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Renowned Publisher Douglas Gibson to Speak at UNB Fredericton on November 19

Douglas Gibson, former senior editor and publisher at McClelland & Stewart and Douglas Gibson Books, will deliver a public lecture entitled “Across Canada by Story: A Coast-to-Coast Literary Adventure” on Monday, 19 November at Memorial Hall on the University of New Brunswick’s Fredericton campus, beginning at 7:30 pm.  

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(An Excerpt)

By Angela Wright

Gunshots! Gunshots!” my manager shouts through the phone. He has a penchant for being melodramatic and inflating the truth to make a point. It’s hard to hear him over the din in the background. The building is undergoing restoration and the sounds of hammers knocking against stone resonate through the hallways.

The Lives of Milton Acorn

(An Excerpt)

By Nicholas Herring

Milton James Rhode Acorn was born in Charlottetown, PEI, on March 30, 1923. 

James Milton Rhodes Acorn (called Mickey by his brothers and sisters), whose descendants were German millers, was born in the old Provincial Hospital in Charlottetown.

Some people still incorrectly assume that “Milton Acorn” was a nom de plume.


Phil Hall Available for Consultations as UNB Writer-in-Residence

Governor General’s Award winner and two-time nominee for the Griffin Poetry Prize Phil Hall will be serving as the University of New Brunswick’s Writer-in-Residence from Fall 2018 through Winter 2019. Phil is available to writers at the University of New Brunswick and the wider literary community for one-on-one or group consultations, workshops, and readings. His residency is sponsored by the University of New Brunswick Fredericton’s Department of English, Faculty of Arts, The Fiddlehead, the Canada Council for the Arts, and Arts New Brunswick.

Odd Sundays presents M. Travis Lane and Nathaniel G. Moore

Now into our fall 2018 season, odd sundays continues on Sunday, November 4 with a returning guest and a new one to our series. As usual we will gather at 2 PM at Corked Wine Bar, 83 Regent St. Our regular audience continues to grow, so come join in, get a drink from Charlotte, a book draw ticket and add your name to the Open Mic set. Make plans to attend and hear the fine work of Travis Lane and Nathaniel G. Moore.