Following is a list of upcoming events—including readings, writing workshops, and seminars—organized by the Nova Scotia writing community.

We encourage you to confirm dates and times with hosts or hosting organizations. Follow us on Facebook (@WritersFedNS) or on Twitter (@WritersFedNS) for more events.

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Come Write-In

Through a partnership with "Pictou County Writers New and Experienced" , there will be a series of "Come Write-Ins" at the library:

• Thursday November 14, 3-8pm - Stellarton Library
• Tuesday November 19, 4-8pm - Westville Library
• & an Open Mic Write-In - Tuesday November 26, 6:30pm - 8:30pm - New Glasgow Library

For full details and information, please visit our PARLevents calendar, http://www.parl.ns.ca/events/index.php

Location: 
Stellarton Library, 248 S Foord St., Stellarton
Date: 
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 3:00pm

Adam Shoalts Beyond the Trees Lunenburg Launch

Lexicon Books is excited to be the booksellers at the Lunenburg launch of Adam Shoalts' Beyond the Trees: A Journey Alone Across Canada's Arctic on Sunday, November 17th, at 2:00 p.m. at the Lunenburg Library. A thrilling odyssey through an unforgiving landscape, from "Canada's greatest living explorer."

Location: 
Lunenburg Library 97 Kaulbach Street Lunenburg Academy Lunenburg
Date: 
Sunday, November 17, 2019 - 2:00pm

Come Write-In

Through a partnership with "Pictou County Writers New and Experienced" , there will be a series of "Come Write-Ins" at the library.

- Tuesday November 19, 4-8pm - Westville Library

- Also an Open Mic Write-In - Tuesday November 26, 6:30pm - 8:30pm - New Glasgow Library

For full details and information, please visit our PARLevents calendar, http://www.parl.ns.ca/events/index.php

Location: 
Westville Library, 2042 Queen Street, Westville
Date: 
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 4:00pm

Book Launch: Pivot Point by Bren Simmers, Illustrated by Emma FitzGerald

Bren Simmers will launch her new book Pivot Point on Saturday November 23rd at 7 pm at Café Lara at 2347 Agricola Street. Joining her will be Halifax artist Emma FitzGerald and local poets Michelle Elrick and Sam Sternberg. Each writer will give a short reading. Emma will show a short presentation highlighting her illustrations for Pivot Point and other place-based projects. www.brensimmers.com

Location: 
Cafe Lara, 2347 Agricola Street, Halifax
Date: 
Saturday, November 23, 2019 - 7:00pm

Open Mic Write-In

Through a partnership with "Pictou County Writers New and Experienced" , there will be a series of "Come Write-Ins" at the library. The Open Mic Write-In takes place Tuesday November 26, 6:30pm - 8:30pm at New Glasgow Library. For full details and information, please visit our PARLevents calendar, http://www.parl.ns.ca/events/index.php

Location: 
New Glasgow Library, 182 Dalhousie St., New Glasgow
Date: 
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 6:30pm

Lexicon Books Annual Holiday Open House

Join us on Saturday, November 30th for our annual Holiday Open House! Special guest Sydney Smith will be in to sign copies of his 2019 Governor General Literary Awards winning book Small in the City, from 10 - 12, as well as in-house authors Jo Treggiari (whose most recent YA novel The Grey Sisters was a Governor General Literary Awards finalist) and Alice Burdick, signing their books. 15% off purchases, complimentary gift wrapping, hot apple cider, snacks & good cheer!

Location: 
Lexicon Books 125 Montague Street Lunenburg
Date: 
Saturday, November 30, 2019 - 10:00am

Magi Nams Book Launch

Writing as Katie Ardea, Magi Nams will launch her debut novel, Braver Than You Know, on Saturday, November 30 from 7-8:30 pm at the Fraser Cultural Centre in Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia. The launch will include readings and book signing, music by The Carline Sisters Violin & Cello Duo, tasty appetizers, home-pressed hot, spiced apple cider, and Christmas baking to die for. Braver Than You Know is the first book of the Prairie Hearts Series of contemporary romance with inspirational elements.

Location: 
Fraser Cultural Centre 362 Main Street Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia
Date: 
Saturday, November 30, 2019 - 7:00pm