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4 days ago

Christy Ann Conlin, Author

Please join us for a poetry reading in the Halifax Public Gardens on Sunday, June 25th at 6pm. I'm delighted to join Sarah Emsley along with members of the Jane Austen Society UK and the Jane Austen Society of North America's Nova Scotia Region, to read poetry by Jane Austen and others. Thanks to Janet Brush and the Friends of the Public Gardens for inviting us to read, and for choosing to focus on Jane Austen for this month's reading. The series, organized in honour of the 150th anniversary of the Gardens, continues with readings on July 21st, August 18th, September 23rd, and October 21st. ... See MoreSee Less

Please join us for a poetry reading in the Halifax Public Gardens on Sunday, June 25th at 6pm. Im delighted to join Sarah Emsley along with members of the Jane Austen Society UK and the Jane Austen Society of North Americas Nova Scotia Region, to read poetry by Jane Austen and others. Thanks to Janet Brush and the Friends of the Public Gardens for inviting us to read, and for choosing to focus on Jane Austen for this months reading. The series, organized in honour of the 150th anniversary of the Gardens, continues with readings on July 21st, August 18th, September 23rd, and October 21st.

I'm honored to be a part of this fundraising event for North Mountain United Tapestry (and the Berwick Library Annapolis Valley Regional Library) with sparkling stars Candy O'Brien & Kim Michele. I'll be reading & discussing the influence of the mountain/Harbourville/Bay of Fundy area on my work.

Stories of Harbourville Fundraising galaJun 18, 1:00pmOn Sunday June 18th, 1pm -4pm at the Harbourville United Church, home of North Mountain United Tapestry join us for a magical afternoon of music, history, art, and your imagination!

1:00pm Viewing of our silent auction featuring the works of 20 North Mountain United Tapestry's Artisan Guild members. Incredible paintings, mosaic glass, jewelry, leatherwork, quilting, photography, felted creations, pottery and wood carvings... Our local talent is truly breathtaking!

Enjoy music by Harpist Kim Michelle.
Complimentary cheesecake and refreshments provided

2:00pm Kim will also premier her children's book "Emmas Garden" illustrated by mosaic glass artist Catherine Van Der Woerd.

Candy OBrien will perform a monolog as the ghost of Idella Kappele, Seaside Park Hotel Manager, Harbourville 1909.

Author Christy Ann Colin shares her inspirations of Harbourville sharing with us readings from "Heave" and "Memento"

3:45 In closing we will unveil the generous sponsor of the Painted Pew "Lupins" by Adele McDonald which will be donated to the new Berwick Library.

Funds raised from ticket sales go towards repairing the Harbourville Church foundation. Tickets available at the North Mountain Market and the Berwick Library.
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Stories of Harbourville Fundraising gala

Very pleased to pull my head out of the writing chamber and share I'm the featured author for the Annapolis Valley Regional Library for the month of May. I love libraries. This particular library is near and dear to my heart, where I found books as a child, where I now take my children.Contest time! Christy Ann Conlin is our Book Club 150 author for May. We're giving away a copy of The Memento, courtesy of Doubleday Books. Entering is easy! Superstition and ghosts abound in The Memento. All you have to do is list a Nova Scotian superstition or name a haunted place. You can add it in the comments below, or share it on Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #bookclub150. You can also fill out a ballot your favourite AVRL library branch. Good luck! This contest closes on May 31st, 2017. ... See MoreSee Less

Very pleased to pull my head out of the writing chamber and share Im the featured author for the Annapolis Valley Regional Library for the month of May. I love libraries. This particular library is near and dear to my heart, where I found books as a child, where I now take my children.

2 months ago

Christy Ann Conlin, Author

Authors for Indies this Saturday, April 29! Slipping from my writing chamber to celebrate wonderful independent bookstores. I'll be The Box of Delights Bookshop in Wolfville at 10 AM and Lexicon Books in Lunenburg at 3 PM. ... See MoreSee Less

Authors for Indies this Saturday, April 29! Slipping from my writing chamber to celebrate wonderful independent bookstores. Ill be The Box of Delights Bookshop in Wolfville at 10 AM and Lexicon Books in Lunenburg at 3 PM.

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We look forward to seeing you, Christy Ann!

3 months ago

Christy Ann Conlin, Author

Jeez, something an author never dares dream of: The Memento being read in the freshly built,, super amazing #BookNook, made by those crazy brothers from #Brojects: In the House." Such a funny show, both practical and insane, good old Nova Scotia humour. You can stream the episode free off the Cottage Life website. Learn how to build your own Book Nook!Looking for a great book to read? May we suggest "The Memento" by Christy Ann Conlin, Author. Set on the Bay of Fundy, "The Memento" is a strange tale of madness, murder and dark secrets. A must add to your booklist!

#mysteries #NovaScotia
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Jeez, something an author never dares dream of: The Memento being read in the freshly built,, super amazing #BookNook, made by those crazy brothers from #Brojects: In the House.  Such a funny show, both practical and insane, good old Nova Scotia humour. You can stream the episode free off the Cottage Life website. Learn how to build your own Book Nook!

I had the pleasure of being a part of the 28 Sterling podcast series with Noah Richler. The final episode airs tonight. You can listen at House of Anansi Press houseofanansi.com/podcast and subscribe on iTunes!

"In ‘Vancouver Biotech Startup Launches World’s First Book Pill,” the eighth and final podcast in the debut series of #128Sterling Host Noah Richler reveals details of the development and testing of a revolutionary new platform for literature, the edible book pill. He speaks to the writer-scientists behind the book pill’s invention, to Inuit claiming cultural appropriation, to novelists anxious about the unprecented disruptive bio-technology, and to others keen not to be excluded. With Gary Barwin, Laakkuluk Bathory, Irina Kovalyova, Vincent Lam, Lisa Moore, Russell Smith and others.

House of Anansi Press
In ‘Vancouver Biotech Startup Launches World’s First Book Pill,” the eighth and final podcast in the debut series of #128Sterling coming tomorrow, host Noah Richler reveals details of the development and testing of a revolutionary new platform for literature, the edible book pill. He speaks to the writer-scientists behind the book pill’s invention, to Inuit claiming cultural appropriation, to novelists anxious about the unprecented disruptive bio-technology, and to others keen not to be excluded. With Gary Barwin, Laakkuluk Bathory, Irina Kovalyova, Vincent Lam, Lisa Moore, Russell Smith and others. Listen at houseofanansi.com/podcast and subscribe on iTunes!
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