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Vacant Chairs | Linda Blagdon

Named a Canadian Poetry Bestseller in September 2017!

Sixty-Eight poems from native Newfoundlander Linda Blagdon that highlight both the struggles and joys of growing up in Newfoundland. These poems reflect on the nature of family and friends, based on Blagdon’s own experience or stories passed down via the Newfoundland oral tradition.
Ranging from humorous to tragic, and from inspirational to personal, ‘Vacant Chairs’ provides a window into the depth of one woman’s experience of Newfoundland culture, tradition, and faith.

Vacant Chairs
Poetry by Linda Blagdon

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Title Information:

ISBN: 978-1926903408
Release Date: June 25, 2017
Status: Available
Book Type: Electronic / Print
Cover Price: EBook: $1.99
Page Count: 72

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Named a Bestseller in Canadian Poetry by Amazon.ca! – September 12, 2017 (link to Telegram article, external link)

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Questing the Dark Tower | Matthew LeDrew

An essay examining the concept of Stephen King’s Dark Tower as it applies to Derrida’s theory of the Pharmakon, and how that then in turn applies to other works of fiction, such as ‘The House on Mango Street,’ ‘Goblin Market,’ ‘Fables,’ and more.

Questing the Dark Tower
Matthew LeDrew

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Title Information:

ISBN: 978-1926903552
Release Date: May 11, 2017
Status: Available
Book Type: Electronic
Cover Price: EBook: $0.99
Page Count: 27

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“Song of the Mockingjay” available now!

Song of the Mockingjay, an essay exploring the nature of Katniss Everdeen’s agency in Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games series, is now available in eBook format as the first book in the Engen Academia line.

The Engen Academia line of print and electronic copy books provides young academics in Canada with a venue through which they can publish academically peer-reviewed, original works of interest to science-fiction and fantasy genres.

Song of the Mockingjay was written by Erin Vance as a part of her Honours thesis with Memorial University of Newfoundland.

Continue reading “Song of the Mockingjay” available now!

Kevin Kendall shows off artwork for new Erin Vance project

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Kevin Kendall shows off his “Song of the Mockingjay” artwork

Anyone familiar to the science-fiction scene in Atlantic Canada is no stranger to the work of Kevin Kendall, who photo-realistic renditions of everything from acclaimed actors to Halloween’s greatest horrors has captured the imagination and awe of anyone who sees them. He is perhaps less well known for teaming up with Engen Books on occasion to produce some glorious covers, such as the international edition of Black Womb.

At Sci-Fi on the Rock 10, Kevin was hard at work for his next Engen Books cover: the first Engen Academic title, the printing of Erin Vance’s 2015 Honours Thesis Song of the Mockingjay: Katniss Everdeen’s agency in Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games series.

Kendall’s work helps bring this upcoming project to life! Be sure and stay tuned for more announcements from Kendall, Vance, and other Engen Academic Essay projects!