As part of the Atlantic Book Awards and Festival, Shannon Ryan will be reading from A History of Newfoundland in the North Atlantic to 1818 on Saturday, May 11, at 3:30 pm at Chapters (70 Kenmount Road, St. John’s). The reading will be followed by a Q&A period and a book signing. Everyone welcome! For more information, please visit http://www.atlanticbookawards.ca/782/.
April 22, 2013
The Centre for Newfoundland Studies is hosting a Writer’s Fair on Sunday, May 5, 2013, from 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm at the Centre for Newfoundland Studies (CNS), Queen Elizabeth II Library, Memorial University. Come meet forty of the province’s well-established and emerging writers, including Flanker Press authors Linda Abbott, Paul Butler, Anne Galway, Edward Roberts, Sheilah Roberts, J. A. (Judy) Ricketts, and Jim Wellman! Say hello at the Author Meet and Greet, browse the Newfoundland Publisher's Marketplace, purchase books or bring your own copies to be signed, hear authors read from their works, examine displays of the CNS book collection, enjoy refreshments, and bring your family and visit the children’s corner for story readings and songs. Admission is free and there will be free parking in lot 18. You don't want to miss it! For more information, contact 864-7476 or email@example.com.
March 22, 2013
New Release Sea Folk by Jim Wellman
In Sea Folk, Jim Wellman recounts the stories of twenty-three men and women who make their living from the sea and introduces the reader to some of the most courageous and creative gamblers from Atlantic Canada.
March 21, 2013
Congratulations to Shannon Ryan! A History of Newfoundland in the North Atlantic to 1818 has been shortlisted for the 2013 Atlantic Book Award for Scholarly Writing! The 2013 Atlantic Book Awards and Festival runs May 9-16 with free literary events taking place in all four Atlantic Provinces. Festival details will be available at www.atlanticbookawards.ca in the coming weeks. Winners of the 2013 Atlantic Book Awards will be announced at a special awards show on the last night of the week-long festival, Thursday, May 16, at 7:00 pm at the Alderney Landing Theatre in Dartmouth, NS.
March 5, 2013
Cooking with One Chef One Critic by Karl Wells with Steve Watson
Flanker Press is pleased to announce that President Garry Cranford recently signed a publishing agreement with co-authors Karl Wells and Steve Watson. Cooking with One Chef One Critic will be a companion cookbook to the highly popular and long-running Rogers TV show One Chef One Critic, now entering its sixth season. Cooking with One Chef One Critic will contain all 110 recipes from the series, as well as favourite personal recipes from guests and chefs who have appeared on the show. Keep an eye out for Cooking with One Chef One Critic this fall!