Bishop Geoff Peddle was the Anglican bishop for the Diocese of Eastern Newfoundland and Labrador. He was born in Bonavista and grew up in Trinity, Lethbridge, and Whitbourne. He held a B.A. and an M.A. degree from Memorial University, an M.Div. degree from Queen’s College, and a Ph.D. degree from Cardiff University. Bishop Peddle was ordained in 1987 and had served in the Parish of Lake Melville, the Parish of Arnold’s Cove, the Parish of the Ascension, and the Parish of the Good Shepherd.
He had also served as diocesan executive officer for the Diocese of Eastern Newfoundland and Labrador and as provost and vice-chancellor of Queen’s College. He was the author of various academic articles and two books: From Mount Pearl to Mount Sinai and The Atonement of Jack Fowler. Geoff Peddle and his wife, Kathy, a nurse, made their home in Mount Pearl.
Bishop Geoff Peddle passed away on October 8, 2020 in St. John’s, NL.
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 Canada
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.