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Below is a list of media coverage including launches, articles, and interviews.

A list of upcoming signings for The Badger Redemption
Saturday, August 11, 2012
2PM - 4PM Costco, St. John's

Sunday, August 12, 2012
2PM - 4PM Costco, St. John's

Friday, August 17, 2012
...6PM - 8PM Coles, Village Mall

Saturday, August 18, 2012
1PM - 3PM Chapters, St. John's

Saturday, August 18, 2012
3:30PM - 5:30PM Coles, Avalon Mall

Sunday, August 19, 2012
2PM - 4PM Costco, St. John's

August 18th, 2010
      Writers and Woody Point Literacy Festival.

      J.A. Ricketts emerged on the Newfoundland writing scene in 2008
      with her first novel,
The Badger Riot. It was received with much
      critical acclaim and it quickly became a Canadian bestseller.
      A sequel will be published in 2010.

October 16th, 2009
      The NL Department of Education accepted The Badger Riot as a resource for high
      school curriculum as part of cultural connections.

October 5th, 2009
    Invitation to speak at the Newfoundland Book Club, Life Long Learner's Division
    of Memorial University.

August 20th, 2009
      Wine & Words Book Reading at Newman's Wine Vault.

August 12, 2009
      Speaking engagement at the Railway Coastal Museum, Water Street, St. John's.

August 6th, 2009
Winterset in Summer Literary Festival, Eastport, NL.

      Summary: Three writers who published their first books in 2008 will read from
      their work and engage with Golfman in a discussion on how to get published,
     respond to the critics and flogging your book.

April 4th, 2009
Review of the Badger Riot by Andrew Hunt, The Globe and Mail

           J.A. Ricketts's The Badger Riot is a rare combination for
           a historical novel: It is gripping and accurate. It is historical
           fiction done right.

January 21st, 2009

Event Information. A reading from The Badger Riot by the author J. A. Ricketts at the A. C. Hunter Library at 7pm. All are welcome. Refreshments served.
 

January 11, 2009

Halifax's The Chronicle-Herald, Tale of strike, riot told through fiction by Sharon Hunt.

January 9, 2009

Quill and Quire - Canada's Magazine of Book News and Reviews. Badger doing big business by Danielle Ng-See-Quan

December 26, 2008

Review in the Western Star, Historical novel tells story of the Badger Riot, by Darrell Squires.

December 26, 2008

Gary Kelly's Newfoundland and Labrador Blog article on The Badger Riot. Includes photos and an excerpt from Chapter 17.

December 19, 2008

The Sudbury Star, Ontario Newspaper. Christmas holidays are for reading - Enjoy pieces of Newfoundland posted by Bonnie Kogos.
        Article details a conversation with publisher Margo Cranford who talks about the success
        of The Badger Riot

November 15, 2008

Front page article in Newfoundland's The Telegram, Talk of the town, by Terry Roberts. Includes photo of J. A. Ricketts and her mother, Lucy Day.

Byline - So far, Judy Ricketts' first book, 'The Badger Riot,' has earned her a standing ovation, loyal fans and brisk sales

October 17 - 20, 2008

Cross-island promotional tour. Stops included Whitbourne, Clarenville, Gander, Grand Falls, Deer Lake (included a signing at Deer Lake Airport), Corner Brook (included a signing at Coles and Island Treasure in the mall).

October, 2008

The Badger Riot by J. A. Ricketts | Facebook Group
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September 26, 2008

St. Johnís Book Launch - Chapters, Kenmount Road

September 21, 2008

The Newfoundland Herald. The Badger Riot - An excerpt. pp. 40 - 41.

Fall 2008

Atlantic Books Today. The Badger Riot - An excerpt pp. 12 - 13.

September 15, 2008

Advertiser, Grand Falls-Windsor, New book recalls riot that changed the face of Newfoundland Labour by Sue Hickey. Includes photo of J. A. Ricketts and grandchildren Katlynn Ballam, Brianna Ricketts and Nicholas Cranford, son of Flanker Press co-owner Jerry Cranford.

September 14, 2008

Interview with Tina Brown for Rogers Community Channel at the Gander Mall book signing.

September 13, 2008

Grand-Fall Windsor Book signing at the Exploits Valley Mall

September 12, 2008

Badger Book Launch - Community Centre
Click for Picture and a review of the event.

August 2008

The Workerís Voice - Interview with Danette Dooley. Article to be printed in September issue.

May 2008

Interview with Randy Larcombe for The Central Morning Show, CBC Radio Grand Falls.

 

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