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Book release: Write! Even If Your Hands Are Dirty

Short Stories and Poems by Prince Edward Island Authors

Have you ever wished to write a memoir? To chronicle stories of your youth or meaningful experiences? To leave a legacy for your descendants? The Memo...

Book release: A Tale of Two Fiddlers: The Early Days of Sports and Life in Charlottetown

By Fred MacDonald

A Tale of Two Fiddlers: The Early Days of Sports and Life in Charlottetown, a sports memoir by Fred MacDonald is now available where books are sold. ...

Book release: A Sense of Wonder

By Bob Jensen

In July, PEI-based poet and songwriter Bob Jensen will release A Sense of Wonder, a collection of 50 poems written between 2014 and the present. Jens...

Book release: Island Girl: From Orphan to Military Wife

By Jackie Muise

Jackie Muise’s Island Girl: From Orphan to Military Wife, a biography of Mary Elizabeth Whitty who was orphaned at an early age on PEI, will be avai...

Book release: Psychopaths Rule the World

By Mima

The PEI author known as Mima recently published her 15th book, Psychopaths Rule the World. A former Mexican narco transitions into Canadian life with...

Book release: My Year as a Space Cadet

By Hope Dalvay

Space Cadet will be available in July. Page Stuart’s perfectly organized life is flipped upside down… again. She is in unfamiliar territory as th...

Book release: Basin Head Bad Boys

By Anne Hotchkis

Basin Head Bad Boys by Anne Hotchkis will be released in June. Ethan Laird, the boy with a prosthetic leg, was a popular kid at Colonel Gray High Sch...

Book release: Bits and Pieces: Memories Old and New

By Thane J. Birch

In Bits and Pieces, a collection of short stories about growing up in the Lot 16 area of PEI, Thane J. Birch recalls an era when technology was moving...

Book release: The Miramichi Fire: A History

By Alan MacEachern

On an unusually hot day in October 1825, Islanders from West Point to North Cape watched in alarm and disbelief as huge plumes of smoke rose above the...

Book release: Wally: Driven to Win

By Gary MacDougall

Retromedia Publishing will release Wally: Driven to Win, a book by author Gary MacDougall, in June. Wally: Driven to Win reveals the story of PEI har...

Book release: Historic St. Mary’s: A Brief Account of Three Indian River Churches 1814–2020

By Bertha Campbell

Historic St. Mary’s: A Brief Account of Three Indian River Churches 1814–2020  traces some of the rich history of Indian River, PEI, from its ear...

Book release: The Chemistry of Innovation: Regis Duffy and the Story of DCL

By Mo Duffy Cobb and Lori Mayne

How did a farm boy from PEI become a successful businessman, mentor, and community philanthropist? A new book by Mo Duffy Cobb and Lori Mayne tells th...

New collections

Bren Simmers and Laurie Brinklow launch books—May 15

Island poets Laurie Brinklow and Bren Simmers will launch their new poetry collections, My island’s the house I sleep in at night and If, When, on M...

Book release: The Rosary and the Rifle: the Murder of Mary Ann MacKinnon

By Ernie MacAulay

Acorn Press will release a deep dive into Island history, The Rosary and the Rifle: the Murder of Mary Ann MacKinnon by Island author Ernie MacAulay t...

Book release: If, When

By Bren Simmers

Island poet Bren Simmers is launching a new collection of poetry with Gaspereau Press called If, When. This conversation across generations links the ...

Book release: Mill River Malice

by Anne Hotchkis

Released on March 24, Mill River Malice is the fifth book in the Camden Mystery Club series by Island author Anne Hotchkis. Rob Camden and Coady Free...

Book release: Island Wings

by Geoff Hogan | Illustrated by Connie Gaudet

Nature PEI is providing a new opportunity for families to learn more about the birds around them and have fun doing it. Island Wings, a colouring book...

Book release: My island’s the house I sleep in at night

By Laurie Brinklow

“Being an islander means that you aren’t like everyone else,” writes Laurie Brinklow in her new book, My island’s the house I sleep in at nigh...

Book release: The Flyaway Kite

Megan Aho | Illustrated by Vivian Aho

Summerside artist Vivian Aho and her daughter, author Megan Aho, published the children’s book The Flyaway Kite in February. The story follows the ...

Book release: RED: The Island Storybook

Volume 25

RED: The Island Storybook will be turning 25 (in volumes) in March. When they started out, a little over ten years ago, they had no idea where the RE...

Book release: Mystery at Ben’s Lake

Anne Hotchkis

Released on January 22, Mystery at Ben’s Lake is the fourth book in the Camden Mystery Club series by author Anne Hotchkis. Trish and the club memb...

Book release: (h)in(d)sight 2020

Julie Bull

Julie Bull’s debut poetry book, (h)in(d)sight 2020, the first in the Spir(itu)al Connection Collection, was published in December 2020 and launched ...

Book release: RED: The Island Storybook Dog Stories

RED: The Island Storybook has a brand new series of special editions. The inaugural volume in the series is devoted to dog stories. Yes, a full sized ...

Book release: Starfish of David

By Steven Mayoff

Satirical magic-realism abounds on modern-day PEI in author Steven Mayoff’s new ebook Starfish of David. Samson Grief, a reclusive painter living i...

Book release: Morning Bafflement and Timeless Puzzlement

By J. J. Steinfeld

Fiction writer, playwright, and poet J. J. Steinfeld’s twenty-first book and sixth poetry collection, Morning Bafflement and Timeless Puzzlement, ha...

Book release: We’re All Criminals

By Mima

Canadian author Mima recently published her 14th book (9th in the Hernandez series) We’re All Criminals. A former Mexican narco transitions into Ca...

Book release: Morning Bafflement and Timeless Puzzlement

By J. J. Steinfeld

Award-winning fiction writer, playwright, and poet J. J. Steinfeld’s twenty-first book and sixth poetry collection, Morning Bafflement and Timeless ...

Book release: Puggy Joe’s Christmas Stocking

By Katherine MacCallum

Author Katherine MacCallum recently published her book, Puggy Joe’s Christmas Stocking. The Christmas childrens’ book is illustrated by Bobby Mac...

Book release: Jaya’s Magic Wheelchair

Marlene Bryenton | Illustrator Leanne Bowlan

Author Marlene Bryenton recently published her second children’s storybook, Jaya’s Magic Wheelchair. The book is about empathy, inclusion, awaren...

Book release: Here and There

By Roderick MacDonald

Roderick MacDonald will launch Here and There, his new collection of poetry, at the Morell Fire Hall December 5 at 2 pm. Inspired by the places, peop...

Book release: Twitch, the Dog who Loved Carrots

By Margaret A. Westlie | Illustrated by Terry D. Betts

Selkirk Stories Publishing has released a new children’s picture book, Twitch, the Dog who Loved Carrots, a collaboration between PEI author Margare...

Book relesase: GIFt Horse: Episode III—Revenge of the GIFt

By PEI GIFted Genre Writing Group

The Island’s weirdest genre writers are back with GIFt Horse: Episode III—Revenge of the GIFt, the third short story anthology from the PEI GIFted...

Book relesase: Mysie

By Norbert Stewart

At the age of eight, Marjorie “Mysie” MacDonald, with her parents and five siblings, arrived at Scotch Settlement, New Brunswick on November 25, 1...

Book release: Dark | Sanctuary

D.A. Stewart and Sandy Carruthers

PEI’s Sandstone comics are making their first foray into the horror genre with the release of Dark|Sanctuary, a collaboration between writer D.A. St...

Book release: A Girl, Her Mother, and The Forest: A Love Story

By Virginia McGowan

Author Virginia (Ginny) McGowan launched her first children’s book, A Girl, Her Mother, and The Forest: A Love Story, in November. In this melodic ...

Book release: The Island Magazine

Issue 87

The latest edition of The Island Magazine commemorates 300 years of French history on PEI and covers three centuries of Francophone life in the provin...

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