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‘Girlcott’ Book Discussion With Webbe Maxwell

‘Girlcott’ Book Discussion With Webbe Maxwell

Award winning author Florence Webbe Maxwell will be holding a discussion on her book Girlcott today [June 22] at 6.00pm at the Bermuda National Library. A spokesperson said, “Take advantage of this opportunity to connect with Bermuda’s very own internationally recognized and award winning author, Mrs. Florence Webbe Maxwell. “Join us for... Read more of this article

Author Lee-Ann Liles Releases New Book

Author Lee-Ann Liles Releases New Book

A newly published book titled The Hunger: A Guide to Nonfiction Writing by Lee-Ann Liles is now available at locations including Brown & Co., Bermuda Bookstore and the Bermuda College bookstore. The book’s cover says, “‘The Hunger’ is defined by the author as the drive to write, a desire to get thoughts and ideas on the page. If you have... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Crystal Butterfly Literary Awards

Photos & Video: Crystal Butterfly Literary Awards

The Atlantic Publishing House held their Crystal Butterfly Literary Awards event this weekend, honouring Margaret Rose Giloth, Dr. Shangri-La Durham-Thompson, Cheryl Kerr, Professor Melodye Micere Van Putten, Rev. Dr. Madeline Hayward, Carlene Spence-Darrell, Jessica Riederer and Peggy Burns.A spokesperson said previously said, “This year we have... Read more of this article

‘Bermuda In Painted Representation’ Book

‘Bermuda In Painted Representation’ Book

A book written by a Bermudian exploring the history of art on the island has been released in an updated, enlarged and revised version. Jonathan Land Evans has published a text-only preview edition of Bermuda in Painted Representation, which details paintings connected with the island throughout history. The consolidated single-volume edition includes... Read more of this article

Crystal Butterfly Literary Awards On June 5th

Crystal Butterfly Literary Awards On June 5th

Atlantic Publishing House will be hosting the Crystal Butterfly Literary Awards on Sunday, June 5th. A spokesperson said, “Atlantic Publishing House is Proud to Present The Second Crystal Butterfly Literary Awards Exclusively for Women Authors. The First Crystal Butterfly Literary Awards was launched in 2019. “This year we have selected the following... Read more of this article

Little Free Library At Wesley Methodist Church

Little Free Library At Wesley Methodist Church

Wesley Methodist Church will be hosting a grand-opening party for their Little Free Library on Sunday, May 22nd at 12.15pm. A spokesperson said, “Little Free Libraries are a global phenomenon with more than 100,000 around the world in over 100 countries — from Italy to Brazil to Japan to Bermuda. Now, a new Little Free Library at Wesley Methodist... Read more of this article

$3,398 Raised To Enhance Westgate Library

$3,398 Raised To Enhance Westgate Library

A recent campaign by the Personal Empowerment Circle aiming to raise funds to enhance the Westgate library and related programs has received a total of $3,398 in gift certificates. A spokesperson said, “The seven volunteers supporting the Personal Empowerment Circle, a program geared to facilitate the transformation of those incarcerated at Westgate,... Read more of this article

New Volume Of ‘Heritage Matters’ History Book

New Volume Of ‘Heritage Matters’ History Book

The ninth and tenth compilation of Dr. Edward Harris’ Heritage Matters columns has now been published by the National Museum of Bermuda Press. A spokesperson said, “It’s time to dive back into Bermuda’s history with the release of Heritage Matters 9 and 10, the final two volumes to complete the series by Dr. Edward Harris, published by National... Read more of this article

Main Library On Queen Street Closed Today

Main Library On Queen Street Closed Today

The main library on Queen Street will be closed today [May 4] while emergency sewage line repairs are being completed. A Government spokesperson said, “The public is advised that the main library on Queen Street will be closed today while emergency sewage line repairs are being completed. “The library will reopen on Thursday, 5 May. “The Department... Read more of this article

Photos: Daniel Literary Awards Presentation

Photos: Daniel Literary Awards Presentation

Atlantic Publishing House recently honoured authors including Jonathan Land Evans, Ezra Turner, St Clair “Brinky” Tucker, Terry Lister, Dr. Radell Tankard, Dr. Edwin Smith, Dr. Quito Swan, Tony Brannon, Michael Freisenbruch, Scott Neil, and Ras Mykkal with its newest award, the Daniel Literary Award, at the Leopards Club International.A spokesperson... Read more of this article

“Student Essays For The Soul” Book Signing

“Student Essays For The Soul” Book Signing

Bermudian author Neletha Butterfield will be signing copies of her latest book, “Student Essays for the Soul” at The Bookmart on Front Street on Saturday [May 7]. The book shares more than 200 essays written by students who either left or were expelled from public school before graduation. Ms Butterfield, who founded the CARE Learning Centre in... Read more of this article

BNL: Literature From The Caribbean & Bermuda

BNL: Literature From The Caribbean & Bermuda

Starting on Wednesday, May 4, the Bermuda National Library will present Module 2 of Literature from the Caribbean and Bermuda, a 3-module course taught by Dr. Angela Barry. A spokesperson said, “In the first module, students saw how slavery and colonialism fundamentally shaped Caribbean and Bermudian societies and their literatures. Although there... Read more of this article

Daniel Literary Award To Be Presented On May 1

Daniel Literary Award To Be Presented On May 1

Atlantic Publishing House will honour Bermuda’s male authors with its newest award, the Daniel Literary Award, on Sunday, May 1 at the Leopards Club International. A spokesperson said, “In 2019, Atlantic Publishing House honoured 16 female writers for their literary works at two separate events with the awarding of The Crystal Butterfly Literary... Read more of this article