Wednesday 30 March 2022

Save the date: Place Names of Newfoundland and Labrador LIVE April 6th

Save the date! I'll be on Facebook Live on April 6th talking about the weird and wonderful stories behind the Place Names of Newfoundland and Labrador! 

Sunday 6 March 2022

Place Names of Newfoundland and Labrador - From Dildo to Dover with Dale Jarvis

The launch of my latest project is getting closer and closer! Over the pandemic, I've been working on a new book, all about the dirt behind the place names of Newfoundland and Labrador's towns and cities. 

Toponymy, toponymics, or toponomastics is the study of the place names of a region or a language, and we have a lot of fascinating stories behind the names of provincial places. It's been a treat to get to dig deep into the legends and lore behind the names of places, from Appleton to Zoar.  

No date set yet for the official release, but you can preorder through the fine folks at Flanker Press: 

and you can follow along and post your reviews on Goodreads (and add me!):