We are excited to host the Lunenburg double launch of local author Janet Barkhouse
's book of poetry Salt Fires
), and Ottawa author Frances Boyle
's novella Tower
(Fish Gotta Swim Editions
) on Friday, October 26th at 7 p.m.
is a volume of poems that embrace and reflect our human consciousness: our awareness, our blindness, our Shadow, our mythologies. They invite us to look at ourselves in ways that often are disconcerting, sometimes startling. Love of land infuses Salt Fires
. Intimately inhabited and passionately shared, Nova Scotia's farms, woods, and shores reveal themselves to be our Earth in microcosm.
is a modern fable, an intricate tapestry of longing and danger, its pattern shifting over time and place, the tendrils ready to wrap us into its story.