A CELEBRATION OF WORDS TO FIRE THE SPIRIT: Victoria Literary Festival

A CELEBRATION OF WORDS TO FIRE THE SPIRIT! In just two week’s time, the village of Victoria By the Sea is to be host to Prince Edward Island’s first ever literary festival on the South Shore! It will be a summer celebration of poetry and storytelling, featuring all three of Prince Edward Island’s poet laureates: David Helwig,…

March 24th Back-to-Back Literary Events

Join the PEI Writers’ Guild and The Confederation Centre Public Library, and then the UPEI Department of English and the Confederation Centre Art Gallery for two literary events on March 24, 2009. The open mic starts at 6:30 sharp in the Library to allow for participants wanting to attend the reading to be able to…

Put Poetry on Your Wall

11 x 17 broadsheets of original poems by  Brian Bartlett, David Hickey, Hugh MacDonald and Richard Lemm will be available for sale @$5 each at the readings at Confederation Art Gallery on March 5th and March 24th.  The total price goes to support the League of Canadian Poets.  Original poems contributed for this cause combine with…

Winter’s Tales Reading: David Hickey and Jeffery Donaldson

PEI native and poet David Hickey and McMaster professor and poet Jeffery Donaldson will read at Confederation Centre Art Gallery on Tuesday, March 24, at 7:30. David’s first book, In the Lights of a Midnight Plow, was a finalist for the Gerald Lampert Award for Best First Poetry Book by a Canadian. He is currently…