The poems in this collection are ripe to bursting with feeling. Their richness comes from the deep truths
that give rise to them. This is a moving work. The Blue Dragonfly is a melody for the spectacle of trauma; a butterfly dancing through a dark landscape; a tragedy undone by poetry.
An interview with Bill Arnott, award-winning author of Gone Viking: A Travel Saga and Gone Viking: Beyond Boundaries.
Screenfarers: Nurturing Deliberate Action in a Digital World, is a practical guide to using the internet without being used and passing this skill on to others.
Eve Mills Allen, a New Brunswick mental health therapist, has written the profoundly moving story of Jeremias, who at the age of 11 led his family to safety during the Guatemalan genocide against the Mayan peoples. Jeremias breaks the silence as he shares his memories with the author Eve Mills Allen over several years, and we learn how inadequate our mental health system is to fully heal those traumatized by war and genocide.
Death on Darby's Island is a murder-mystery set in the outport community of Darby's Island in the mid-seventies.
Kelley Jo Burke is an award-winning Regina playwright, creative nonfiction writer and documentarian, and was for many years host of CBC Radio's SoundXchange.
Ian Colford’s short fiction has appeared in Event, Grain, Riddle Fence, The Antigonish Review, The Fiddlehead and other literary publications. His previous books are Evidence, The Crimes of Hector Tomás, Perfect World and A Dark House and Other Stories. His work has been shortlisted for the Thomas H. Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award, the Relit Award, the Journey Prize, and the Danuta Gleed Literary Award. He lives in Halifax.
Dr. Bruce Hutchison describes emotional contagion as one of the most powerful forces at play in society and in politics in the last few decades, building to the 2020-21 crescendo. We need to learn about how to handle it to help us adapt to today’s stress. Dr. Hutchison’s book helps us learn how to do that.
Marianne Jones was born and raised in Thunder Bay, Ontario, where she lives with her husband Reg. Her work has appeared in Room, Wascana Review, Canadian Living and Reader's Digest, and won awards from the Canadian Authors Association, Writer's Digest, and others.
Tom Halford's chapbook of prose-poems, Mill Rat is an ode to the Loyalist city of Saint John, New Brunswick.
In 1822, William Epps Cormack sought the expertise of a guide who could lead him across Newfoundland in search of the last remaining Beothuk camps on the island. In his journals, Cormack refers to his guide only as “My Indian.”
Artist Don Pentz's watercolours illuminate the pristine beauty of this beautiful National Park and pay homage to the Mi'kmaq's sacred territory.
The Miramichi Reader's "The Very Best!" Book Awards are all new for 2021. Four categories, four winners and four honourable mentions. The winners were also selected by an external jury (aside from the Non-fiction category which was overseen by James). All judges expressed how hard it was to narrow each or their respective categories down to two, not to mention having to pick one winner. Congrats to all of the 'chosen ones' as well as the authors whose books appeared on the 2021 longlist.
Ronan O'Driscoll's novel follows two people on the autism spectrum--one the child of the narrator, and the other a boy confined to a Poor Farm in Nova Scotia in the 19th century.
New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Halifax Public Libraries have partnered with the Atlantic Publishers Marketing Association on a Read Atlantic project, launching a new collection of 100 Atlantic-published eBooks that are more accessible than ever.