Author Spotlight: Josh MacDonald

Submitted by Annick on
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 11:27am

Josh MacDonald is an award-winning screenwriter and playwright based in Dartmouth.

We talked to him about movies, writing, paper routes, sneaking into the old Hyland theatre, and what to expect in his upcoming workshop, Building the Screenplay Behind the Movie.

 

Author Spotlight: Sherry D. Ramsey

Submitted by director@writer... on
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 1:22pm

Sherry D. Ramsey is a member of the Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia and a prolific author of speculative fiction.

We talked to her about her work, the writing life, what she loves about her part of Nova Scotia (Cape Breton), and what can be expected in her upcoming workshop, Exploring Speculative Fiction.

 

 

Halifax Welcomes New Poet Laureate

Submitted by Annick on
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 4:22pm

On the morning of Tuesday, April 24, 2018, politicians, press, and arts organizers gathered at City Hall to welcome Halifax’s new poet laureate, Dr. Afua Cooper, a widely published author and the current James Robinson Johnston Chair in Black Canadian Studies at Dalhousie University.

Author Interview - John DeMont

Submitted by Annick on
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 2:25pm

Between now and our awards ceremony on September 20th, we will be featuring the shortlisted authors for the 2014 East Coast Literary Awards.

This week, we feature John DeMont, author of A Good Day's Work: In Pursuit of a Disappearing Canada. His book is shortlisted for the Evelyn Richardson Non-Fiction Award.

Author Interview - Mary Dalton

Submitted by Annick on
Monday, August 18, 2014 - 10:23am

Between now and our awards ceremony on September 20th, we will be featuring the shortlisted authors for the 2014 East Coast Literary Awards.

This week, we feature Mary Dalton, author of Hooking. Her book is shortlisted for the JM Abraham Poetry Award.

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Author Interview - Ed Kavanagh

Submitted by Annick on
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 10:03am

Between now and our awards ceremony on September 20th, we will be featuring the shortlisted authors for the 2014 East Coast Literary Awards.

This week, we feature Ed Kavanagh, author of the short story collection, Strays. His collection is shortlisted for the Thomas Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award.

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Author Interview - William Kowalski

Submitted by Annick on
Monday, July 21, 2014 - 11:56am

Between now and our awards ceremony on September 20th, we will be featuring the shortlisted authors for the 2014 East Coast Literary Awards.

This week, we feature William Kowalski, author of The Hundred Hearts. His novel is shortlisted for the Thomas Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award. 

Author Interview - Shashi Bhat

Submitted by Annick on
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 10:43am

Between now and our awards ceremony on September 20th, we will be featuring the shortlisted authors for the 2014 East Coast Literary Awards.

This week, we feature Shashi Bhat, author of The Family Took Shape. Her novel is shortlisted for the Thomas Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award

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