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Eden Mills Writers’ Festival Thousand Word Art Auction

The Thousand Word Art Auction Saturday, June 17, 2017, 7:00 pm At Rivermead, 19 Cedar Street, Eden Mills Home of the Eden Mills Writers’ Festival Is a picture worth a thousand words?  Come to the Thousand Words Art Auction to find out – an auction featuring the artwork of more than 30 authors who have
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Memoirs Abound at Eden Mills Writers’ Festival

Author Plum Johnson will read from her award-winning and touching memoir at the Eden Mills Writers’ Festival on Sunday, Sept. 13. Niagara Escarpment Views will have free copies of back issues to give away, so be sure to stock up on any you’re missing. Our stories are timeless and fascinating, or so people tell us!
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Climate Change & Money: A Talk by Naomi Klein

Here’s information sent to us about an event that’s part of this year’s Eden Mills Writers’ Festival: a discussion by Naomi Klein about climate change and the role of money. Climate change, Klein argues in her latest book, This Changes Everything; Capitalism vs. The Climate, is a civilizational wake-up call, a powerful message delivered in
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Sarah Yates on Her Mystery Playing A Deadly Patent Game

  An interview by Gloria Hildebrandt with Sarah Yates, author of Playing a Deadly Patent Game: Your main character, Virginia Hopper, writes pornography for tabloid publications in Montreal. It seems very unusual for a female to write porn, and ironic for her to have the name Virginia. Why did you give this character this career?
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Impassioned Plea From Reader to Save Dogs

The play Beautiful Joe features Ryan Boyko as “Joe” and Mackenzie Muldoon as “Laura.” Thank you so much for your amazing magazine Niagara Escarpment Views! I would never have found out about Beautiful Joe and Meaford’s Beautiful Joe Park. Your article, “A Place for Joe”, tears were rolling down my face when I read it. I will
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Memoir Writing by Sarah Yates

Sarah Yates, a subscriber to and good friend of Niagara Escarpment Views, has a couple of different gift ideas. Here is all the info: Everybody has a story to tell and as we get older, many of us harbor the wish to tell that story, to record our  family’s past and to leave it behind
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How to Think Like a Neandertal is Worth Reading

I took one anthropology course in university, barely passed it, and then decided to specialize in English literature. But I’ve always remained fascinated by early humans and exotic groups of people. So I devoured How to Think Like a Neandertal almost at one sitting. I was disappointed at the end of the book because I
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Origin of the Niagara Escarpment

Long before our magazine Escarpment Views was created, Mike got a fascinating book about the Niagara Escarpment called Guide to the Geology of the Niagara Escarpment, written by Dr. Walter M. Tovell and published by The Niagara Escarpment Commission in 1992. Remember that the Niagara Escarpment was designated a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in 1990. It seems
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A Farewell to Featherwagons by Beckie Jas — A Book from Halton Region

One thing that surprises me is hearing adults tell us that children as young as five years old enjoy Escarpment Views and look forward to each issue. Even boys. I say “even boys” because apparently boys are much more reluctant readers than girls. And we hear in other media that kids in general aren’t interested
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George Down, Tower Poetry Society’s Featured Poet

We’re pleased to share the news that George Down of Hamilton is the Tower Poetry Society’s Featured Poet for 2011-2012. George and his wife Trudi are great friends of Escarpment Views. They own and operate The Book Band, which promotes Canadian small press publishers and writers. You may have seen them representing their authors at
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