CANADIAN MYSTERY NOVEL SELECTED AS FIRST ONE BOOK ONE ISLAND TITLE

CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI — All Islanders are invited to join an Island-wide book club by reading Still Life by award-winning Canadian mystery author Louise Penny, says Tourism and Culture Minister Robert Vessey. “Prince Edward Island’s public libraries play an important role in promoting literacy. One Book One Island is a fun, new initiative that will help…

(PEI) PROVINCE TO OFFER SUPPORT FOR PUBLISHERS

CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI — The Prince Edward Island government is developing a new funding program to assist publishers of Island books, says Tourism and Culture Minister Robert Vessey. The minister met with representatives of the publishing industry earlier this week. “I was very impressed with the important role this group plays in providing individuals and organizations…

WELL-KNOWN FRENCH AUTHOR JOHANNE MERCIER TO VISIT PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND

CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI — French author, Johanne Mercier, will be touring Prince Edward Island performing literary readings at French schools and public libraries, says Tourism and Culture Minister Robert Vessey. Minister Vessey said, “This is a wonderful opportunity for French library patrons and students to enjoy the readings and workshops of this author who has written…