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Atlantic Book Awards Festival — Understanding Our Past: Exploring Nova Scotia’s history

May 12, 2021 @ 7:00 pm 8:30 pm

Writers have historically played an essential role in helping us understand our past, allowing us to see who we are and how we got here. Author Lindsay Ruck (Amazing Black Atlantic Canadians: Inspiring stories of courage and achievement) will lead a discussion of this tradition through the lens of marginalized communities. Featured authors:

– shalan joudry (Waking Ground)
– Tyler LeBlanc (Acadian Driftwood: One Family and the Great Expulsion)
– Rebecca Rose (Before the Parade: A History of Halifax’s Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Communities, 1972–1984)

Presented in partnership with the Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia.Time 7 pm

To register: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_–kBcFAUQNKhdmchfaQ3gA?t=1620391389489