mouth human must die by Lee D. Thompson

mouth human must die by Lee D. Thompson

This 2017 chapbook by New Brunswick author Lee D. Thompson is either the work of a literary genius or a literary madman (not that the two are mutually exclusive). Having a small acquaintance with Mr¬†Thompson impels me to put him in the former category as this 35-page exercise in … Read more

Death Dealer by Kate Clark Flora

Death Dealer by Kate Clark Flora

On January 26th, 2003 David Tanasichuk of Miramichi New Brunswick called the Miramichi Police Force (MPF) to report that Maria, his wife was missing. He stated that she had been gone since January 14th and he hadn’t heard from her since. An MPF constable, in following up on the … Read more

The Effect of Frost on Southern Vines by Sandra Bunting

The Effect of Frost on Southern Vines by Sandra Bunting

Miramichi’s unofficial poet laureate Sandra Bunting, has just released her first¬†collection of short stories entitled The Effect of Frost on Southern Vines (2016, Gaelog Press). Having lived abroad for many years, Ms Bunting returned to Miramichi in 2011. The stories that make up this volume are primarily set in … Read more

Harbinger: Book 1 of Northern Fire by Ian H. McKinley

Harbinger: Book 1 of Northern Fire by Ian H. McKinley

New Brunswick’s resident writer of fantastic realism, Ian H. McKinley, has just released Harbinger, Book 1 of his Northern Fire series. It is firmly rooted in Nordic myth and legend, a time of swords, spears, axes, bow and arrow and fearless sea raiders that pillage enemy villages along the … Read more

Galleon V Literary Journal, Lee D. Thompson, Editor

Galleon V Literary Journal, Lee D. Thompson, Editor

The Galleon literary journal’s stated mission is to “showcase both up-and-coming and established authors, with a focus on Atlantic Canadian authors”. It is edited by Lee D. Thompson. This is the fifth volume, and it has just been released. Edition V has 160 pages of short stories, poetry and … Read more

A Deadly Drive – The Miramichi Experience During the Great War by Gary Silliker

A Deadly Drive – The Miramichi Experience During the Great War by Gary Silliker

An excellent book, primarily due to the research and the compilation of all the information Mr. Silliker was able to discover on the many men and women from the Miramichi area that served in WWI. Arranged in a logical fashion, the text also includes tidbits of local news as … Read more

Letters from Beauly: Pat Hennessy and the Canadian Forestry Corps in Scotland, 1940-1945 by Melynda Jarratt

Letters from Beauly: Pat Hennessy and the Canadian Forestry Corps in Scotland, 1940-1945 by Melynda Jarratt

During the Second World War, hundreds of New Brunswick woodsmen joined the Canadian Forestry Corps to log private forests in the Scottish Highlands as part of the Canadian war effort. As the call to war was answered by woodsmen in England and Scotland, it left a skills gap that … Read more

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