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24 Feb

Love Our Local Authors Showcase - A.C. Hunter Public Library

February is LOLA (Love Our Local Authors) month across NL. Writer’s NL and the NL Public Library will be celebrating NL authors and their books with special programs, events, displays and more. Check out what is happening at your local library.

Join us on Saturday February 24 at 10am-4pm for our all day showcase. Meet authors, publishers and other creative writing suppporters at the A.C. Hunter Library in St. John’s, as we celebrate writing in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Chat with Publishers
Boulder, Breakwater, ENGEN Publishing, Flanker Press, Memorial University Press, Running the Goat, Writer's NL and of course NLPL

Author Line-Up
​10:00-10:30- LOLA Storytime - Activity room- Call 737-3953 to save your spot.
10:30-11:00 - Heather Smith (Virtual), author of The Boy, the Cloud and the Very Tall Tale - This will be in the activity room.
11:00-11:30 - Kenneth Pieroway author of Trains of Newfoundland
1:00-2:00- Other Voices- Newcomer authors sharing their work in their language.
2:00-2:30- Jenny Higgins author of Devilfish
2:30-3:00 - Xavier Campbell/Heather Barrett authors of Black Harbour
3:00-3:30 - Françoise Enguehard -author of L'Archipel du docteur Thomas and more
3:30-4:00 - Bill Coultas author of Revenge Finds a Home

All author visits will be on the 3rd floor. 

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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Send us your manuscript

Please review our following guidelines for submitting fiction and non-fiction manuscripts to be considered for publication.


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.