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04 Nov
2019

Flanker Press Author makes NL Reads 2020 shortlist

Congrats to our author Tom Moore for being shortlisted for NL Reads 2020 for his book, The Sign on My Father's House!

You can vote for The Sign on My Father's House until the end of February on the NL Public Libraries website, in person at your local library, or at the A. C. Hunter Public Library (125 Allandale Road ) on the night of the award's Grand Finale, February 26th.

Congrats to the other nominees, and thank you for continuing to support local authors!

31 Oct
2019

Flanker Press Authors at the Holyrood Public Library in November

Please join our Flanker Press authors at the Holyrood Public Library ( 5 Liam Hickey Drive, Holyrood ), Thursday nights in November. All the readings begin at 7 pm. A question and answer session will follow each reading and refreshments will be served. The authors will be available to sign copies. These events are open to the public.

The Schedule of authors is as follows:

Thursday, November 7 - Hubert Furey - The Most Perfect Gift

Thursday, November 14 - Kenneth G. Pieroway - Streetcars of St. John's

Thursday, November 21 - Brian Callahan - Growing Up Next to The Mental

Thursday, November 28 - Robert Hunt - The True Meaning of Christmas

30 Oct
2019

Escape Hatch longlisted for WANL 2019 Newfoundland and Labrador Book Awards

Congratulations!

Escape Hatch by Gerhard P. Bassler has been longlisted for the Writers Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador (WANL) - 2019 Newfoundland and Labrador Books Awards - Nonfiction Prize.

The shortlist of three books will be announced on Monday, November 4, 2019, along with the shortlisted titles for this year’s E.J. Pratt Poetry Award.

The winning authors of the Non-Fiction and E.J. Pratt Poetry awards will be announced on Tuesday, December 10 at 7 p.m. in St. John's City Hall's Foran Room. Each winner will receive a cash prize of $1,000.00, with the remaining finalists to receive $500.00 each.

The Newfoundland and Labrador Book Awards are held annually by Writers’ Alliance NL (WANL) to recognize excellence in writing by authors resident in Newfoundland and Labrador.

29 Oct
2019

Brigus - Past Glory, Present Splendour Book Launch

Please join us for the official launch of, Brigus - Past Glory, Present Splendour by John Northway Leamon in St. John's at Chapters on Friday, November 22, from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

The book will be available for purchase and there will be light refreshments.

For more information, please contact Flanker Press at 709 739 4477 ext. 24 ( toll free 1 866 739 4420 ext 24 ).

29 Oct
2019

7 Authors on the 7th for Christmas - Coles, Avalon Mall

Please join us for the first annual "7 Authors on the 7th for Christmas" author signing at Coles - Avalon Mall on Saturday, December 7 from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm.

This will be a great time to get an autographed & personalized copy of a Flanker Press title for yourself and a loved one for Christmas.

The author's who will be attending are as follows:

10:00 am - 11:00 am - Susan Chalker Browne

11:00 am - 12:00 noon - Andrew Peacock

12:00 noon - 1:00 pm - Robert Hunt

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm - Bruce Templeton

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Tom Moore

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Ida Linehan Young

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm - Kenneth G. Pieroway

26 Sep
2019

The True Meaning of Christmas Book Launch

Please join us for the official launch of, The True Meaning of Christmas, by Robert Hunt, in St. John's at Chapters on Friday, November 1, from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

The book will be available for purchase and the author will be doing a reading. Robert will also be available to sign copies of his book. There will be light refreshments.

For more information, please contact Flanker Press at 709 739 4477 ext. 24 ( toll free 1 866 739 4420 ext 24 ).

11 Sep
2019

The Place Book Launch

Please join us for the official launch of, The Place, by Gary Collins, in St. John's at Chapters on Wednesday, October 2, from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

The book will be available for purchase and the author will be doing a reading. Gary will also be available to sign copies of his book. There will be light refreshments.

For more information, please contact Flanker Press at 709 739 4477 ext. 24 ( toll free 1 866 739 4420 ext 24 ).

11 Sep
2019

Man and Dog Book Launch

Please join us for the official launch of, Man and Dog, by Justin Barbour, in St. John's at Chapters on Wednesday, October 16, from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

The book will be available for purchase and the author will be doing a reading. Justin will also be available to sign copies of his book. There will be light refreshments.

For more information, please contact Flanker Press at 709 739 4477 ext. 24 ( toll free 1 866 739 4420 ext 24 ).

11 Sep
2019

In Search of St. Nicholas Book Launch

Please join us for the official launch of, In Search of St. Nicholas, by Bruce Templeton, in St. John's at Chapters on Tuesday, October 22, from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

The book will be available for purchase and the author will be doing a reading. Bruce will also be available to sign copies of his book. There will be light refreshments.

For more information, please contact Flanker Press at 709 739 4477 ext. 24 ( toll free 1 866 739 4420 ext 24 ).

04 Sep
2019

The Heart's Obsession Book Launch

RESCHEDULED

Due to construction issues, The Heart's Obsession Launch has been resscheduled to Friday, September 6, 2019 at Chapters St. John's from 7-9pm. 

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Please join us for the official launch of, The Heart's Obsession, by Tonia Evans Cianciulli & Calvin D. Evans, in St. John's at Chapters on Wednesday, September 4, from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

The book will be available for purchase. The authors will also be available to sign copies of the book. There will be light refreshments.

For more information, please contact Flanker Press at 709 739 4477 ext. 24 ( toll free 1 866 739 4420 ext 24 ).

22 Aug
2019

Saku's Great Newfoundland Adventure Book Launch

Please join us for the official launch of, Saku's Great Newfoundland Adventure, written by Marie-Beth Wright and Illustrated by Corey Majeau, in St. John's at Chapters on Wednesday, September 25, from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

The book will be available for purchase and the author will be doing a reading. Marie-Beth will also be available to sign copies of her book. There will be light refreshments.

For more information, please contact Flanker Press at 709 739 4477 ext. 24 ( toll free 1 866 739 4420 ext 24 ).

13 Aug
2019

Streetcars of St. John's Book Launch

Please join us for the official launch of, Streetcars of St.  John's, by Kenneth Pieroway, in St. John's at Chapters on Tuesday, September 17, from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

The book will be available for purchase and the author will be doing a reading. Kenneth will also be available to sign copies of his book. There will be light refreshments.

For more information, please contact Flanker Press at 709 739 4477 ext. 24 ( toll free 1 866 739 4420 ext 24 ).

02 Aug
2019

Flanker Press 25 Anniversary Giveaway - Win 25 Titles!

In recognition of our 25th anniversary, Flanker Press is announcing the chance to win 25 of our Flanker Press titles, your choice, subject to availability. To get your chance to win just sign up for our newsletter on the Flanker Press website. Encourage your friends, family, co-workers, next door neighbors, everyone to sign up. And, we are not forgetting those who are already subscribed, because your names will be entered in the draw, also! The draw will take place on Thursday, October 31 at 4 pm. Delivery will be in Canada and the United States ONLY.

Or click on this link https://flankerpress.com/the-latest/newsletter

17 Jun
2019

One Brave Boy and His Cat Book Launch in Carbonear

Please join us for the launch of, One Brave Boy and His Cat, written by Dr. Andrew Peacock and illustrated by Angie Green, in Carbonear at Studio Coffee (195 Water Street) on Friday, July 12, at 7:00 pm.

The book will be available for purchase and the author & illustrator will be available to sign copies of their book. Dr. Peacock will be doing a reading. There will be light refreshments and entertainment.

11 Jun
2019

Operation Vanish Book Launch

Please join us for the official launch of, Operation Vanished, by Helen C. Escott in St. John's at Chapters on Wednesday, August 14, from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

The book will be available for purchase and the author will be doing a reading. Helen will also be available to sign copies of her book. There will be light refreshments.

For more information, please contact Flanker Press at 709 739 4477 ext. 24 ( toll free 1 866 739 4420 ext 24 ).

24 May
2019

Unveiled Book Launch

Please join us as we celebrate the official launch of, Unveiled by Carolyn Morgan, Tuesday, May 28, at 7:00 pm at Chapters (70 Kenmount Road, St. John’s). The book will be available for purchase and the author will  be available to sign copies. Carolyn will also be doing a reading from the book.

There will be light refreshments.

For more information, please contact Flanker Press at 709-739-4477 ext. 24 (toll-free at 1-866-739-4420) ext. 24.

24 May
2019

The Sign on My Father's House Book Launch

Please join us as we celebrate the official launch of, The Sign on My Father's House by Tom Moore, Wednesday, June 5, at 7:00 pm at Chapters (70 Kenmount Road, St. John’s). The book will be available for purchase and the author will  be available to sign copies. Tom will also be doing a reading from the book.

There will be light refreshments.

For more information, please contact Flanker Press at 709-739-4477 ext. 24 (toll-free at 1-866-739-4420) ext. 24.

31 Jan
2019

Grandpa Pike's Number Two Book Launch

Please join us as we celebrate the official launch of Grandpa Pike's Number Two by Grandpa Pike at a cluster of book signings taking place February 8 - 10 in St. John's. The weekend will consist of author signings at the following locations: Friday, February 8 Costco - 12:00 noon - 2:00 pm Coles, Avalon Mall - 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Saturday, February 9 Costco - 12:00 noon - 2:00 pm Chapters - 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Sunday, February 10 Coles - Village Shopping Centre - 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm This book will be available for purchase at each location. For more information, please contact Flanker Press at 709-739-4477 ext 24 ( toll free 1-866-739-4420 ext 24 ) or visit www.flankerpress.com

28 Jan
2019

The Forbidden Dreams of Betsy Elliott Book Launch

Please join us as we celebrate the official launch of, The Forbidden Dreams of Betsy Elliott by Carolyn R. Parsons, on Wednesday, February 27, at 7:00 pm at Chapters in St. John's The book will be available for purchase. The author will read at the beginning of the event and will be available to sign copies. There will be light refreshments. For more information, please contact Flanker Press at 709-739-4477 ext. 24 (toll-free at 1-866-739-4420 - ext. 24 ).

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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04 Nov, 2019
Flanker Press Author makes NL Reads 2020 shortlist
31 Oct, 2019
Flanker Press Authors at the Holyrood Public Library in November
30 Oct, 2019
Escape Hatch longlisted for WANL 2019 Newfoundland and Labrador Book Awards

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We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Canada Book Fund (CBF) and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Department of Tourism, Culture and Recreation for our publishing activities.

We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $157 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country. Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien. L’an dernier, le Conseil a investi 157 millions de dollars pour mettre de l’art dans la vie des Canadiennes et des Canadiens de tout le pays.