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Island Literary Awards call for submissi...

The PEI Writers' Guild has opened the call for submissions to the 31st annual Cox & Palmer Islan [ ... ]

Canadian Songwriting Competition

The second annual national songwriting competition awards over $40,000 worth of prizes. The contest  [ ... ]

The Buzz — Prince Edward Island's Guide to What's Going On is a free monthly magazine about art, culture, photography, music, live bands, ceilidhs, concerts, festivals, theatre, books, poetry, community events, and more.

Our website BUZZon.com has been live since 1995.

Follow us on social media: Facebook @theBUZZpei; Twitter @BUZZpei; and Instagram @BUZZpei

Distribution

The Buzz is distributed year-round through approximately 350 pick-up points across The Island in such places as coffee shops, grocery stores, news stands, libraries, restaurants, hotels, motels, night clubs, information centres, convenience stores, retail stores, Holland College and UPEI. The Buzz is distributed Island-wide.

70% to Charlottetown and Queens County;
15% to Summerside and Prince County;
15% to Montague and Kings County.

In the tourist season this number increases as seasonal businesses open. In July and August the number of pick-up points reaches 550 or more, including all PEI Provincial Visitor Information Centres and many local tourist information outlets.

From September through June, 12,500–16,000 copies are printed and distributed each month.

In July and August, 25,000–26,000 copies are printed and distributed.

There is a low return rate each month from most locations (0% - 2%).

Convention and meeting organizers regularly request copies for delegate packages.

The effectiveness of distribution points is monitored regularly and adjustments are made to increase the supply to the busiest points. In downtown Charlottetown, distribution points are re-supplied weekly. New locations for distribution are regularly sought out.

PEI RESIDENTS PLEASE NOTE: If you are having difficulty finding a copy of The Buzz, please contact us 902-628-1958 and we will tell you about a pick-up point near you.

Deadline

The submission deadline is usually the 15th of month prior to publication. All press releases and public service notices should reach us by this date. 

Events Calendar

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Some Upcoming Events

Never Far From Home

Fundraiser for Mental Health Association with Brittany Banks and Natalie MacFadyen December 29
The G [ ... ]

Eptek Lunch Time Film Series

Thursdays 
Eptek Centre Take a voyage with the Friends of Eptek this December with Eptek Luncht [ ... ]

Who’s Your Father?

Feast Dinner Theatre for Christmas Select dates until December 21
Rodd Charlottetown & Brothers  [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Singsong

Profile: Kelsea McLean by Jane Ledwell Students at Morell High School where choral leader Kelsea M [ ... ]

A gift of Island poetry: Diane Morrow

Curated by Deirdre Kessler LOON The single lovely bird
in this sudden pond
beside the bike trail
star [ ... ]

A good time

Summerside Farmers’ Market on Saturday mornings Way Up West
by Jan Cox "Love the people, love the [ ... ]