Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Jessica Grant's "Come Thou Tortoise" wins First Novel Award

Jessica Grant takes Amazon First Novel prize
Mark Medley, National Post Published: Wednesday, April 28, 2010
Jessica Grant's Come, Thou Tortoise has been named the winner of the 2009 Amazon.caFirst Novel Award.

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You can download Jessica Grant reading her short story The Princification Process from

Friday, April 09, 2010

Poets Mark Callanan and Mary Dalton celebrate Seamus Heaney April 13, St. John's, NL

Celebrating Seamus Heaney (St. John’s): Celebrate the birthday of the greatest English language poet and Nobel prize winner Seamus Heaney with local poets Mary Dalton and Mark Callanan, and with Brid Falconer, a native of Ireland who is teaching Gaelic at Memorial University this year. Hosted by Michael Boyle. Tuesday, April 13 at 8 p.m., Coffee and Company, Water Street.

Read a short biography of Seamus Heaney.


Merrybegot, a collection of poems by Mary Dalton read by Anita Best is available from Rattling Books.