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By Giv'er Miramichi / October 22, 2008 / 0 Comments

David Adams Richards Up for a GGDavid Adams RichardsThe Canada Council for the Arts announced the finalists for the 2008 Governor General’s Literary Awards yesterday and a Miramichier is among the nominees. David Adams Richards is nominated in the fiction category for The Lost Highway. The Canada Council for the Arts statement said, “The Lost…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / October 17, 2008 / 0 Comments

Frye Festival Writing Contest for Students FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, the Great- West Life / London Life Writing Contest is open to high school students province-wide! Check out the new themes and write to win $100, $300 or $500! This year, there will be two distinct categories for creative writing and essays, so express…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / October 16, 2008 / 0 Comments

Writers Federation of New Brunswick Literary Fall Fair to Feature Beaverbrook Author Saturday, October 25, 2008Join us for an autumn afternoon of readings and a workshop. The afternoon activities will be held at Doodles Cafe, Charlotte Street Arts Centre, 732 Charlotte St, Fredericton. 12 – 1 PM: Beth Powning, award-winning author of The Hatbox Letters…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / October 3, 2008 / 0 Comments

WFNB Seeking to Fill Executive Director Position The Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick invites applications for the position of part-time Executive Director. The candidate should have a BA or equivalent, and possess grant-writing experience, excellent writing skills, organizational ability, book-keeping and administrative experience, and be proficient with computers/e-mail. Knowledge of writing in New Brunswick and…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / April 17, 2008 / 0 Comments

Dungarvon Whooper Wrap Party First two shows sold out to rave reviews! Dungarvon Whooper Wrap Party with the Heritage Players Sunday April 20th at the Eco-Centre Tickets $20 at Eco-Centre,Books Inn,Bill’s Kwik WaySeating at 1 p.m. (Visit Squarebriggs exhibit)Play begins at 2Desserts served at 2:45 Wrap up party at 4Light fare and refreshments served during…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / April 10, 2008 / 0 Comments

Days of wooden ships and iron men Bob Squarebriggs working on the Seaflower An exhibit featuring the work of world-renowned model shipwright and master carver Robert Squarebriggs April 9th through April 20th at the Ecology Education Centre 21 Cove Road Miramichi. Full and half-models of famed frigates, barques, clippers, cutters, brigs and warships that rode…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / March 26, 2008 / 0 Comments

Miramichi’s FatKat Animation Part of Frye Festival Workshops in Moncton Aspiring writers can study their craft with the masters at the 2008 Frye Festival. Workshops, led by such literary celebrities as award-winning novelist and screenwriter Russell Banks, headline Moncton’s annual celebration of words, April 23-27. These unique learning experiences will be offered to students of…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / January 27, 2008 / 0 Comments

Public Reading — David Adams Richards David Adams RichardsOwens Art Gallery, Sackville, NBFebruary 13, 2008. 7:30 pm Mount Allison University will welcome noted New Brunswick author and poet David Adams Richards to campus for a public reading on Wednesday, February 13 at 7:30 p.m. in the Owens Art Gallery. Everyone is welcome to attend this…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / January 9, 2008 / 0 Comments

CONNIE & PAUL RELEASE NEW CD AS FUNDRAISER FOR PALLIATIVE CARE EDUCATION Miramichi folk duo Connie & Paul are releasing their 4th recording Sunday January 20, 2008, 2PM at the Miramichi Regional Hospital Viewpoint Cafeteria on the 5th floor. The recording entitled “Let Me Walk You to the Corner” will be used as a fundraiser…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / October 12, 2007 / 0 Comments

Ray Fraser will be launching his new book, WHEN THE EARTH WAS FLAT,at BOOKS INN in Newcastle tonight, 7-9 pm WHEN THE EARTH WAS FLATRemembering Leonard Cohen, Alden Nowlan, the Flat Earth Society, the KingJames monarchy hoax, the Montreal Story Tellers and other curious matters ABOUT THE BOOKIn this collection of memoirs, essays and sketches,…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / May 2, 2007 / 0 Comments

“Fly Tying Contest” The Southwest Miramichi Council for Arts and Culture at Blackville, New Brunswick is proud to sponsor a fly tying contest for the development of a hair wing salmon fly in recognition of the Spirit of the “Dungarvon Whooper”. The Fly Tying Contest is open to all fly tyers who inhabit the area…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / April 27, 2007 / 0 Comments

David Adams Richards at Frye Festival in Moncton this Weekend Renowned New Brunswick author David Adams Richards will present the second Antonine Maillet – Northrop Frye Lecture on Saturday, April 28 from noon to 1 pm. The theme of the lecture will be “Playing the Inside Out”. The event will take place during the Frye…

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