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Writers help launch Books Start Here campaign

5 February 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Prominent Nova Scotia writers shared their views about the value of local book publishing at the Books Start Here campaign launch event at a packed event Thursday … More

Ron Caplan

Breton Books’ Ron Caplan honoured with award

Ron Caplan, founder of Cape Breton Magazine and publisher of Breton Books, recently won a Katharine McLennan Award. This award recognizes individuals who have made contributions in the arts, culture and historical … More

Atlantic ebook collection launches

Local libraries and book publishers encourage library patrons to read local The Nova Scotia Provincial Library, Department of Communities, Culture & Heritage, Halifax Public Libraries and Atlantic Publishers … More

Say no to 15% on books in Nova Scotia

The province of Nova Scotia is in the midst of a tax and regulatory review that could see higher taxes on books. Books are currently subject to the 5% federal portion of the HST, but not the 10% provincial … More

Fernwood releases a trailer for Double Pregnant

Roseway Publishing, an imprint of Fernwood Publishing, released a video trailer for Double Pregnant, Natalie Meisner lighthearted memoir about starting a family with her wife Viviën. Learn more about the book … More

Lesley Choyce Pottersfield Press

Lesley Choyce featured on CBC Radio’s Tapestry

Author, Pottersfield Press publisher and avid surfer Lesley Choyce was featured on the latest edition of CBC Radio's Tapestry. Choyce joined Father Donald Calloway and Professor Jim Gates to talk about sun, surf and … More

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