writers Guild, offers its readers. The newly released collection is filled with stories, poems and prose dwelling on various aspects of life on the Island—everything from moving a house down a road and across a bridge to an

Prince Edward Island: An Illustrated History

Prince Edward Island: An Illustrated History
Douglas Baldwin

In Prince Edward Island: An Illustrated History (Nimbus), Douglas Baldwin takes the reader on a journey through the incidents and events that have shaped the province and its inhabitants throughout their development, from the first Aboriginal presence over eleven thousand years ago to the arrival of the European settlers in the early eighteenth century to the Charlottetown

The Fixer-Upper

The Fixer-Upper
Lorne Elliott

Comedian Lorne Elliott launched his first book, The Fixer-Upper. Based on his play, Tourist Trap, The Fixer-Upper is a novella adaptation starring the hapless Bruno MacIntyre of Savage Bay, a fictional community set on the south shore of PEI.

When Bruno decides to rent his ramshackle cottage to summer tourists, Bruno turns to his clever and caustic Aunt Tillie for help in securing

New Currency

New book by Jordan Bruce MacLeod

New Currency: How Money Changes the World As We Know It (Integral Publishers, 2009) is an exploration of money’s untapped power to change the world by Jordan Bruce MacLeod.

In the first half of the book, MacLeod establishes money as the primary leverage point for systemic transformation. He discusses the emergence of a new way of designing money that successfully

A Century of Farewells: A Biographical Dictionary of Prince Edward Island Immigrants, 1800–1900

A Century of Farewells: A Biographical Dictionary of Prince Edward Island Immigrants, 1800–1900
J. Clinton Morrison

Crescent Isle Publishers, Summerside, has published Centry of Farewells: A Biographical Dictionary of Prince Edward Island Immigrants, 1800–1900 by J. Clinton Morrison. The publication, in two volumes, includes introduction, maps, illustrations, and a full color cover. Cover design and illustration is by P. John Burden.

Century of Farewells: A Biographical Dictionary of Prince

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Harbourfront Players March 1–2 & 8–10 
Harbourfront Theatre The Harbourfront Players p [ ... ]

Raised on TV #3

February 15 & 16
The Guild Now in its third season, Raised on Television (RoTV3) is taking a loo [ ... ]

Jack Frost Winterfest at Eastlink Centre

February 15–18
Charlottetown Emmy-Award winning entertainers, Imagination Movers, will bring their [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Music PEI Canadian Songwriter Challenge

In partnership with ECMA 2019 Music PEI and ECMA 2019 have announced a partnership bringing togethe [ ... ]

The facilitator

Profile: Steve Bellamy by Jane Ledwell “Arts are ways into emotions. Arts are where we connect, [ ... ]

A gift of Island poetry: John MacKenzie

The Feet of Blue Herons If you happen to live in another town,
Or country, or even galaxy
As dim and  [ ... ]