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Alice Roebotham, 10, holds her book I Survived the Halifax Explosion.

BooksMeet the two child authors who just published their first books

Alice Roebotham, Aliyah Lailson wrote about Halifax history and a fantasy world

Jan 14, 2019

Art by Shelley Mitchell occupies walls in the Sunroom, a new space for art at the Central Library.

ArtThis library isn't just for books

The Central Library adds an art exhibit space to the fifth floor

Feb 7, 2017

Joseph Boyden speaking at the Fountain lecture on Thursday night.

EducationAuthor Joseph Boyden delivers Fountain lecture

Talk draws attention to mental illness, Indigenous issues

Nov 25, 2016

Erin Wunker reads to the crowd at her book launch on Monday night.

FeminismWhat’s a feminist killjoy? Ask Erin Wunker

‘We’re going to keep working to make the world better’

Nov 15, 2016

The novels shortlisted for the 2016 Scotiabank Giller Prize, including Madeleine Thien's winning Do Not Say We Have Nothing.

BooksHalifax readers gather for Giller announcement

'Fan favourite' Madeleine Thien wins the literary prize

Nov 8, 2016

Authors say reading romance is the first step to learning how to write a good romance novel

RomanceFull steam ahead: Nova Scotia romance writers turn up the heat

Romance writing 'more vibrant than most people realize'

Mar 6, 2016

Flipping through "Hand Drawn Halifax" (Formac Publishing Company Limited, 2015)  by Emma FitzGerald. Photo: Rachael Kelly

Book publishingPublishing industry: We need ‘a space for stories to be told’

Nova Scotia Books Start Here campaign calls on province to boost funding

Feb 5, 2016

Lawrence Hill having a chat with Pier 21's Troy Myers

Refugees Author Lawrence Hill wants you to see the life of refugees

Hill read his latest novel, The Illegal, to a crowd at Pier 21

Oct 2, 2015