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Virtual Launch Tomorrow
Posted By: Rebecca Rose | Posted On:
We're so excited to celebrate our newly released books virtually with you TOMORROW, Tuesday, June 29th at 7pm!
Please join us for our virtual event which will feature readings, presentations, and a cookalong from our Winter 2021 authors!
This free event will be premiered on our Facebook page and YouTube channel.
Thank you to Ritche Perez for filming and editing this launch, and to Nova Yoga for allowing us to use their space for filming!
George Elliott Clarke
The Quest for a "National" Nationalism
Prajwala Dixit is an award-winning storyteller working in journalism, playwriting, creative writing and doc filmmaking whose work has been (and will be) produced and published by CBC, The National Film Board Of Canada, The Globe and Mail, National Post, SaltWire, Resource Centre For The Arts, White Rooster Theatre, Artistic Fraud of Newfoundland, Persistence Theatre Company, Halifax Theatre for Young People, Eastern Front Theatre, Newfoundland Quarterly and Riddle Fence. Winner of the 2020 Arts and Letters Awards (Creative Short Fiction), 2021 Atlantic Journalism Awards (Silver, Enterprise Reporting in Radio), 2020 ArtsNL Arts in Education Nominee & a 2020 CAJ finalist for Community Broadcast, a mother, a wife and an engineer by education, Prajwala spends any free time consuming copious amounts of stories through cinema and books.
Nabila Qureshi is an arts & humanities, and social justice enthusiast. Us, Now is her first publication in creative writing. She lives in St. John’s, Canada.
Beth Follett is the founder and publisher of Pedlar Press, a Canadian literary house. Her first novel, Tell It Slant (Coach House Books, 2001), a retelling of Djuna Barnes’s 1936 novel Nightwood, met with critical acclaim. Her poetry, prose and nonfiction work have appeared in Brick, Best Canadian Poetry 2019, and elsewhere. She lives in St John’s, NL.
Saqamaw Mi'sel Joe
Saqamaw Mi’sel Joe, LL. D, CM, is the author of Muinji’j Becomes a Man and An Aboriginal Chief’s Journey. He has been the District Traditional Chief of Miawpukek First Nation since 1983, appointed by the late Grand Chief Donald Marshall. Mi’sel Joe is considered the Spiritual Chief of the Mi’kmaq of Newfoundland and Labrador
Sheila O’Neill, B.A., B.Ed., is from Kippens, NL, and is a member of Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nation. Sheila is a Drum Carrier and carries many teachings passed down by respected Elders. As a founding member and past president of the Newfoundland Aboriginal Women’s Network (NAWN), she has been part of a grassroots movement of empowerment of Indigenous women within the island portion of Newfoundland and Labrador. She lives in St. John’s.
This Is How It Is
Sharon King-Campbell is a freelance theatre artist and storyteller. Her work has appeared in Riddle Fence and Word, and on stages across Newfoundland and Labrador. Sharon grew up in Ottawa and now divides her time between downtown St. John’s and a little yellow house in Winterton, NL.
Bobbi & Geoff Pike
East Coast Keto 2
Bobbi Pike is the co-founder of the East Coast Keto community. She’s also the owner and artist at Bobbi Pike Art. She’s the bestselling author of the adult colouring book The Colours of Newfoundland and the sharable colouring book Come Colour with Me. An art instructor and freelance writer, Bobbi is also a wife, mother, and a puppy/kitty mom. She lives in St. John’s.
Geoff Pike is co-owner and associate artist at Bobbi Pike Art, where he’s also the head of IT, and director of logistics and shipping and receiving. He’s also a senior database designer at Inmarsat Global. A husband and father, Geoff is a passionate cook, a lover of music, and tolerator of cats.