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July 8, 2019, by Lauren R. Korn

In Nackawic, New Brunswick, a Chinese restaurant called Saigon’s Garden rests at the end of a rural dirt road. According to Ann Hui’s Chop Suey Nation, it’s a “squat-looking brick […]

Radical love: Great trees of New Brunswick

May 23, 2019, by Susan O'Donnell

More than 80 percent of New Brunswick’s land is forest. Many environmental activists are challenging corporate control of forestry and the view ...

Chicken Rising: a graphic novel about growing up in Saint John

May 13, 2019, by RM Vaughan

D. Boyd’s debut graphic memoir, Chicken Rising (Conundrum Press) is causing a joyful stir in the graphic novel/comics world. Set in west Saint John ...

The Lac-Mégantic rail disaster’s fallout

April 25, 2019, by Sophie M. Lavoie

During Earth Week, talk of oil, pipelines, trains and community and environmental tragedy filled Conserver House. As the original location of the Fred ...

  • Maritimes slaves’ lives matter(ed)
    March 25, 2019, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    A Vermont-based researcher recreates Maritimes slaves’ lives from archival materials he uncovers. Harvey Amani Whitfield gave the lecture “Slave Lives Matter: Putting Biography at the Centre of Atlantic Canadian Slavery […]

  • Author exposes beauty of Palestine in new book
    January 31, 2019, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    Gaza is more than a place of “despairing gray,” says author Marcello Di Cintio, despite being deemed possibly “uninhabitable” starting in 2020, according to a UN Report. Di Cintio presented […]

  • Whenever my sore heart gets hungry
    January 21, 2019, by Marcello Di Cintio

    As the United States implodes over the arguments about a border wall, the Palestinians have been living in the shadow of a wall for nearly twenty years. The system of […]

  • Tertulias: philosophy cafes in Fredericton
    January 18, 2019, by Tertulias Fredericton

    Tertulias this winter in Fredericton will feature the lives and works of philosophers, painters, poets, historians, a playwright and a mathematician! Our next tertulia features Robin Whittaker on Bertolt Brecht, […]

  • Tertulias: Fredericton’s new philosophy cafe
    October 15, 2018, by Tracy Glynn

    What is a tertulia? A tertulia, of the Latin American and Iberian tradition, can be described as a literary and artistic social gathering or a philosophy cafe where people get […]

  • Jan Wong launches hybrid cookbook memoir
    September 29, 2017, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    Saint Thomas University Journalism Professor and writer Jan Wong was at Kinsella Auditorium in Fredericton on Sept. 28, 2017, launching her more recent book Apron Strings: Navigating Food and Family […]

  • New Brunswick authors celebrated at Atlantic Book Awards
    April 29, 2016, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    Local writers shone at Moncton’s Capitol Theatre during the Atlantic Book Awards held on April 27 and attended by about 200 people. This was the first-ever New Brunswick Book Awards, […]

  • Author Neyda Long launches book
    October 1, 2015, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    The Fredericton Chapter of the Ibero-American Academy of Poetry hosted a free public double book launch and poetry reading on Saturday, September 26, 2015, at the Fredericton Public Library’s Art […]

  • Call for Participants: Fredericton Small Press Fair
    March 1, 2010, by

    Gallery Connexion Hosts the Fredericton Small Press FairSaturday, March 20, 2010 – 12 noon to 5pmArtists are invited to participate in Fredericton’s Small Press Fair this year with artist multiples, […]

  • Blowback
    May 25, 2009, by

    “Chris Arsenault’s tenacious reporting uncovers an important, and untold, chapter in Canada’s history. This book shows how Agent Orange and its toxic friends continue to poison people and ecosystems around […]