Beth Powning

Beth Powning lives in New Brunswick, Canada. Her latest bestselling novel, A Measure of Light, was called by the Globe and Mail “shatteringly exquisite…extraordinary…visceral and intense.”

She is the author of three novels and three books of literary non-fiction, as well as articles, essays and blog posts. A full-time writer, she teaches workshops, visits schools, sings in two choruses, serves on boards and committees, gardens, photographs, and has chickens and ponies.

Her latest novel, The Sister’s Tale, will be published May 25, 2021. She is working on a new memoir.



Book Launch — The Sister’s Tale
On-stage chat with Dr. Margaret Ann Smith
eading and Q&A

Saturday, May 29, 2021 3 pm
Sussex Drive-In
133 Aiton Road, Sussex, NB

Cash only! $25/book
Bring a flag on a pole to alert booksellers to your car. Free molasses cookies with book purchase!

Photo Booth
Dress code ~ Victorian Hats

Thanks to:
Costumes: Kelly Hill and Kings Landing Historical Settlement SLICE: Sussex Literary Initiatives and Cultural Events AX: The Arts and Culture Centre of Sussex
Penguin Random House Canada
Chapters Indigo Moncton
Sussex Drive-In and Campground
Bonny Hill: Set design, Kevin McCaig: Master of Ceremonies

RAIN DATE: May 30, 3 PM