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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.


LMMI 2008 Conference

Go to the Conference Site

An International Celebration of Imagination and Creativity in Honor of the 100th Anniversary of L.M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables

25-29 June 2008

New LMMI Website Functions Coming

Many of you will have noticed that the LMMI website has been given a facelift. This is just one of many enhancements we will be making to the LMM Institute over the coming months, so we hope you will bear with us as we move forward.

Penguin announces three Anne publications for 2008!

Penguin announces
three Anne publications for 2008!

Montgomery's Birthday Celebration as Fun as it was Informative

Students from six different elementary school classes gathered at Green Gables November 28th, 29th, and 30th to celebrate L.M. Montgomery's birthday. Montgomery was born November 30th, 1874 in New London (formerly known as Clifton), PEI. Students participated in a tour of the site, as well as a creative activity inside. We would like to thank the Green Gables staff for their incredible work during these very busy days!

Changes to English Grammar Online

(Course Website) Would you like to improve your written communication skills? English Grammar Online is a non-credit course designed for educators, professionals, business people, and all those wishing to refresh their knowledge of the technical aspects of writing. Now you can register for this course when it works best for you instead of waiting for a session to begin.


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