July 22, 2017, 6pm: Pride Week: Queer Lit Open Mic. Join us at the bookshop to celebrate Wolfville’s Pride Week with a queer lit open mic! Read your own poetry or other short writing, share a piece from a favourite LGBT2QIA+ author, or just come to listen. Hosted by our friends from Valley Vixen! To be added to the list of readers, email email@example.com or send them a Facebook message. See you there!
July 25th, 2017, 6:30pm: Book reading with Melanie Fishbane. Join us at the Box of Delights Bookshop on July 25th at 6:30pm for a book reading by Melanie Fishbane. No purchase necessary, and all are welcome! Books will be available for purchase and signing after the reading. MELANIE J. FISHBANE holds an M.F.A. in Writing for Children and Young Adults from the Vermont College of Fine Arts and an M.A. in History from Concordia University. With over seventeen years’ experience in children’s publishing, she lectures internationally on children’s literature and L.M. Montgomery, who she has been obsessed with since she first read Anne of Green Gables in Grade Six. A freelance writer and social media consultant, Melanie teaches English at Humber College. Melanie also loves writing essays and her first one, “My Pen Shall Heal, Not Hurt”: Writing as Therapy in L.M. Montgomery’s Rilla of Ingleside and The Blythes Are Quoted,” is included in L.M. Montgomery’s Rainbow Valleys: The Ontario Years 1911-1942. Melanie lives in Toronto with her partner and their very entertaining cat, Merlin. MAUD is her first novel.
July 27th, 2017, 6:30pm: Book reading with Gwen Davies. Join us at the Box of Delights Bookshop on July 27th at 6:30pm for a book reading by Gwen Davies. No purchase necessary, and all are welcome! Books will be available for purchase and signing after the reading. Gwen Davies writes fiction, wins awards, and teaches writing. Her story collection Facing the Other Way has just arrived in bookstores. She started (with support) and ran the Community of Writers writing program at the Tatamagouche Centre. Halifax Magazine featured her for starting parkour after turning 60. Gwen writes and works in Halifax, NS.