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Love Our Local Authors Showcase

February 24, 2024

February is LOLA (Love Our Local Authors) month across NL. We will be celebrating NL authors and their books with special programs, events, displays and more. Check out what is happening at your local library.

Join us on Saturday, February 24 at 10 am-4 pm for our all-day showcase. Meet authors, publishers and other creative writing supporters here at the A.C. Hunter Library as we celebrate writing in Newfoundland and Labrador.

📚 Chat with Publishers 📚
Boulder, Breakwater, ENGEN Publishing, Flanker, Memorial University Press, Running the Goat, After Books Inc, Writer’s NL and of course NLPL

📚Author Line-Up 📚
​10:00-10:30- LOLA Storytime. **Call 737-3953 to save your spot.**
10:30-11:00 – Jenny Higgins, author of Devilfish
11:00-11:30 – Kenneth Pieroway, author of Trains of Newfoundland
11:30-1pm LUNCH
12:30-2:00- New Voices authors sharing their work in their language.
12:30 – Juliana Koen Alonso – Spanish (Rioplatense)
12:45 – Modeline Longjohn – Pidgin
1:00 – Spoorthy Raman – Kannada
1:15 – Anastasiia Safianiuk – Ukrainian
1:30 – Olena Ovcharenko – Ukrainian
1:45 – Kateryna Melanych – Ukrainian
2:00-2:30- Heather Smith (Virtual), author of The Boy, the Cloud and the Very Tall Tale ​
2:30-3:00 – Xavier Campbell/Heather Barrett, authors of Black Harbour
3:00-3:30 – Françoise Enguehard, author of L’Archipel du docteur Thomas and more
3:30-4:00 – Bill Coultas, author of Revenge Finds a Home

All author visits will be on the 3rd floor.

RSVP to the Facebook Event!

Times and Locations

February 24, 2024

10:00 am