Gananoque Literary Festival

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Doug Gibson, former Publisher of McClelland & Stewart presents his Across Canada by Storyat the Festival Opening, Friday April 29 at 5 pm.

The Gananoque Literary Festival is a gathering of writers and readers that combines a special interest in Canadian literature, up close & personal, with a weekend break.

Gananoque, Gateway to the 1000 Islands, has incomparable charm and historic character – an ideal setting to stage an intimate literary festival.

The festival starts with a Literary Lunch sponsored by the 1000 Islands Gananoque Chamber of Commerce on Friday April 29. The official opening and keynote address will be held on Friday at 6pm followed by the welcome reception at the Gananoque Brewing Company.  The popular “Up, Close & Personal” sessions, writers workshops, readings and panel discussions plus the Annual Peter C. Newman Lecture will be held Saturday, April 30, at various venues.  Festival go-ers are invited to attend a wrap-up breakfast and round table discussions with authors on Sunday, May 1 for a proper literary send-off.

Festival Passes : $49 per person entitling pass holders access all  events.(Early bird on-line registration is $39 per person before April 1.)

Festival Tickets: $10 – $15 per session 10% discount is available for groups or book clubs with 8 people or more registering.

Student discounts will be available.

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“Adopt an Author” registration $400 for up to six people includes soup & sandwich lunch with author.  Limited availability.”

 

The popular Living Room Sessions are back with Frances Itani, Alison Pick, Craig Davidson, Terry Fallis, James Raffan, Carolyn Abraham, Denise Chong and more Readings, panel discussions and writers’ workshops.

 

Date :
Friday, April 29, 2016 – 5:00 pm to Sunday, May 1, 2016 – 3:00pm

Location event:
Gananoque Public Library will be our Festival Central!  Sessions will take place a various locations in Gananoque.

Contact name: Debra Davis
Website: http://www.gananoqueliteraryfestival.ca
E-mail: 1000islandsfestivals@gmail.com
Contact Phone: (613) 929-3942
Contact Organization: Thousand Islands Festivals & Events

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