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30 Apr
2020

Flanker Press providing Curbside Pick-up

Effective Friday, May 1, Flanker Press will be offering curbside pick-up for orders at our office location at Unit # 1 - 1243 Kenmount Road, Paradise.

This service will be available Monday to Friday from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. To ensure we are maintaining social distancing, we ask that you call the office, upon arrival in the parking lot, and wait in your vehicle until the staff arrive at the door with your package. 

23 Apr
2020

Tom Moore On-Line Reading of The Sign on My Father's House

Tom Moore, in conjunction with his publisher Flanker Press, will be hosting an on-line reading series from his novel, The Sign on My Father's House, on Facebook Live, starting on Wednesday, April 29.

The dates for the on-line reading series are:

Wednesday, April 29, 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Wednesday, May 6, 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Wednesday, May 13, 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Wednesday, May 20, 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Wednesday. May 27, 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Wednesday, June 3, 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Wednesday, June 10. 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Wednesday, June 17, 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

 

On February 27, 2020, Tom Moore, best selling author of The Sign on My Father's House, won the NL Reads 2020 award at the AC Hunter Library.

NL READS is a celebration of Newfoundland and Labrador books, authors and readers. It is a provincial “Battle of the Books,” inspired by CBC’s popular annual literary event Canada Reads. Over four months, four new local books competed for the title of Newfoundland and Labrador’s “must-read” book of the year, as determined by the reading public of our province. Thanks to a generous sponsor, since 2019 the author of the winning title also receives a cash prize: the Margaret Duley Award.

21 Apr
2020

Ida Linehan Young On-Line Reading of The Promise

Ida Linehan Young, in conjunction with her publisher Flanker Press, will be hosting an on-line reading series from her best-selling novel, The Promise, on Facebook Live, starting on Friday, April 24.

A Message from Ida:

"Starting on Friday, April 24, and the next 3 Friday's, I will be doing readings from The Promise, to bring a 'little book club of sorts' to my Facebook friends, family, and followers. I will read for 20 minutes and then we can have a discussion about those parts or I can read some more. 

Remember - click on "Interested" not on "Going" because I'm not sure how Facebook will handle what it thinks is a crowd gathering.

Either way, it will pop up for you on Friday night." - Ida

The dates for the on-line reading are:

Friday, April 24, 8:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Friday, May 1, 8:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Friday, May 8, 8:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Friday, May 15, 8:30 pm 9:00 pm

06 Apr
2020

The Liars On-Line Book Launch

Please join us for the official On-Line Launch of, The Liars, by Ida Linehan Young, on Wednesday, May 6, at 8:00 pm.

The launch will take place, via Facebook Live, on her author page. Visit the author page and click on "interested", if you plan to attend.

Ida will be answering questions after the reading. Signed copies of the book will also be available for purchase on-line at flankerpress.com.

For more information, please contact Flanker Press at 709 739 4477 ext. 24.

06 Apr
2020

The Woman in the Attic On-Line Book Launch

Please join us for the official On-Line Launch of, The Woman in the Attic , on Wednesday, April 29, at 8:00 pm.

The launch will take place, via Facebook Live, on her author page. Visit the author page and click on "interested", if you plan to attend.

Emily will be answering questions after the reading. Signed copies of the book will also be available for purchase on-line at flankerpress.com.

For more information, please contact Flanker Press at 709 739 4477 ext. 24.

26 Mar
2020

Carolyn R. Parsons Virtual Reading Series

Starting Thursday, March 26, Carolyn R. Parsons, in conjunction with publisher Flanker Press, will be hosting a virtual reading series on Facebook Live!

The first reading will be from The Forbidden Dreams of Betsy Elliott, her Flanker Press historical drama, and the rest will be unpublished short stories! Readings will include a Q&A portion at the end!

The dates of the series are:

Thursday, March 26, 8:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Thursday, April 2, 8:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Thursday, April 9, 8:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Thursday, April 16, 8:30 pm - 9:00 pm

26 Mar
2020

Ida Linehan Young On-Line Reading Series

Ida Linehan Young, in conjunction with publisher Flanker Press, will be hosting an on-line reading series from her best-selling novel, Being Mary Ro, on Facebook Live, starting on Friday March 27!

A Message from Ida:

"Starting on Friday March 27, and the next 3 Friday's, I will be doing readings from Being Mary Ro to bring a little book club of sorts to my Facebook friends, family, and followers. I will read for 20 minutes and then we can have a discussion about those parts or I can read some more. We will see how the first one goes and continue to improve each week.

Remember - click on "Interested" not on "Going" because I'm not sure how Facebook will handle what it thinks is a crowd gathering.

Either way, it will pop up for you on Friday night." - Ida

The dates for the on-line series are:

Friday, March 27, 8:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Friday, April 3, 8:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Friday, April 10, 8:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Friday, April 17, 8:30 pm 9:00 pm

24 Mar
2020

Message from Flanker Press and The Cranford's

“On behalf of the entire Flanker Press team, we would like to remind you that our Flanker Press office is closed to the general public, BUT, while working from home, our staff are still accessible during regular business hours via phone, email and our Flanker Press social media platforms.

We will continue to monitor incoming orders/shipments to maintain availability of our books.

Please take care and don’t forget – Social Distancing is 6 feet and lets all not forget to wash our hands”.

Garry, Jerry and Margo Cranford

17 Mar
2020

Flanker Press - Covid 19 - Statement

Flanker Press - COVID-19 Statement

At this time Flanker Press has postponed any book/author launches or signings until future notice.

Here at Flanker Press our customer and client wellbeing is the priority during this time.

You can still SHOP on line at

www.flankerpress.com

call 1-800-739-4420 ext. 22 (Toll Free Canada & US)

or

e-mail: sales@flankerpress.com

17 Mar
2020

Flanker Press Update re: Office Closure & COVID-19

To protect our employees and customers, due to the COVID-19 situation, the Flanker Press Office will be closed to all outside visitors. Please call the office at

709 739 4477 ext # 22

if you wish to order a book, arrange a delivery or have any questions.

You can also place your order

online

www.flankerpress.com

&

e-mail

sales@flankerpress.com

04 Mar
2020

Celebration at Chapters for NL Reads 2020 winning author Tom Moore

On February 27, 2020, Tom Moore, best selling author of The Sign on My Father's House, won the NL Reads 2020 award at the AC Hunter Library.

NL READS is a celebration of Newfoundland and Labrador books, authors and readers. It is a provincial “Battle of the Books,” inspired by CBC’s popular annual literary event Canada Reads. Over four months, four new local books competed for the title of Newfoundland and Labrador’s “must-read” book of the year, as determined by the reading public of our province. Thanks to a generous sponsor, since 2019 the author of the winning title also receives a cash prize: the Margaret Duley Award.

To celebrate this success, please join Flanker Press on Tuesday, March 10 at 7 pm at Chapters - St. John's ( 70 Kenmount Road) to celebrate with Tom Moore and his family and friends.

The book will be available for purchase and Tom will be doing a reading from his book. He will also be available to sign copies.

There will be light refreshments. For more information, please contact Flanker Press at 709 739 4477 ext. 22.

26 Nov
2019

Chasing A Dream: The Carl English Book Launch

Please join us for the official launch of Chasing a Dream: The Carl English Story, by Carl English and Blake Murphy, at Chapters St. John's on Wednesday, December 11, 2019, from 7-9pm.

The book will be available for purchase and Carl will be in attendance to sign copies and read an excerpt. There will be light refreshments. For more information, please contact Flanker Press at 709 739 4477 ext. 24.

29 Oct
2019

Brigus - Past Glory, Present Splendour Book Launch

Please join us for the official launch of, Brigus - Past Glory, Present Splendour by John Northway Leamon in St. John's at Chapters on Friday, November 22, from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

The book will be available for purchase and there will be light refreshments.

For more information, please contact Flanker Press at 709 739 4477 ext. 24 ( toll free 1 866 739 4420 ext 24 ).

26 Sep
2019

The True Meaning of Christmas Book Launch

Please join us for the official launch of, The True Meaning of Christmas, by Robert Hunt, in St. John's at Chapters on Friday, November 1, from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

The book will be available for purchase and the author will be doing a reading. Robert will also be available to sign copies of his book. There will be light refreshments.

For more information, please contact Flanker Press at 709 739 4477 ext. 24 ( toll free 1 866 739 4420 ext 24 ).

11 Sep
2019

The Place Book Launch

Please join us for the official launch of, The Place, by Gary Collins, in St. John's at Chapters on Wednesday, October 2, from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

The book will be available for purchase and the author will be doing a reading. Gary will also be available to sign copies of his book. There will be light refreshments.

For more information, please contact Flanker Press at 709 739 4477 ext. 24 ( toll free 1 866 739 4420 ext 24 ).

11 Sep
2019

Man and Dog Book Launch

Please join us for the official launch of, Man and Dog, by Justin Barbour, in St. John's at Chapters on Wednesday, October 16, from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

The book will be available for purchase and the author will be doing a reading. Justin will also be available to sign copies of his book. There will be light refreshments.

For more information, please contact Flanker Press at 709 739 4477 ext. 24 ( toll free 1 866 739 4420 ext 24 ).

11 Sep
2019

In Search of St. Nicholas Book Launch

Please join us for the official launch of, In Search of St. Nicholas, by Bruce Templeton, in St. John's at Chapters on Tuesday, October 22, from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

The book will be available for purchase and the author will be doing a reading. Bruce will also be available to sign copies of his book. There will be light refreshments.

For more information, please contact Flanker Press at 709 739 4477 ext. 24 ( toll free 1 866 739 4420 ext 24 ).

04 Sep
2019

The Heart's Obsession Book Launch

RESCHEDULED

Due to construction issues, The Heart's Obsession Launch has been resscheduled to Friday, September 6, 2019 at Chapters St. John's from 7-9pm. 

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Please join us for the official launch of, The Heart's Obsession, by Tonia Evans Cianciulli & Calvin D. Evans, in St. John's at Chapters on Wednesday, September 4, from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

The book will be available for purchase. The authors will also be available to sign copies of the book. There will be light refreshments.

For more information, please contact Flanker Press at 709 739 4477 ext. 24 ( toll free 1 866 739 4420 ext 24 ).

22 Aug
2019

Saku's Great Newfoundland Adventure Book Launch

Please join us for the official launch of, Saku's Great Newfoundland Adventure, written by Marie-Beth Wright and Illustrated by Corey Majeau, in St. John's at Chapters on Wednesday, September 25, from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

The book will be available for purchase and the author will be doing a reading. Marie-Beth will also be available to sign copies of her book. There will be light refreshments.

For more information, please contact Flanker Press at 709 739 4477 ext. 24 ( toll free 1 866 739 4420 ext 24 ).

13 Aug
2019

Streetcars of St. John's Book Launch

Please join us for the official launch of, Streetcars of St.  John's, by Kenneth Pieroway, in St. John's at Chapters on Tuesday, September 17, from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

The book will be available for purchase and the author will be doing a reading. Kenneth will also be available to sign copies of his book. There will be light refreshments.

For more information, please contact Flanker Press at 709 739 4477 ext. 24 ( toll free 1 866 739 4420 ext 24 ).

17 Jun
2019

One Brave Boy and His Cat Book Launch in Carbonear

Please join us for the launch of, One Brave Boy and His Cat, written by Dr. Andrew Peacock and illustrated by Angie Green, in Carbonear at Studio Coffee (195 Water Street) on Friday, July 12, at 7:00 pm.

The book will be available for purchase and the author & illustrator will be available to sign copies of their book. Dr. Peacock will be doing a reading. There will be light refreshments and entertainment.

11 Jun
2019

Operation Vanish Book Launch

Please join us for the official launch of, Operation Vanished, by Helen C. Escott in St. John's at Chapters on Wednesday, August 14, from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

The book will be available for purchase and the author will be doing a reading. Helen will also be available to sign copies of her book. There will be light refreshments.

For more information, please contact Flanker Press at 709 739 4477 ext. 24 ( toll free 1 866 739 4420 ext 24 ).

24 May
2019

Unveiled Book Launch

Please join us as we celebrate the official launch of, Unveiled by Carolyn Morgan, Tuesday, May 28, at 7:00 pm at Chapters (70 Kenmount Road, St. John’s). The book will be available for purchase and the author will  be available to sign copies. Carolyn will also be doing a reading from the book.

There will be light refreshments.

For more information, please contact Flanker Press at 709-739-4477 ext. 24 (toll-free at 1-866-739-4420) ext. 24.

24 May
2019

The Sign on My Father's House Book Launch

Please join us as we celebrate the official launch of, The Sign on My Father's House by Tom Moore, Wednesday, June 5, at 7:00 pm at Chapters (70 Kenmount Road, St. John’s). The book will be available for purchase and the author will  be available to sign copies. Tom will also be doing a reading from the book.

There will be light refreshments.

For more information, please contact Flanker Press at 709-739-4477 ext. 24 (toll-free at 1-866-739-4420) ext. 24.

31 Jan
2019

Grandpa Pike's Number Two Book Launch

Please join us as we celebrate the official launch of Grandpa Pike's Number Two by Grandpa Pike at a cluster of book signings taking place February 8 - 10 in St. John's. The weekend will consist of author signings at the following locations: Friday, February 8 Costco - 12:00 noon - 2:00 pm Coles, Avalon Mall - 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Saturday, February 9 Costco - 12:00 noon - 2:00 pm Chapters - 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Sunday, February 10 Coles - Village Shopping Centre - 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm This book will be available for purchase at each location. For more information, please contact Flanker Press at 709-739-4477 ext 24 ( toll free 1-866-739-4420 ext 24 ) or visit www.flankerpress.com

28 Jan
2019

The Forbidden Dreams of Betsy Elliott Book Launch

Please join us as we celebrate the official launch of, The Forbidden Dreams of Betsy Elliott by Carolyn R. Parsons, on Wednesday, February 27, at 7:00 pm at Chapters in St. John's The book will be available for purchase. The author will read at the beginning of the event and will be available to sign copies. There will be light refreshments. For more information, please contact Flanker Press at 709-739-4477 ext. 24 (toll-free at 1-866-739-4420 - ext. 24 ).

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.

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