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,…

GALA BOOK LAUNCH & POETRY CELEBRATION

A gala book launch and poetry celebration will be held on Saturday, May 8, at 7:30-9:30 p.m. at the Haviland Club, at Haviland and Water Streets in Charlottetown, The gala is sponsored by the UPEI English Department and PEI Writers’ Guild. The evening features new books by Island authors Richard Lemm and David Helwig, a…

POET LAUREATE APPOINTMENT

CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI — Hon. Carolyn Bertram, Minister of Communities, Cultural Affairs and Labour, has announced the appointment of poet, editor and novelist Hugh MacDonald of Brudenell as the new poet laureate for Prince Edward Island. With nine books to his credit as author and editor, Hugh MacDonald is perhaps best known to Islanders through his…

Pen & Inkling Festival : Event Details

Pen & Inkling Festival The Prince Edward Island Writers’ Guild (PEIWG) turns twenty this year and are celebrating with the Pen & Inkling Festival on the weekend of September 18 – 20, 2009. This three-day, three-county event will celebrate Island writers through the Island Literary Awards ceremony, a conversation about poetry between John Smith and David…