Thursday, July 9, 2020

Fitch earns 2020 Atlantic Book Award

RIVER JOHN – Author and poet Sheree Fitch has earned a 2020 Atlantic Book Award. The awards were announced virtually on June 30, with Fitch’s ‘EveryBody’s Different on EveryBody Street’ taking...

Sheree Fitch says poem “flowed” out following news of mass shooting

RIVER JOHN – With the news of a mass shooting in Portapique and other parts of the province on Sunday, Sheree Fitch, like so many others, went to bed that night upset.

Nova Scotian Kitchen Party Facebook group chases away isolation blues with music, song, dance...

PICTOU - What began as a small act to brighten a few people’s days has now reached more than 200,000 people from all over the world sharing something Atlantic Canada is known...
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Cresswell documentary receives funding

RIVER JOHN - A documentary television series with ties to the North Shore has received some funding. Under Skye-Larke Productions, 13-part series The Final Draft showcases authors, illustrators, and publishers...

Two new novels launched in Tatamagouche

TATAMAGOUCHE - The North Shore literary scene got a whole lot livelier with the launches of two captivating novels, one by Magi Nams and another by Gary Blackwood. Nams,...

Brigid Trio bringing Christmas to life

TATAMAGOUCHE - Three women are once again hosting a concert full of Christmas cheer. Brigid, consisting of Beth Terry, Emma Smit-Geraghty, and Sarah McKim-Glinz, are offering three performances this holiday...

Elizabeth Bishop inspires North Shore author to pen children’s book

CARIBOU RIVER - It’s been years in the making, but Rita Wilson’s debut into book publishing is finally happening. Wilson, who lives in Caribou River, is launching her new children’s...

Tatamagouche author to launch debut romance novel

TATAMAGOUCHE - Writing under the pen name Katie Ardea, Magi Nams is set to release her debut novel, Braver Than You Know. With courage as its core theme,...
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Christmas Cantata in support of Canadian Foodgrains Bank

RIVER JOHN - The Salem United Church will be alive for the Christmas season when The Village Sings and Friends host a Cantata. ‘Dream a Dream’ will begin at...

Fitch ends third season of book shoppe with collaboration, new published work

RIVER JOHN - It’s been a whirlwind of a few months for local author and poet Sheree Fitch. From the third season of Mabel Murple’s Book Shoppe and Dreamery, to...


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