Category Archives: Authors

Book Review: “The Lost Wilderness” by Nicholas Guitard

This book by New Brunswick author and photographer Nicholas Guitard is subtitled “Rediscovering W.F. Ganong’s New Brunswick” and it is an attractive book. From the moment I took it out of the shipping wrapper and saw the cover picture of Ganong standing on a rock in the middle of a body of water doing surveys, I could sense it was something special.

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Writers’ Federation of NB WordSpring Festival

The Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick (WFNB) held their annual WordSpring writing festival at the Rodd Miramichi River Hotel in Historic downtown Chatham last weekend, May 27-29. Writers from all over the province enjoyed a weekend filled with workshops, readings, book launches, awards, musical entertainment, and more. Continue Reading

Book Review: “Knife Party at the Hotel Europa” by Mark Anthony Jarman

A man, let’s call him Adam (since one of the stories in this collection is called Adam and Eve Saved from Drowning, and Eve is the name of his cousin and sometime travelling companion) is trying to escape his past: a failed marriage, children grown and out of the house, and the beautiful woman that he left his wife for suddenly departs his life.

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13 Year Old Moncton Author Launches 2nd Novel

At only 13, Maika E. Branch of Moncton already has two novels under her belt: Calagarmii Cliffs (2013) and the soon to be released Sisters of Serenah, a fiction fantasy for young adults. The launch date is set for 2 pm on Saturday April 30th, 2016, at the Riverview Public Library, 34 Honour House Court.… Continue Reading

odd sundays Presents Corrine Wasilewski & Chuck Bowie

Fredericton’s longest-running, semi-monthly, perpetually-hyphenated, poetry-and-more, reading series, odd sundays comes back together next on Sunday, April 17th, when the featured guests will be Corrine Wasilewski and Chuck Bowie. So mark your calendars and get a spring in your step to gather once again on April 17th at 2 pm at Corked Wine Bar, 83 Regent Street, in Fredericton. Get… Continue Reading

Frye Festival Activities for Kids

The first activity of the new AROUND THE WORD series for kids 9 to 11 will take place this Saturday October 17 at 2 pm at the Moncton Free Meeting House with author Diane Carmel Léger. The Free Meeting House is located at 20 Mountain Rd next to Resurgo Place. Participants will discover the “presents”… Continue Reading

Words on Water to Launch Breach House Anthology

Miramichi’s performance art series, Words on Water is pleased to launch The Breach House Anthology VOL III, on Saturday, May 9, 2015, upstairs at Season’s View Café on Water Street in the Historic Chatham Business District. Members of the Breach House Gang will read in both English and French from this new collection of poetry… Continue Reading

Book Review: Ray Fraser’s “Seasons of Discontent”

by James M. Fisher Seasons of Discontent is Raymond Fraser’s thirteenth work of fiction. It could be subtitled; “The Continuing Adventures of Walt Macbride” since it features the recurring semi-autobiographical character Ray’s readers have met before in novels such as The Bannonbridge Musicians and In Another Life. In fact, Seasons expands upon Part Three of… Continue Reading