Exciting to see the cover of the newly released edition of Catharine Parr Traill’s The Female Emigrant’s Guide, edited by Nathalie Cooke and Fiona Lucas, that will be featured along with Sir John’s Table, by Lindy Mechefske during the afternoon session of the festival on Saturday July 15th. Follow the session with Sir John’s Picnic Continue Reading –>
The Lakefield Literary Festival is pleased to announce its inaugural spring event – LLF Celebrates: Canada 150 – with readings by well-known authors Jane Urquhart and Charlotte Gray. The evening of readings, hosted by writer and scholar Michael Peterman will be on Friday, March 31, 7:30 pm, at the Lakefield United Church, 47 Regent Street. Continue Reading –>
“Cardinal” is adapted from the award-winning novel “Forty Words for Sorrow”, the first of the John Cardinal Mysteries series, a series of six bestselling crime novels written by Ontario native and award-winning author Giles Blunt. The series begins with the discovery of Katie Pine, a missing 13-year-old whose body is discovered in the shaft-head of Continue Reading –>
Feature image: Peterborough Examiner http://www.thepeterboroughexaminer.com/2016/11/16/novelist-annamarie-beckel-moves-from-newfoundland-to-lak
Novelist‚ playwright‚ and Ryerson University writing instructor Cordelia Strube’s novel On the Shores of Darkness‚ There is Light (ECW Press) has been named winner of this year’s Toronto Book Award‚ recognizing titles evocative of the city. To read more visit:http://www.quillandquire.com/…/awards-cordelia-strube-wins…/
The North Words Literary Festival runs the weekend of September 23-25 at the Deerhurst Resort in Muskoka. It is designed for readers as well as aspiring writers. To learn more about the events and workshops, visit their website NorthWords.ca
Cordelia Strube’s book, On the Shores of Darkeness, There is Light, has been placed on the Toronto Book Award List!
The photos from our Festival this past July are now on the website in the Photo Gallery. Click on any photo to enlarge it and read the caption.
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