Prince Edward County Young Authors Writing Contest

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Writers ages 25 and under invited to submit a previously unpublished piece of writing (500 – 3000 words).  Writers under the age of 12 will be eligible for a prize of $250 sponsored and awarded by Tammy Noyes, Realtor at Century 21 Lanthorn.  Writers aged 13-25 will be eligible …

Book Club Sets

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If you have ever joined a book club, you will know that there are a number of benefits- from staying connected to friends, to being inspired to read outside your comfort zone and more. If you’re a member of a group interested in meeting online but you don’t know where …

Heritage Home Historic Designation

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Liz Driver of Prince Edward Heritage Committee (PEHAC),  homeowner Braydon Scully and Archivist Molly McGowan: A Conversation about why and how you may wish to designate your heritage home. Liz Driver is a member of PEHAC, which is an advisory committee to the Prince Edward County Council. She is also …

Popular Children’s Books 2019

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Parents who grew up reading about Stacey, Claudia, Kristy and Mary-Anne will be delighted to share the story of The Baby-Sitter’s Club series with their children through this graphic novel adaptation.  The second book in the series, The Truth About Stacey, was the second most popular children’s novel in 2019. …

Anti-Racism Reading List

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If you’re interested in reading about race, here are a few starting points. Contact your local branch for more suggestions “Elegantly written and powerful in several areas: moving personal recollections; profound cultural analysis; and guidance for moral redemption. A work to relish.” – Toni Morrison Available as a print book, …

County Writers: J.D. Carpenter

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J.D. Carpenter is the author of four books of poetry: Nightfall, Ferryland Head (Missing Link Press, 1976); Swimming at Twelve Mile (Penumbra Press, 1979); Lakeview (Black Moss Press, 1990); Compassionate Travel (Black Moss Press, 1994); and five novels: The Devil in Me (McClelland & Stewart, 2001); Bright’s Kill (Dundurn Press, 2005); 74 Miles Away (Dundurn Press, 2007); Twelve Trees (Dundurn Press, 2008); The County …