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Sail the Wild Seas Book Launch
Sail the Wild Seas Book Launch

As part of our official launch of Sail the Wild Seas, please join author, Robert C. Parsons, for the following cluster weekend of signings in St. John's: Friday, July 20 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm - Chapters Saturday, July 21 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm - Coles, Village Shopping Centre Sunday, July 22 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm - Coles, Avalon Mall The book will be available for purchase and Robert will be available to sign copies. Robert C. Parsons has been called one of the most popular and prolific writers on the subject of Atlantic Canada’s ships and ship disasters. He is the author of more than thirty books. His work has also appeared in a number of newspapers and magazines such as Downhome, the Telegram, the Newfoundland Quarterly, and Newfoundland Lifestyles. For further information, please call Flanker Press at (709) 739-4477 ext # 22 (1-866-739-4420) or visit the Flanker Press website at www.flankerpress.com

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Flanker Press Hiring
Marketing and Publicity Coordinator Position

Flanker Press Seeks Marketing and Publicity Coordinator Position: Marketing + Publicity Coordinator Job type: Full-time – Temporary ( Maternity Leave ) Location: Paradise, NL Flanker Press is a book publishing company located in Paradise, Newfoundland and Labrador. As the province’s most active publisher of trade books, the company averages twenty new titles per year, with a heavy emphasis on regional non-fiction and historical fiction. Flanker Press is looking for a dedicated candidate to fill a Marketing and Publicity Coordinator position. This is a full-time (35 hours/week) temporary (maternity leave replacement) position with some overtime required. The position is vacant and the hire date will be as soon as the candidate is available.  The salary is based upon $30,000 per annum. The ideal candidate would have excellent communication and organizational skills, and have previous experience in Marketing and Publicity. Duties and responsibilities: Handling outreach to media, the public, the education sector and specialty retailers Coordinating media pitches, book launches, and award submissions Providing website updates, social media accounts and media contacts Actively working to enhance the profile of the company and its authors Managing and monitoring metadata Required qualifications: Post-Secondary Education ( Media – Marketing – an asset) A good working knowledge of publishing in Newfoundland & Canada Experienced with broadcast and print media, marketing, and social media Versatile with Microsoft software and able to learn other specific programs Outgoing, energetic, organized, focused, accurate, engaged and deadline-oriented Excellent written and oral communication skills Great interpersonal skills Strong organizational and time-management skills, ability to multi-task and juggle several projects at once is a must! Please submit cover letter and resume to: bwoodworth@flankerpress.com Flanker Press thanks all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Growing Up Next to The Mental
Growing Up Next to The Mental Book Signings

As part of our official launch of Growing Up Next to The Mental, please join author, Brian Callahan, for the following cluster of signings in St. John's: Thursday, June 28 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Costco Friday, June 29 12:00 noon - 2:00 pm - Costco Friday, July 6 5:39 pm - 7:30 pm - Costco Friday, July 6 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Coles, Avalon Mall Saturday, July 7 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Coles, Village Shopping Centre The book will be available for purchase and Brian will be available to sign copies. We called it the Mental and thought nothing of it. No more than eeny, meeny, miney, mo and who we were supposed to catch by the toe. An unfortunate moniker, but one legitimately derived from the original name of the place—the Hospital for Mental and Nervous Diseases—when it opened in 1854. Not until 1972 would it be renamed after the river that runs by it. But in Mooney’s world, which revolved mostly in and around the asylum’s drab, depressing confines in the mid-1970s, it was colloquially the Mental, just as its largely despondent inhabitants were the mental patients. For further information, please call Flanker Press at (709) 739-4477 ext # 22 (1-866-739-4420) or visit the Flanker Press website at www.flankerpress.com  

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Grandpa Pike Signings
Grandpa Pike Signings at Parks Canada Castle Hill in Placentia

Grandpa Pike will be signing copies of his titles at the Parks Canada Castle Hill Location in Placentia on the following dates: Saturday, June 23, from 12:00 noon - 2:00 pm Sunday, July 1, from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Saturday, July 21, from 12:00 noon - 2:00 pm Saturday, August 11, from 12:00 - 2:00 pm For further information please contact the Castle Hill location at 709 227 2401 or https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/lhn-nhs/nl/castlehill/info

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