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Marie-Beth Wright

Marie-Beth Wright, B.A. B.Ed., Certificate, Business Administration was born in Valleyfield, Bonavista Bay. In addition to her teaching career she has worked in journalism, volunteering, administration, and as a partner in her family’s business. In 2014 she authored Grace Sparkes: Blazing a Trail to Independence, the biography of Newfoundland icon Grace Sparkes. Marie-Beth and her husband, Carl, live in St. John’s. She believes in intergenerational collaboration and is a strong promoter of Newfoundland and Labrador’s rich culture and history. Marie-Beth is delighted to partner with Justin Barbour, “The Newfoundland Explorer,” and his canine companion, Saku, as she introduces young people to their exploits in the Newfoundland outdoors.

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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.
Unit #1 1243 Kenmount Road, Paradise, NL              A1L 0V8

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.