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Newest Volume Of BJAMH Available Online

Newest Volume Of BJAMH Available Online

National Museum of Bermuda Press has launched Volume 21 of the Bermuda Journal of Archaeology and Maritime History [BJAMH] which is available to purchase for download on the National Museum of Bermuda website [here]. The latest edition of the Journal comprises ten articles offering a diverse collection of historical and archaeological examinations of... Read more of this article

Students Attend ‘Books To Film Programme’

Students Attend ‘Books To Film Programme’

The Bermuda International Film Festival “Books to Film Programme” had a full house, hosting students from Francis Patton School, Somersfield, Warwick Academy, Bermuda Institute and Victor Scott. Two Bermudian authors, Tashel Bean and Zoe Dyson, were introduced to a delighted, attentive audience of over 350 children, who were also introduced... Read more of this article

Photos: Business Women’s Club Book Signing

Photos: Business Women’s Club Book Signing

The Bermuda Business and Professional Women’s Club held a book signing with their member authors Dr. Dorothy Matthews-Paynter and Neletha Butterfield on Friday [March 8] at C.A.R.E. Learning Centre in Pembroke, with the event held as the island and world celebrated International Women’s Day. Dr. Dorothy Matthews-Paynter, who is 96-years-old,... Read more of this article

Island Wide Reading On World Book Day

Island Wide Reading On World Book Day

Nikita Robinson of The Ladies Room on Hott1075 is celebrating Community Readers who have volunteered to read on World Book Day today. “From St. George’s to Somerset our community readers will show off their reading skills to our Nursery, and Primary Schools starting as early as 8:30am,” she said.8:30am Southampton Parish Council –... Read more of this article

Professional Women’s Club To Host Book Signing

Professional Women’s Club To Host Book Signing

The Bermuda Business and Professional Women’s Club will be hosting a book signing for their member Authors Dr. Dorothy Matthews-Paynter and D. Neletha Butterfield on Friday [March 8] from 6.00pm to 9.00pm at C.A.R.E. Learning Centre in Pembroke. A spokesperson said, “In celebration of International Women’s Day the Bermuda Business and Professional... Read more of this article

Books To Be Donated For ‘World Book Day’

Books To Be Donated For ‘World Book Day’

Nikita Robinson of The Ladies Room on Hott1075 is inviting the public to read at a nursery, preschool or to a primary school reading class to help celebrate World Book Day 2019, which is just a week away. “1,344 books will be delivered to 39 pre/nursery schools throughout the Island in celebration of World Book Day. In addition, 18 public primary... Read more of this article

Bermuda Literary Awards Ceremony Held

Bermuda Literary Awards Ceremony Held

Over the weekend, the Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo attended the 2018 Bermuda Literary Awards at Grotto Bay Beach Resort & Spa.The Bermuda Literary Awards began in 1999 to honour literary achievement by Bermuda’s writers. The competition runs once every five to six years, and books are eligible if they have been... Read more of this article

New Book: Medicinal Plants Growing in Bermuda

New Book: Medicinal Plants Growing in Bermuda

Dr. Kuni Frith has released a second book titled Medicinal Plants Growing in Bermuda, with the author saying that “the inspiration for my second book was largely driven by appeals from the community for additional information on how to combat health issues without the use of over the counter drugs made by the pharmaceutical industry.” Dr.... Read more of this article

Writer-In-Residence Reading At National Gallery

Writer-In-Residence Reading At National Gallery

Yesterday evening [Feb 6] at the Bermuda National Gallery, Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo attended a reading by Bermuda’s 2019 Writer-in-Residence and guest author Andrea Stuart, with the Minister providing brief welcome remarks at the event.Ms Stuart is on the island to facilitate a three-week Writer-In-Residence... Read more of this article

‘Tempest: Bermuda 1609′ Book Released

‘Tempest: Bermuda 1609′ Book Released

A new book — Tempest: Bermuda 1609 – takes a look back at the wrecking of the Sea Venture over 400 years ago. Written by S. Wright, the book’s description said, “Truth is stranger than fiction, and this book tells the true story of a group of people setting out for a new life in Virginia 1609. What followed defies the imagination.... Read more of this article

BIFF 2019 Invitation To Students & Schools

BIFF 2019 Invitation To Students & Schools

Preparations for the 22nd Bermuda International Film Festival [BIFF] are well underway, promising to make it event to remember with a spectacular array of films, with the BIFF Academy again set to hold two programs aimed at students. Nicky Gurret Artistic Director of BIFF, said, “BIFF will take place from 10 March to 17 March, 2019, and it has an... Read more of this article

Minister Meets With 2019 Writer-In-Residence

Minister Meets With 2019 Writer-In-Residence

Today [Jan 24] the Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo met with Bermuda’s 2019 Writer-in-Residence and guest author Andrea Stuart. Ms Stuart is on the island to facilitate a three-week Writer-In-Residence programme which is intended to encourage 14 local writers to develop their craft in a supportive environment of constructive... Read more of this article

Author Bernette Forde Explores Writing Passion

Author Bernette Forde Explores Writing Passion

[Written by Patrick Bean] Her mind often appears to wonder in boundless abstraction, yet often with a grasping true to life feel of situation, scenario and circumstance. Combining the far flung futuristic with the achievable present to effect that challenges the mind to consider and ask: is it possible? Possible to what and whom? Such is left to the... Read more of this article