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Congratulations to the winner of the 1st Annual Flanker Press Family Literacy Day Giveaway!

30 Jan
Since 1999, Family Literacy Day has been a national event, created by ABC Life Literacy Canada to raise awareness of literacy, reading and engaging in such activities with our families. This year it was held on Saturday, January 27th.In celebration of this event, Flanker Press held our 1st annual Flanker Press Family Literacy Day Giveaway. The contest consisted of a giveaway package of 9 books to one lucky person in Canada. All entries had to do was "like" our post and tell us which book they were most excited to read with their family members.The 9 titles in the giveaway package were:The Puffin Patrol by Dawn BakerColouring the Rock with Jackie by Jackie AlcockHaunted Ground by Dale JarvisThe Bologna Cookbook by Kevin PhillipsWilful Desire by Victoria BarbourThe Trawlermen by Clarence VautierThe Last Beothuk by Gary CollinsI Remain, Your Loving Son by Frances Ennis and Bob WakehamAs the Old Folks Would Say by Hubert FureyA random draw was held on Friday, January 26th at 3:00 pm at the Flanker Press office in Paradise and the lucky winner was Melinda Chatman Glover of Gambo, Newfoundland.Congratulations Melinda!Thank you to everyone who entered our giveaway. Like and follow our Facebook Page for more exciting promotions!

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About Flanker Press
Turning pages since 1994

Flanker Press is a bright spark in the Newfoundland and Labrador publishing scene. As the province’s most active publisher of trade books, the company now averages twenty new titles per year, with a heavy emphasis on regional non-fiction and historical fiction.

The mission of Flanker Press is to provide a quality publishing service to the local and regional writing community and to actively promote its authors and their books in Canada and abroad.

Now located in Paradise, Flanker Press has grown from a part-time venture in 1994 to a business with eight full-time employees. In the fall of 2004, Flanker Press launched a new imprint, Pennywell Books. This imprint includes literary fiction, short stories, young adult fiction, and children’s books.

Flanker Press Ltd.
PO Box 2522, Station C
St. John's, NL A1C 6K1

TF: 1.866.739.4420

Tel: 709.739.4477

Fax: 709.739.4420

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We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Canada Book Fund (CBF) and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Department of Tourism, Culture and Recreation for our publishing activities.

We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $157 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country. Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien. L’an dernier, le Conseil a investi 157 millions de dollars pour mettre de l’art dans la vie des Canadiennes et des Canadiens de tout le pays.