Monthly Archives: April 2010

artsnb Grants Awarded

The New Brunswick Arts Board (artsnb) has released the results of its February 1st, 2010, Competitions. Grants totalling $130,375 were awarded by juries of professional artists under two funding programs. Twenty-five students will receive awards under the Arts Scholarships Program. The program recognizes and encourages New Brunswick students who have demonstrated exceptional talent and who… Continue Reading

How to Coordinate Your Own Virtual Book Tour

By Mayra Calvani Virtual book tours, also known as blog tours, are an effective way of book promotion. A virtual book tour puts your name and book in front of hundreds—sometimes thousands—of readers. If you hire a publicist to coordinate it for you, the price can go from a few hundred to several thousand dollars.… Continue Reading

2010 WFNB Literary Competition Results

The Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick (WFNB) has announced the winners of their annual Literary Competition. You can hear many of the prize winners read from their work at WordsSpring 2010 in Fredericton, May 15, during the WFNB Literary Awards Banquet. See for more details. Congratulations to all the winners listed below: Continue Reading

New This Year: Storytelling at Frye Festival!

Stories, tall tales, and fables will have their place in the sun during this year’s Frye Festival in Moncton. On Tuesday, April 20th, the public is invited to an evening of storytelling starting at 7 pm at the City Grill (2nd floor). Storytellers will share stories of times past and extravagant and wonderful adventures. The… Continue Reading

Poem — A State of Mind

A State of Mind Lying back in my old recliner I reflect and meditate on what I’ve done or haven’t, and, maybe – why? It’s easy in my solitude as I think about what fate has brought me to this here and now – and – sigh. As one takes on the years, the long… Continue Reading

Words Spring

Annual Spring Literary Festival for WFNB members and the general public Fredericton, May 13 – 16, 2010 Schedule of Events: Thursday Evening May 13: 8:00pm: League of Canadian Poets fundraiser, Venue TBA Friday May 14 (all events at the St Thomas University Campus) 6:30pm: “Just Desserts: New Books by WFNB authors,” BHM 202, STU. Readings… Continue Reading