AfterWords, after all

The inaugural literary festival aims for inclusivity and intersectionalism.
AfterWords Literary Festival Oct 2-6 Various locations

Mckayla Eaton’s Summoned casts a spell

The young adult fantasy novel is more Chilling Adventures of Sabrina than it is Harry Potter.
You may have glimpsed Mckayla Eaton hunched over her laptop at Uncommon Grounds or Trident Booksellers & Cafe.

Fall Arts Preview: Four local reads you’ll love

From slice-of-life essays to a Vonnegut-esque classic-in-the-making, here’s the books to curl up with this autumn.
Are You Kidding Me?!: Chronicles of an Ordinary Life

Fall Arts Preview: Get lit(-erary) with these events

Bookworms, mark your calendars
Wed Oct 2-Sun Oct 6 Afterwords Literary Festival

Margaret Atwood is coming but sorry, you can't go

The revered Canadian author's Halifax debut of The Testaments is at capacity.
Thirty-four years after The Handmaid's Tale first published—and two years after the Hulu series of the same name sky-rocketed into TV stardom—Canada's most famous author is back with the novel's sequel. And she's bringing it to our dearly beloved library.

Arielle Twist’s becoming

The young Halifax poet offers “the most vulnerable thing I’ve ever done” in the form of her debut collection Disintegrate / Dissociate.
Arielle Twist, Disintegrate / Dissociate launch Saturday, March 2, 7:30pm Khyber Centre for the Arts, 1880 Hollis Street

Andre Fenton’s Love wins

In Worthy of Love, the young poet’s debut novel, he tackles body image from a male perspective.
Andre Fenton, Worthy of Love signings Thursday, November 29, 12-2pm Coles, Scotia Square, 5201 Duke Street and Friday, November 30, 6-7:30pm Chapters Bayers Lake, 188 Chain Lake Drive

Kate Inglis soothes her beast

In Notes for the Everlost, the author doesn’t confront death: She figures out how to live with its unslayable presence.
An evening with Kate Inglis Monday, November 19, 7pm ViewPoint Gallery, 1459 Brenton Street Free

In Print This Week

Vol 27, No 20
October 10, 2019

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