Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 3:36pm

Is your home office in need of a makeover?

The Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia is holding a raffle with a beauty of a prize that's tailormade for writers: a complete home office including task chair (Upswing by United Chair), desk, bookshelf, cabinet (Groupe LaCasse), and task light (Diffrient). The furniture is customizable, with a variety of finishes available. 

The entire package is worth $1,800 and has been generously donated by Office Interiors. Hip, hip, hooray for the good folks at Office Interiors!

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 2:54pm

The Evelyn Richardson Non-Fiction Award was established in 1977 and honours the best non-fiction books written by Nova Scotia writers. It is named in memory of Evelyn Richardson (1902-1976), who won the Governor General’s Award for Creative Non-Fiction in 1945 for her memoir of island life, We Keep a Light.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 10:36am

The shortlists for the 13 different book prizes comprising the 2018 Atlantic Book Awards were announced at a press conference held at Halifax City Hall on Monday, March 26. The nominated titles represent a wide range of books from Atlantic Canada—everything from history to kids’ books. The full shortlist is below.  

Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 10:56am

Our second event in the reading series we've dubbed Nova Reads is set for Monday, April 9, 7 pm at The Watch That Ends the Night, King's Wharf, Dartmouth. 

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 3:32pm

The newly formed Sherbrooke Village Writers Guild has no shortage of ambition. The guild is currently organizing a Writers’ Camp this fall, to take place Thursday, September 13 to Sunday, September 16.

As its name says, this group of writers who live on Nova Scotia’s eastern shore are based at historic Sherbrooke Village, about a three-hour drive from Halifax. The guild's home base is located in Cruikshank House next to the art gallery.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 3:08pm

Introducing "Nova Reads."

The Writers Federation of Nova Scotia is introducing a social event this winter that we're calling Nova Reads. It's envisioned as a relaxed, fun evening out during which Nova Scotia writers read from the works of Nova Scotia writers. 

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