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Two NB Authors Win Atlantic Book Awards

The winners of the 2012 Atlantic Book Awards were announced last night in a ceremony held at the LSPU Hall in St. John’s, Newfoundland, the first time the annual event took place outside of Nova Scotia. Amy House hosted the sold-out event, which also featured a performance by Andy Jones and few words from City… Continue Reading

Miramichier Launches New Book on Filmmaking

Originally from Millbank in Miramichi, Suzanne Lyons is a Hollywood producer and an award-winning filmmaker. She co-founded Snowfall Films, WindChill Films Inc., and the Flash Forward Institute. Her films have been distributed by Miramax, Disney, Lionsgate, and ScreenGems. With over 25 years experience in television and film, Suzanne also conducts highly successful workshops on producing and… Continue Reading

Four NB Authors Up for Atlantic Book Awards

The Atlantic Book Awards Society recently announced the full shortlist for the nine different book prizes that make up the 2012 Atlantic Book Awards. Of the 26 books up for awards, four are written by New Brunswick authors. Congratulations to Riel Nason of Quispamis, Jacques Poitras of Fredericton, Susan White of Clifton Royal, and Doug Underhill of… Continue Reading

Frye Festival Celebrates Northrop Frye’s 100th birthday!

July 14, 2012 will mark the centenary of Northrop Frye’s birth, and the Frye Festival is commemorating the 100th anniversary with a series of special events throughout the year. While keeping all its traditional activities, including book clubs, conversations, writing workshops, school/youth programs, Soirée Frye and late-night events, the Frye Festival is adding new community-focused… Continue Reading

Frye Festival Reveals 2011 Authors

The Frye Festival, Atlantic Canada’s largest literary event, unveiled its spectacular line-up today for the 2011 edition, which will be held from April 25 to May 1st in Greater Moncton, NB. On the guest list, several prominent writers including the great Margaret Atwood, Charles Foran, Susan Juby, Kenneth Oppel, Shandi Mitchell, Karen Connelly, Jean-Christophe Rufin,… Continue Reading

Second Frye Battle of the Books

It’s time to gear up for the second Frye Academy battle of the books of the 2010-2011 season. Participants will debate Les murs by Olivia Tapiero (VLB éditeur) and Pattern Recognition by William Gibson (Berkley Publishing – Penguin Group). The event will take place at 7 pm on February 16 and will be moderated by… Continue Reading

Fredericton Small Press & Community Fair

Fredericton Small Press & Community Fair, including “Nuestro Espacio” display for Spanish language books & journals, 17 October 2010 During Fredericton Art Trek ’10 Doors open at 11 for setup! Sponsors include Broken Jaw Press, Capítulo de Fredericton de la Academia Iberoamericana de Poesía, and revue ellipse mag . . . Continue Reading

Atlantic Author Day

On Saturday, June 26 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. more than 40 Atlantic Canadian writers will be signing books at participating stores across the region.  Come out and meet your favourite storytellers and pick up some great books for summer reading! Presented by Atlantic Books Today/Atlantic Publishers Marketing Association (APMA), Atlantic Author Day features… 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

Frye Academy ‘Battle of the Books’

The second and final “Battle of the Books” of the 2010 Frye Academy Award will be fought on Wednesday, March 17th, in Moncton. An evening of dynamic and interesting debate between 18 passionate young readers! Participants will choose a winner between graphic novel George Sprott (1894-1975) by Seth and French novel Tarmac by Nicolas Dickner.… Continue Reading