Calendar release: John Morris and Jim Abraham

Eastern Canada Weather

PEI photographer John Morris and Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (CMOS) President Jim Abraham, who launched Canada’s Hurricane pro...

Beloved customs

I was raised by custom; you could say I was custom-made. My parents were immigrants and at Christmas especially they clung to the familiar and comfort...

PEI Writers’ Guild hires new ED

Shawn Hogan replaces outgoing Mo Duffy Cobb

The PEI Writers’ Guild (PEIWG) has hired Shawn Hogan as their new new Executive Director, replacing former ED, Mo Duffy Cobb, who stepped down in Se...

Book release: Sara Roach Lewis

She Rules: What You Didn’t Know Is Holding You Back in Business

Sara Roach Lewis recently released her first book, She Rules: What You Didn’t Know Is Holding You Back in Business. How does a women succeed in a w...

Book release: Arlene S. Mighten

The Viet-Co Conundrum

Island-based author Arlene Mighton has release her latest book, The Viet-Co Conundrum, about a middle-aged woman, Miranda Olsen, and her two children ...

A gift of Island poetry

Pillars of Creation | Judy Gaudet

PILLARS OF CREATION Solar winds are blowing up the pillars of the Eagle Nebula 7000 light years away from Eldon, where terrestrial winds are shapi...

Book release: James W. Macnutt

The Odessa Connection

The Odessa Connection, the second volume of James Macnutt’s historical fiction trilogy, was published in November. It is 2008, almost three years h...

Book release: K. Trajanovski

In the dark: The Haemot Saga, Vol. 1

Prince Edward Island newcomer Klaude Trajanovski’s debut novel, In The Dark: The Haemot Saga, is the first installment in their brand new series pub...

Book release: Reginald “Dutch” Thompson

More Bygone Days: Moonshine, Dancin’ and Romancin’

Reginald “Dutch” Thompson is back with More Bygone Days: Moonshine, Dancin’ and Romancin’. This second collection by Thompson includes stories...

Children of Terra: The Kids Don’t Stand a Chance

By Matty MacLeod

Matty MacLeod, PEI born and raised, has recently self-published his debut novel Children of Terra: The Kids Don't Stand a Chance via Amazon.ca. The...

Harvest time

The potato army moved in before sundown: one International Harvester tractor, two stub-nosed John Deeres, two Allan windrowers, one Allan potato harve...

RED: The Island Storybook Volume 27

RED is back with another volume for holiday reading. There is no end to the stories on this enchanted Island and Volume 27 of the Island Story Book is...

The Mendelssohn Connection

by James W. Macnutt

The Mendelssohn Connection, James Macnutt’s first volume of his historical fiction trilogy, is now available in local bookshops. Blending historica...

Choosing the Island “through the warp and woof of time”

by Mary McDonald-Rissanen

Mary McDonald-Rissanen recently released her new book, Choosing the Island “through the warp and woof of time” Women who made twentieth century Pr...

Still More Stubborn Stars

Paul N. Gallant

Toronto-based journalist Paul Gallant will release his debut novel Still More Stubborn Stars on November 1. The story takes place on PEI from the 1970...

Lighting the Way: The Story of Summerside Electric 1920–2020

by Culture Summerside

People could be excused for thinking that perhaps the generating and distribution of electricity might not be the most exciting read on the bookshelf....

Silver Fox

by Margaret Westlie

Margaret Westlie recently published Silver Fox, the fifth novel in her Partners Paranormal series. Silver Fox takes the reader to an old farmhouse in...

Switching Channels: Gamma Healing©

by Gloria Lea

Gloria Lea, an experienced gamma healer practitioner and first time author, transcriber and self-publisher, released her book Omnipresence Power of Lo...

Our Rock and Our Salvation

by Hugh MacDonald

Chosen by CBC as one of the 22 Canadian Young Adult books to watch for in fall 2021, Our Rock and Our Salvation marks the conclusion to The Last Wild ...

Somewhat Absurd, Somehow Existential

by J.J. Steinfeld

Fiction writer, playwright and poet J. J. Steinfeld’s twenty-second book Somewhat Absurd, Somehow Existential has been published by Guernica Edition...

Epekwitk: Mi’kmaq Poetry from Prince Edward Island

by Julie Pellissier-Lush

Epekwitk: Mi’kmaq Poetry from Prince Edward Island L’nu Poems and Art by Julie Pellissier-Lush is the debut poetry collection of Mi’kmaq poems b...

Winter’s Tales

Author series continues with Oliva Robinson book launch

Olivia Robinson was born in the Annapolis Valley, NS and moved to PEI with her family. She blossomed as a creative writer not among the Valley’s orc...

Book release: Living Full Circle

Living with Balance and Intention Inspired by Medicine Wheel Teachings

Mi’kmaq leader and L’nuey Executive Director Jenene Wooldridge will release Living Full Circle: Living with Balance and Intention Inspired by Medi...

Book release: The Magic Toothbrush

by Marlene Bryenton | Illustrator Leanne Bowlan

The Magic Toothbrush, a new storybook by author Marlene Bryenton and illustrator Leanne Bowlan is now available for purchase. The book was edited by J...

Book release: The Spirited Mrs. Pringle

by Jillianne Hamilton

Island author Jillianne Hamilton recently released her fourth novel, The Spirited Mrs. Pringle. Set in 1888 London, self-involved social climber Cora...

Book release: My PEI Cabbage Cookbook

by Ann Thurlow | Illustrator Rebecca Ford

Ann Thurlow will launch My PEI Cabbage Cookbook in October. Compiled and written by Thurlow, the book is an ode to the author’s love for the underra...

Book release: We’ll Meet Again: Prince Edward Island Women of the Second World War

by Katherine Dewar

We’ll Meet Again: Prince Edward Island Women of the Second World War by author Katherine Dewar shares the incredible stories of women from PEI who s...

Irish library at the BIS

George O’Connor’s dream is now a reality

It required more than a decade but many volunteers have finally brought the dream of an Irish library to fruition. More than a decade ago, the late G...

A gift of Island poetry

GREAT-GRANDMOTHER’S GARDEN | Richard Lemm

GREAT-GRANDMOTHER’S GARDEN Pansies have the faces of lost children. Iris unfurls its violet flag for my son churned into the mud of France. Foxg...

Ian Carr earns literacy award

Ian Carr was the PEI recipient of the 17th annual Council of the Federation Literacy Award, announced by Canada’s Premiers on International Literacy...

Clouds

The tide is low at noon so we pack a lunch (cheese and crackers, beer and chocolate), slather ourselves with sunscreen and head down to the Cove. We p...

August Tides

The tide is low at noon so we pack a lunch (cheese and crackers, beer and chocolate), slather ourselves with sunscreen and head down to the Cove. We p...

A gift of Island poetry

CROW PISS: A PANTOUM | Chris Bailey

CROW PISS: A PANTOUM Sit and listen, and your father will tell you how it is. Up before crow piss. Before daylight breaks between the branches. Ge...

Winter’s Tales Author Series

Reading event resumes with Richard Lemm—Oct 7

The UPEI Winter’s Tales Author Series will resume in October with the launch of Richard Lemm’s memoir, Imagined Truths: Myths from a Draft-Dodging...

Mobilizing for climate emergency

Free virtual event with author Seth Klein

Bookmark, Charlottetown’s locally owned, independent bookshop in partnership with the PEI Chapter of the Council of Canadians will host a virtual ev...

Anne Simpson reading and workshops

UPEI Winter’s Tales events in October

Anne Simpson, novelist and poet, will read from her new novel and poetry collection on October 28 at 7:30 pm in The Carriage House at Beaconsfield, 2 ...

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