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Twilight Author Inspired by Anne

One of the current bestseller phenomenon's is the Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer. The series has grabbed the attention of young female readers in particular (something in common with the books of LMM) and led to a major new motion picture. What would be the common thread between the Anne series and a romance series about vampires? According to Meyer:

From Canada to the World: The Cultural Influence of Lucy Maud Montgomery

The University of Guelph will be hosting a three day Lucy Maud Montgomery conference from October 23 to 25, 2008 in celebration of 100 years of Anne of Green Gables. The conference is aptly titled "From Canada to the World: the Cultural Influence of Lucy Maud Montgomery" - it will celebrate the author's life and influence on Canada and the world.

Magic Island: The Fictions of L.M. Montgomery

To get your copy of "Magic Island: The Fictions of L.M. Montgomery" visit the Oxford University Press website here.

Call for Submissions **Extended Deadline**

**Extended Deadline** 

Storm and Dissonance: L.M. Montgomery and Conflict

To get your copy of "Storm and Dissonance: L.M. Montgomery and Conflict," ed. by Jean Mitchell, please place an order through the Cambridge Scholars Publishing page.



Budge Wilson Press Release

UPEI’s L.M. Montgomery Institute and the Confederation Centre Public Library Host Budge Wilson in Charlottetown


June 12 2008



Charlottetown--The L.M. Montgomery Institute (LMMI) at the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) is pleased to introduce a new Writers-in-Residence series this year.


NFL Ferries Promotion

Reserve your Ferry Crossing online and Help support the L.M Montgomery Institute. Just visit and use the promo code: LMMI when making an online Now Pass Reservation. The L.M Montgomery Institute will receive at least $5, for each reservation made.

CBC Radio Covers the LMMI

On June 16th, 2008, Nancy Russell did a story on the transformation of the Lucy Maud Montgomery Institute for Island Morning on CBC Radio. To listen, go here: Turnaround: The Change in Fortune for the LMMI 

Conference Writer in Residence: Budge Wilson

Budge Wilson will be appearing at the 2008 International L.M. Montgomery Conference as the Writer in Residence.

Attend the bookfair and Launch Party on Wednesday, June 25th from 6-9 pm featuring Budge Wilson, Elizabeth Epperly & Kate Macdonald Butler.

On Sunday, June 29th, from 1:30-2:30 pm, attend a public reading and question/answer session with Budge and watch this page for details on how you can attend an "Up Close & Personal with Budge Wilson" session from 3:00-4:30 pm.

Penguin Launches 100 Years of Anne site

Penguin Canada recently created a new website highlighting their efforts in celebrating the 100th anniversary of Anne of Green Gables. Included is a list of upcoming events and additional information on recent publications by Betsy Epperly and Budget Wilson.


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