Join Guyleigh Johnson, author/poet of Expect the Unexpected & Afraid of the Dark for a
YOUTH WRITING WORKSHOP
Thursday, September 27
Dartmouth North Community Centre
105 Highfield Park Dr.
FREE EVENT with light snacks provided
~Learn about writing poetry & publishing a book~
Please register: firstname.lastname@example.org OR email@example.com
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.
10 am until noon
35 Wilfred Jackson Way
Facilitator: Lindsay Ruck
10 am until noon
Black Loyalist Heritage Centre
119 Old Birchtown Rd.
Facilitator: Louise Delisle
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.
Natalie Meisner read from her memoir Double Pregnant: Two Lesbians Make a Family.
Lorri Neilsen Glenn read from her many poetry collections.
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!
Join 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!