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30 Sep
2020

Tom Moore On-Line Reading of The Sign on My Father's House

Tom Moore, in conjunction with his publisher Flanker Press, will be hosting an on-line reading from his novel, The Sign on My Father's House, on Facebook Live, on Wednesday, September 2.

On February 27, 2020, Tom Moore, best selling author of The Sign on My Father's House, won the NL Reads 2020 award at the AC Hunter Library.

NL READS is a celebration of Newfoundland and Labrador books, authors and readers. It is a provincial “Battle of the Books,” inspired by CBC’s popular annual literary event Canada Reads. Over four months, four new local books competed for the title of Newfoundland and Labrador’s “must-read” book of the year, as determined by the reading public of our province. Thanks to a generous sponsor, since 2019 the author of the winning title also receives a cash prize: the Margaret Duley Award.

30 Sep
2020

A Newfoundland Maple Official On-Line Virtual Book Launch

Please join us for the official On-Line Virtual Launch of, A Newfoundland Maple, written by Samantha Baker and illustrated by Dawn Baker, on Wednesday, September 30, at 7:00 pm.

The launch will take place, via Facebook Live, on the author's page. Visit the page and click on "interested", if you plan to attend.

Copies of the book can be ordered on-line at flankerpress.com.

For more information, please contact Flanker Press at 709 739 4477 ext. 29.

07 Oct
2020

Tom Moore On-Line Reading with The Sign on My Father's House

Tom Moore, in conjunction with his publisher Flanker Press, will be hosting an on-line reading from his novel, The Sign on My Father's House, on Facebook Live, on Wednesday, October 7.

On February 27, 2020, Tom Moore, best selling author of The Sign on My Father's House, won the NL Reads 2020 award at the AC Hunter Library.

NL READS is a celebration of Newfoundland and Labrador books, authors and readers. It is a provincial “Battle of the Books,” inspired by CBC’s popular annual literary event Canada Reads. Over four months, four new local books competed for the title of Newfoundland and Labrador’s “must-read” book of the year, as determined by the reading public of our province. Thanks to a generous sponsor, since 2019 the author of the winning title also receives a cash prize: the Margaret Duley Award.

09 Oct
2020

Ida Linehan Young Author Reading Series in October

Ida Linehan Young, in conjunction with her publisher Flanker Press, will be hosting an on-line reading series from her best-selling novel, The Liars, on Facebook Live, starting on Friday, October 9, at 8 pm.

A Message from Ida:

"Starting on Friday, October 9, and the next 3 Friday's, my author reading series will be back. I will be doing readings from The Liars, to bring a 'little book club of sorts' to my Facebook friends, family, and followers. I will read for 20 minutes and then we can have a discussion about those parts or I can read some more. 

Remember - click on "Interested" not on "Going" because I'm not sure how Facebook will handle what it thinks is a crowd gathering.

Either way, it will pop up for you on Friday night." - Ida

The dates for the on-line series are:

Friday, October 9, 8:00 pm 

Friday, October 16, 8:00

Friday, October 23, 8:00 pm

Friday, October 30, 8:00 pm

14 Oct
2020

Tom Moore On-Line Reading of The Sign on My Father's House

Tom Moore, in conjunction with his publisher Flanker Press, will be hosting an on-line reading from his novel, The Sign on My Father's House, on Facebook Live, on Wednesday, October 14.

On February 27, 2020, Tom Moore, best selling author of The Sign on My Father's House, won the NL Reads 2020 award at the AC Hunter Library.

NL READS is a celebration of Newfoundland and Labrador books, authors and readers. It is a provincial “Battle of the Books,” inspired by CBC’s popular annual literary event Canada Reads. Over four months, four new local books competed for the title of Newfoundland and Labrador’s “must-read” book of the year, as determined by the reading public of our province. Thanks to a generous sponsor, since 2019 the author of the winning title also receives a cash prize: the Margaret Duley Award.

16 Oct
2020

Ida Linehan Young Author Reading Series in October

Ida Linehan Young, in conjunction with her publisher Flanker Press, will be hosting an on-line reading series from her best-selling novel, The Liars, on Facebook Live, starting on Friday, October 9, at 8 pm.

A Message from Ida:

"Starting on Friday, October 9, and the next 3 Friday's, my author reading series will be back. I will be doing readings from The Liars, to bring a 'little book club of sorts' to my Facebook friends, family, and followers. I will read for 20 minutes and then we can have a discussion about those parts or I can read some more. 

Remember - click on "Interested" not on "Going" because I'm not sure how Facebook will handle what it thinks is a crowd gathering.

Either way, it will pop up for you on Friday night." - Ida

The dates for the on-line series are:

Friday, October 9, 8:00 pm 

Friday, October 16, 8:00

Friday, October 23, 8:00 pm

Friday, October 30, 8:00 pm

17 Oct
2020

Helen C. Escott Signing In Port aux Basques

Helen C. Escott will be signing copies of her new title, Operation Wormwood: The Reckoning at the Butterfly Book Boutique in Port aux Basques on Saturday, October 17, from 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm.

Social distancing practices, as per provincial guidelines, will be in place and hand sanitizers will be available.

She will also be available to sign copies of her other books, In Search of Adventure, Operation Vanished & Operation Wormwood.

18 Oct
2020

Helen C. Escott Signing in Corner Brook

Helen C. Escott will be signing copies of her new title, Operation Wormwood: The Reckoning at the Island Treasures Store in Corner Brook, located in the Corner Brook Plaza, on Sunday, October 18, from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm.

Social distancing practices, as per provincial guidelines, will be in place and hand sanitizers will be available.

She will also be available to sign copies of her other books, In Search of Adventure, Operation Vanished & Operation Wormwood.

19 Oct
2020

Helen C. Escott Book Signing in Grand Falls - Windsor

Helen C. Escott will be signing copies of her new title, Operation Wormwood: The Reckoning at the Busy Bee Book Store in Grand Falls - Windsor, located in the Exploits Valley Mall, on Monday, October 19, from 12:00 noon - 2:00 pm.

Social distancing practices, as per provincial guidelines, will be in place and hand sanitizers will be available.

She will also be available to sign copies of her other books, In Search of Adventure, Operation Vanished & Operation Wormwood.

23 Oct
2020

Ida Linehan Young Author Reading Series in October

Ida Linehan Young, in conjunction with her publisher Flanker Press, will be hosting an on-line reading series from her best-selling novel, The Liars, on Facebook Live, starting on Friday, October 9, at 8 pm.

A Message from Ida:

"Starting on Friday, October 9, and the next 3 Friday's, my author reading series will be back. I will be doing readings from The Liars, to bring a 'little book club of sorts' to my Facebook friends, family, and followers. I will read for 20 minutes and then we can have a discussion about those parts or I can read some more. 

Remember - click on "Interested" not on "Going" because I'm not sure how Facebook will handle what it thinks is a crowd gathering.

Either way, it will pop up for you on Friday night." - Ida

The dates for the on-line series are:

Friday, October 9, 8:00 pm 

Friday, October 16, 8:00

Friday, October 23, 8:00 pm

Friday, October 30, 8:00 pm

30 Oct
2020

Ida Linehan Young Author Reading Series in October

Ida Linehan Young, in conjunction with her publisher Flanker Press, will be hosting an on-line reading series from her best-selling novel, The Liars, on Facebook Live, starting on Friday, October 9, at 8 pm.

A Message from Ida:

"Starting on Friday, October 9, and the next 3 Friday's, my author reading series will be back. I will be doing readings from The Liars, to bring a 'little book club of sorts' to my Facebook friends, family, and followers. I will read for 20 minutes and then we can have a discussion about those parts or I can read some more. 

Remember - click on "Interested" not on "Going" because I'm not sure how Facebook will handle what it thinks is a crowd gathering.

Either way, it will pop up for you on Friday night." - Ida

The dates for the on-line series are:

Friday, October 9, 8:00 pm 

Friday, October 16, 8:00

Friday, October 23, 8:00 pm

Friday, October 30, 8:00 pm

18 Nov
2020

Emily Hepditch On-Line Reading of A Woman in the Attic

Emily Hepditch, in conjunction with Michael Donovan Public Library, will be hosting an on-line reading from her novel, The Woman in the Attic, on Facebook Live, on Wednesday, November 18, at 6:30 pm.

She will also being doing a Q & A after the reading.

For more information & to register, please contact the Michael Donovan Library at 737 2621 or via e-mail at michaeldonovan@lpla.ca.

About Flanker Press
Turning pages since 1994

Flanker Press is a bright spark in the Newfoundland and Labrador publishing scene. As the province’s most active publisher of trade books, the company now averages twenty new titles per year, with a heavy emphasis on regional non-fiction and historical fiction.

The mission of Flanker Press is to provide a quality publishing service to the local and regional writing community and to actively promote its authors and their books in Canada and abroad.

Now located in Paradise, Flanker Press has grown from a part-time venture in 1994 to a business with eight full-time employees. In the fall of 2004, Flanker Press launched a new imprint, Pennywell Books. This imprint includes literary fiction, short stories, young adult fiction, and children’s books.

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Flanker Press Ltd.
PO Box 2522, Station C
St. John's, NL A1C 6K1
Canada

TF: 1.866.739.4420

Tel: 709.739.4477

Fax: 709.739.4420


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Events
30 Sep, 2020
Tom Moore On-Line Reading of The Sign on My Father's House
30 Sep, 2020
A Newfoundland Maple Official On-Line Virtual Book Launch
07 Oct, 2020
Tom Moore On-Line Reading with The Sign on My Father's House

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09 Sep, 2020
Ida Linehan Young On-Line Reading Series in October
03 Sep, 2020
Operation Wormwood: The Reckoning Official Book Launch
25 Aug, 2020
A Newfoundland Maple Official On-Line Virtual Book Launch

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