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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...

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...

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...

UPEI Alum’s first novel

Olivia Robinson set to publish with Breakwater Books

Olivia Robinson’s first novel, The Blue Moth Motel, has been accepted for publication by Breakwater Books. Set mostly on PEI, Robinson’s novel is ...

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: 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: 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 ...

Mayoff novel now an ebook

Steven Mayoff’s first novel Our Lady of Steerage, published in 2015 by the late James Munves (Bunim & Bannigan), is now available as an ebook th...

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...

Book release: The Lamonts of Lyndale

by Harold S. MacLeod

Independent PEI publishing house Selkirk Stories has published a new edition of The Lamonts of Lyndale by the late Harold S. MacLeod (1927-2014). It w...

Book release: Poison in the Porridge

by David Weale

David Weale will release his memoir Poison in the Porridge, a story about how wonderful and dangerous it is to be a child, this November. “The verd...

Book release: An Introduction to Island Studies

by James E. Randall

A new book by UPEI professor Dr. James Randall offers up island studies as a tool to understand our own world of islands. An Introduction to Island St...

Book release: Unidentified man at left of photo

by Jeff Bursey

Jeff Bursey’s latest exploratory novel is a sharp satire set in Atlantic Canada’s seemingly bucolic province, Prince Edward Island. Unidentified ...

Book release: RED: The Island Story Book Volume #24

It’s been a bumpy road through 2020 thus far but the folks at RED: The Island Storybook promise “We’ll get through this with strength and love, ...

Book release: Ben of the Island: Iceboats and Phantom Ship

By Terrilyn Kerr | llustrated by Nancy Perkins

The year is 1885. Ben is now five years old and living at the Wood Islands lighthouse on the Northumberland Strait. He is well known as a local hero b...

Book release: Broken Crayons

By Patsy Dingwell | Illustrated by Marla Lesage

Island author Patsy Dingwell has released her first book, Broken Crayons. When Ms. Gillis, a preservice teacher on PEI, decides to complete her Inter...

Book release: Mi’kmaq Campfire Stories of Prince Edward Island

by Julie Pellissier-Lush | Illustrated by Laurie Martin

The Mi’kmaq People have been here since the ice began to melt over this great land. They learned the medicines in nature to keep them healthy and th...

Book release: Home Is Where the Water Is

by Dr. Hung-Min Chiang

Home Is Where the Water Is, a memoir by retired UPEI professor Dr. Hung-Min Chiang has recently been published by Island Studies Press. Born and rais...

Book Release: The Biscuit Bible

Types, Tips, Tested Recipes, and Tales

Full of interesting facts, historical information and stories about biscuits, Dolores Griffin’s The Biscuit Bible is everything you ever wanted to k...

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...

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