The Luminous Sea a 2018 BMO Winterset Finalist

The 2018 BMO Winterset Award finalists were just announced, and we are thrilled to say that The Luminous Sea by Melissa Barbeau has claimed its spot in the top three.

The three finalists are:

  • Melissa Barbeau, The Luminous Sea (Breakwater Books), St. John’s, NL
  • Robert ChafeBetween Breaths (Playwrights Canada Press), Toronto, ON
  • Heather Smith, Ebb & Flow (Kids Can Press Ltd.; division of Corus Entertainment Inc.), Toronto, ON

Congratulations to all three finalists, and thank you to ArtsNL.

Finalists will read from their works and answer questions from the audience at a public reading and reception: 7pm Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at The Rooms (in the Theatre), 9 Bonaventure Avenue in St. John’s.

Read the full press release here.

Almost Feral in Japan

Gemma Hickey is headed to Tokyo, Japan!

The Embassy of Canada and Rainbow Reel Tokyo are presenting a screening and discussion of “Just Be Gemma” on Wednesday, February 13. On Thursday, February 14 at 6:30 p.m. JST (6:00 a.m. NST) Gemma will be reading from Almost Feral at the Embassy. Follow  to watch a livestream of the reading wherever you are!

Almost Feral in Tokyo