Book Launch – Sid the Kid and the Dryer

Join author Lesley Choyce and illustrator Brenda Jones for the launch of Sid the Kid and the Dryer, an imaginative interpretation of the history of Sidney Crosby’s famous dryer. There will be refreshments, books for purchase and signing, and an opportunity to “meet” the dryer in real life! Everyone is welcome.

Book Launch – I Lost My Talk/I’m Finding My Talk

Please join illustrator Pauline Young and author Rebecca Thomas on October 30 from 6:30 to 8:00 PM at Open Book Coffee (3660 Strawberry Hill Street, Halifax) for the launch of two stunning new picture books. I Lost My Talk is revered Mi’kmaw Elder Rita Joe‘s famous poem about losing her language while a resident of […]

Book Launch – Canadian Spirits

Come join authors Stephen Beaumont and Christine Sismondo for the launch of this essential cross-Canada guide to distilleries, their spirits and where to enjoy them. There will be refreshments and copies of Canadian Spirits available for purchase and signing. (From 1:00 to 4:00, visit the Distillers Marketplace at the Lunenburg School of the Arts where […]

Book Launch – A Dark House

Come join award-winning author Ian Colford in celebrating the launch of this short story collection that Quill & Quire deems “altogether excellent”. There will be an author reading, refreshments and books available for purchase and signing. Everyone is welcome!

Book Launch – No Girls Allowed

Join author Natalie Corbett Sampson as she launches this action-packed middle-grade novel. No Girls Allowed is inspired by the true story of a 10-year-old Nova Scotian girl whose passion for hockey inspired her to fight for the right to play on an all-boys team. The event will include an author talk and refreshments. Books will […]

Book Launch – The Wereduck Code

Join author Dave Atkinson for the launch of The Wereduck Code, the final book in the Wereduck trilogy There’ll be a reading, book signing, and treats as we celebrate the quirky (and quacky!) conclusion to this Hackmatack-nominated series. Everyone is welcome.

Book Launch – Crocuses Hatch from Snow

Join author Jaime Burnet for the launch of Crocuses Hatch from Snow, a powerful work of queer literary fiction that explores Halifax’s north end community from diverse perspectives. There will be refreshments and books for purchase and signing.

Book Event – With These Hands

Join Don MacLean for the Cape Breton book launch of With These Hands: Traditional Arts, Crafts, and Trades of Atlantic Canada on Thursday, October 3rd from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at the Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design.

Writing Children’s Picture Books – From Concept to Publishing

Join award-winning author Alice Walsh as she talks about what goes into writing picture books for children. This workshop is not only for writers wanting to write for children, but to give teachers, parents, grandparents etc a better understanding of what to look for when buying a picture book.  She’ll discuss the process, including: -Dispelling […]

Book Signing – Alan Syliboy

Alan Syliboy will be signing his books, Wolverine and Little Thunder, The Thundermaker, and Mi’kmaw Animals.