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Saturday, September 14, 2019

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Featured Authors, Poets, Story Tellers and Special Guests

Word On The Street Halifax is one of many festivals that contribute significantly to the economic wealth of Nova Scotia.  We do more than place writers on stage. We proudly host some of the finest talent in Canadian literature, with a strong focus on Atlantic Canada. This year we celebrate our 25th anniversary.  Save the date and join in the celebrations!

Romance Writers of Atlantic Canada Panel Discussion

Nicola R. White  – Moderator

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nicola R. White is an award-winning author of books, comics, and games. In 2016, she won the Kobo Emerging Writer Prize in Romance and currently serves as President of the Romance Writers of Atlantic Canada. Her most recent publication is Wild Rose, a graphic novel. In late 2019, she will be releasing Jazz Age, an interactive novel, with Choice of  Games.

Panelists

Julianne MacLean  – A FIRE SPARKLING

Julianne MacLean is a *USA Today* bestselling author who has sold more than 2 million books in North America alone. Her novels have been translated into Spanish, German, Portuguese, French, Japanese, Italian, Turkish, Russian, and Dutch. She has written twenty historical romance novels, including the bestselling *Highlander Trilogy* with MacMillan/St. Martin’s Press and her popular *Pembroke Palace Series* with Avon/Harper Collins. The first novel in her contemporary fiction series, THE COLOR OF HEAVEN, was a *USA Today* bestseller, and she has written and independently published 13 books in that series. Julianne is a four-time RITA finalist with Romance Writers of America, and has won numerous awards. Her most recent release A FIRE SPARKLING debuted at #3 in the Kindle bestseller list in the US, and was an Amazon Charts bestseller and a Washington Post bestseller. She has a degree in English Literature from the University of King’s College in Halifax and a degree in Business Administration from Acadia University in Wolfville. She lives in Nova Scotia with her husband and daughter, and is a dedicated member of Romance Writers of Atlantic Canada. She is represented by Creative Media Agency in New York.

Julianne MacLean is a *USA Today* bestselling author who has sold more than 2 million books in North America alone. Her novels have been translated into Spanish, German, Portuguese, French, Japanese, Italian, Turkish, Russian, and Dutch. She has written twenty historical romance novels, including the bestselling *Highlander Trilogy* with MacMillan/St. Martin’s Press and her popular *Pembroke Palace Series* with Avon/Harper Collins. The first novel in her contemporary fiction series, THE COLOR OF HEAVEN, was a *USA Today* bestseller, and she has written and independently published 13 books in that series. Julianne is a four-time RITA finalist with Romance Writers of America, and has won numerous awards. Her most recent release A FIRE SPARKLING debuted at #3 in the Kindle bestseller list in the US, and was an Amazon Charts bestseller and a Washington Post bestseller. She has a degree in English Literature from the University of King’s College in Halifax and a degree in Business Administration from Acadia University in Wolfville. She lives in Nova Scotia with her husband and daughter, and is a dedicated member of Romance Writers of Atlantic Canada. She is represented by Creative Media Agency in New York.

Tim Covell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tim Covell writes a variety of fiction and non-fiction, including poetry, short humour, biography, and journal articles, and is working on romance novels. He holds degrees in English Literature, Film Studies, and Canadian Studies, and researches film classification and censorship.  Tim started writing contemporary romance novels in 2012.

Deborah Hale – The Wizard”s Ward

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deborah Hale’s first romance novel appeared in print twenty years ago. Since then she has published over three dozen works of popular fiction in the genres of historical romance, fantasy romance, inspirational romance and historical fiction. Deborah’s books have won a number of awards including the Golden Heart and her name is on Romance Writers of America’s Honor Roll, which recognizes top-selling authors in the genre.