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Understorey Magazine at CCWWP

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Join Understorey Magazine editor Katherine Barrett and Cargo Literary editor Mo Duffy Cobb at the 2017 Canadian Creative Writers and Writing Programs Conference in Frederiction, New Brunswick, June 9-11.

We will be discussing:

  • how and why we founded online literary magazines,
  • the role of literary magazines in nurturing new writers, and
  • challenges of the current publishing environment in Canada.

We hope for a lively discussion.

See the full conference schedule on the CCWWP website.

Mother’s Day Reading at Lexicon Books

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We had a fabulous crowd for the Mother’s Day reading at Lexicon Books in Lunenburg!

 

Poet and co-owner of Lexicon Books Alice Burdick welcomed the audience and introduced the readers.

 

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Natalie Meisner read from her memoir Double Pregnant: Two Lesbians Make a Family.

 

 

 

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Lorri Neilsen Glenn read from her many poetry collections.

 

 

 

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Sylvia D. Hamilton read from And I Alone Escaped to Tell You.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thank you to Allan Neilsen for the capturing the day in photos, Lorri Neilsen Glenn for organizing the speakers, Lexicon Books for creating a beautiful venue and bookstore, and all who came to celebrate a literary Mother’s Day!

Understorey Magazine at Word on the Street!

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wots_halifax_logo_colourJoin Understorey Magazine on Saturday, September 21, 11-5, on the Halifax Waterfront for Word on the Street. We’ll have a table with copies of the magazine and exclusive (you won’t find them anywhere else) Understorey bookmarks and coasters to give away.

We are also hosting a panel of fantastic authors who will read from their new mother-centric books:

  • Elaine Lui, Listen to the Squawking Chicken: When Mother Knows Best, What’s a Daughter to Do? A Memoir (Sort Of).
  • Natalie Meisner, Double Pregnant: Two Lesbians Make a Family.
  • Vicky Murphy: MotherFumbler.
  • Natalie Corbett Sampson, Game Plan.

Hope to see you there!

Photos from Authors’ Reading

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We had a wonderfully literary afternoon on July 27 at the Second Story Women’s Centre. Three local authors read from books released earlier this year.

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Kate Inglis read passages describing Missy Bullseye, the junk-scrapping pirate heroine from Flight of the Griffons.

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Linda Little read from Grist and poetically described the life of Penelope, a single mill-owner in nineteenth-century Nova Scotia.

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And Natalie Meisner entertained with excerpts from Double Pregnant: Two Lesbians Make a Family.

Thank you, readers and audience!