A gift of Island poetry

Yvette Doucette

Grandmothers they come from the other places the Jewish one, the Jamaican one her ancestor shipped from Africa to work cane they find her, their k...

New ED at PEI Writers’ Guild

The PEI Writers’ Guild (PEIWG) recently announced the appointment of Executive Director, Mo Duffy Cobb. This is the first time in the Guild’s 30-y...

New children’s books

John Flood’s Penumbra Press Charlottetown/Newscastle recently published two children’s books. Do I Have to Go to Sleep? written by Carole Giangran...

Logjams and Widow–Makers: Prince Edward Islanders in the Maine Woods

by J. Clinton Morrison

A flood of immigrants had entered Canada between 1760–1860. By the mid-19th century the Island was settled and immigration had practically ceased. B...

A House in Memory: Last Poems

by David Helwig

A House in Memory: Last Poems, a collection of unpublished poems by the late poet and novelist David Helwig (1938–2018), was released in July. The b...

Down East getaway

We’re having a different sort of summer. No socials at our old school, no Canada Day hotdogs, no sharing garden, flowers, beach and sand with friend...

Marion Bruce shortlisted

Book by Island author is one of three for historical writing

PEI writer Marian Bruce has been shortlisted for a 2020 Atlantic Book Award for her book Listening for the Dead Bells. Published by Island Studies Pre...

Safia’s Secret

Asifa Rahman | Illustrated by Duncan Brooks

Inspired by her daughter Gina, Asifa Rahman’s illustrated children’s book Safia’s Secret is about a young Indian girl who secretly wishes she wa...

Camden Mystery Club Trilogy

Anne Hotchkis

Camden Mystery Club Trilogy by Anne Hotchkis is a collection of three young adult mystery books in one: Code Blue at the QEH, Cari Complex Convict and...

Wingin’ It

Kathy Birt

Kathy Birt’s cookbook, aptly titled Wingin’ It, “took five years of tasting and testing wings recipes.” The idea came to Birt in 2015 when her...

Contact! Unload: Military Veterans, Trauma, and Research-Based Theatre

George Belliveau and Graham W. Lea with Marv Westwood

Contact! Unload: Military Veterans, Trauma, and Research-Based Theatre explores an arts-based therapeutic approach to mental health care, bringing to ...

From the Lens of my Camera: This and That and a Big Black Cat

Andrew Simpson and Jean Simpson

From the Lens of my Camera: This and That and a Big Black Cat is an e-book devoted to photography and memories of Andrew and Jean Simpson’s time spe...

She Was His Angel

Mima

Mima recently published her 13th book (9th in the Hernandez series) titled, She Was His Angel. Jorge Hernandez, a former Mexican narco transitions in...

Fortune Cove

Our premier has exhorted us to explore the Island this summer. Accordingly, we book a cottage in Fortune Cove on the Mill River and head up West for a...

RED: The Island Storybook, vol 23

When writers and storytellers are forced to hunker down in their abodes during a pandemic, they have a lot of time to put stories on paper, and volume...

Island Literary Awards

33rd annual event held in its first ever virtual format

The PEI Writers’ Guild (PEIWG)celebrated local writers on June 6 with the Island Literary Awards and the PEI Book Award ceremonies, which honoured n...

A gift of Island poetry

Charlie Greg Sark

SEE-E-OOH that poem written twenty— … no, it was eighteen years ago. That poem, I wrote it for harper and I called it enemy tongues. Her...

A gift of Island poetry

Richard Lemm

WHAT I WANTED TO BE A dandelion and buttercup bouquet on grandmother’s vanity, the wasps in the pears, the long white jet plane’s tail in the ...

The Island Literary Awards

Online award ceremonies held for Island writers

On June 6, The Island Literary Awards galas were held, honouring the achievements of Island writers and authors. This year, due to restrictions sur...

Mo Duffy Cobb

Moving words

Author and PEI Writers’ Guild president Mo Duffy Cobb holds a mug of coffee in her Charlottetown kitchen, reflecting on the recent strategic plannin...

Local Author Wins International and National Awards

Last spring, Local author Virginia McGowan PhD's book Harness the Power of Mentoring: How to Find and Work with the Right Mentor—A Guide for the So...

The Devil and His Legacy

Mima

The Island author known as Mima recently published her twelfth book (7th in the Hernandez series), The Devil and His Legacy. If you enjoy reading abo...

Red Mittens Green Socks

Kathy Birt

Kathy Birt will launch her new Children’s Christmas Book Set, Red Mittens Green Socks, December 7 at 2 pm at the Confederation Centre Library, Charl...

Wayne Gray, A Man of Vision

Gary MacDougall

Retromedia Publishing has released the book Wayne Gray, A Man of Vision written by bestselling author Gary MacDougall. This is a true success story ...

Understanding The Impact Of The Addicted Person

A Layperson’s 1st Step Guide to Recovery Through The Eggshell Perspective

Everyone is invited to attend the launch of Jim Good’s new book, Understanding the Impact of the Addicted Person: A Layperson’s 1st Step Guide to ...

Mammals of Prince Edward Island and Adjacent Marine Waters

Rosemary Curley, Pierre-Yves Daoust, Donald F. McAlpine, Kimberly Riehl, J. Dan McAskill

Rosemary Curley will launch the new book Mammals of Prince Edward Island and Adjacent Marine Waters on December 3 from 7:30 to 9 pm at the Beaconsfiel...

The Spectre of Stanhope Lane

James W. Macnutt

James W. Macnutt has published his latest book, a novel entitled The Spectre of Stanhope Lane. Every summer Frank Longworth, a pragmatic and matter-...

An Island of Lighthouses

John Morris

Local photographer John Morris has released his newest book titled, An Island of Lighthouses. The book features a brief history on each lighthouse of ...

Gregor Samsa Was Never in The Beatles

J. J. Steinfeld

Fiction writer, poet, and playwright J. J. Steinfeld’s latest book, Gregor Samsa Was Never in The Beatles, has been recently published by Ekstasis E...

Pelikan Hub

The first Charlottetown Pelikan Hub hosted by Hub Master Dan MacDonald (Bookmark) took place recently in the Private Cellar at Sim’s restaurant. Sin...

IN OUR LIFETIME

Bren Simmers

Tomatoes too thirsty, priced out of reach along with almonds, peaches. We’re running out of cheap oil—like the ivory-billed woodpecker last sp...

About Brian Burke

Book launch and screening of documentary

The Confederation Centre Art Gallery (CCAG) will be hosting two events this month to celebrate its current retrospective exhibition on prolific PEI pa...

Ben of Nigglewood

Arlene Mighton

Arlene Mighton has released a new book, Ben of Nigglewood. Ben Nigglewood is a homeless man who is fed up with his predicament in a care facility. T...

Bee Funeral

Sandy McCarney

In fifth grade Crybaby and Almost- Boobs hoarded curios in a Kleenex box: hunks of rock shaped like pizza slices, gel pens’ worn-out tips. Crud....

Hitched

David Weale

Hitched is a collection of short stories and impudent, sometimes scurrilous, quips that Island author David Weale has harvested from Island conversati...

Beyond the Asylum

The Evolution of Mental Health Care in Prince Edward Island 1846-2017

How Prince Edward Islanders have historically cared for those people with mental illness has gone through a cycle starting with sheltering them at hom...

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