Because of You Book Launch - Newfie Style

Event Date: Friday Oct. 18th, 2019

Event Time: 8 pm - 9 pm

Host: Stratford Writers Festival

Contact: DigiWriting Stratford Writers Festival


Because of You Book Launch - Newfie Style

When a Newfoundlander launches her book, it has to be done in the warm Newfie style! Join Terri-Lynn Penney as she launches her debut memoir – Because of You, featuring stories and a playlist of memories. Come on b’y drink a Newfie screech cocktail with Terri-Lynn as she shares a yarn, a few laughs, and maybe some tears at Revival House, ya know dat little bar on da corner over yonder.

What can you expect from the event?

  • A short reading of Because of You

  • Stories from Terri-Lynn and a walk down her memory lane

  • Screech cocktails

  • Lots of laughter and a few tears

  • That warm, friendly and fun atmosphere that Newfoundland is known for

About the Book - Tragedy comes at us all in different ways and some more than others. Terri-Lynn’s worst tragedy’s see-saw was between a mother who never wanted her and the the loss of the one parent that did. She could often see a glimmer of light through her mother’s darkness and when she couldn’t the gentle gestures of kind people showed her where to look, keeping her from being swallowed up by her mother’s darkness.  Because of You is the story of her mother who didn’t love nor want her but also of five others who did. 
About the Author - Born and raised in Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Terri-Lynn Penney decided to leave the rock at 29 to pursue her career in the health and wellness field and for the last 8 years has built a solid and fulfilling business.  Her true love however is people, their strength and the vulnerability in their stories.  When she isn’t gabbing away with a coffee in hand she is deep into her own writing. The memoir, Because of You, is Terri-Lynn’s first book. She currently resides in Stratford, ON with her husband and son spreading the Newfie love wherever she goes. 

Cost: $30/Per person

Location: Revival House, Stratford, 70 Brunswick Street, Stratford



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