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Gananoque Literary Festival


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.


“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
Contact Phone: (613) 929-3942
Contact Organization: Thousand Islands Festivals & Events

Gananoque Literary Festival


from Friday, May 8, 2015 – 6:00pm to Saturday, May 9, 2015 – 9:30pm

Registration at the Gananoque Public Library.

Further information about this event :

Contact: Debra Davis

Phone: 613 929-3942
Contact Organization: Thousand Islands Festivals & Events

The Gananoque Literary Festival combines a weekend break with great Canadian lit.  Seven authors have confirmed – including Peter C. Newman, Canada’s most successful author having written over 26 books and selling over 2 million copies; Terry Fallis, award-winning author of Best Laid Plans, The High Road, Up & Down and No Relation; and Kelley Armstrong, a prolific author of modern gothic novels – #1 New York Times and #1 Globe & Mail bestselling author.

Admission Details: 
Friday night and Saturday programme – $39pp
Saturday programme – $29pp
Early Bird registration; $39
on site 10% concession on groups over 10 people
Students Saturday programme – $10pp

Gananoque Literary Festival 2015

Literary FestivalThe Gananoque Literary Festival is a gathering of writers and readers that combine a special interest in Canadian literature with a weekend break. The festival takes place May 8 – 9, 2015.

Seven authors have confirmed their attendance including Peter C. Registration is available at the Gananoque Public Library. For more information visit