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An Evening with Dr. Jennifer Gunter *SOLD OUT!*

October 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

*Tickets for this event are now SOLD OUT. A small number of tickets may be available at the door 10 minutes before the event start time. There is no waiting list. You must be in line for a chance to get a door ticket.

Join Kingston WritersFest for a special evening event featuring Canadian OB/GYN, women’s health advocate and New York Times columnist Jen Gunter. In a reading and conversation with Ashley Waddington, Jen will discuss her new book The Vagina Bible, a comprehensive, accessible antidote to the maelstrom of misinformation around female sexual health, and the ultimate guide to everything a person needs to know about the vagina and vulva.

Books will be available for sale at the event, and a book signing will follow the onstage conversation and an audience Q&A.

Grandview Ballroom – Delta Hotels by Marriott Kingston Water’s Edge
7:00 – 9:00 pm
Tickets: Door $22 regular admission | $12 students with ID (high-school and post-secondary)

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About the Author

Dr. Jen Gunter is an obstetrician and gynecologist with nearly three decades of experience as a vulvar and vaginal diseases expert. Profiled as an ELLE Magazine Woman to Watch, she has been called Twitter’s resident gynecologist, the Internet’s OB/GYN, and a fierce advocate for women’s health. She writes two regular columns for The New York Times, called “The Cycle” (monthly) and “You Asked” (weekly), and has written for a broad range of outlets, from academic publications to The New RepublicChatelaineSelfThe Cut, and many more.

Dr. Ashley Waddington, MD, FRCSC, MPA is an Assistant Professor and Co-Director, Contraception Advice, Research, and Education (CARE) Fellowship in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Queen’s University. Her clinical activities and research interests include complicated contraception cases, adolescent contraception and pregnancy, paediatric and adolescent gynaecology, and health care access and public policy.

Details

Date:
October 30
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Grandview, Delta Hotel
1 Johnson St
Kingston, Ontario K7L5H7 Canada
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Website:
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/ygkdk-delta-hotels-kingston-waterfront/

FESTIVAL TICKET INFO + PRICES 2019

Want more info?

View and download the digital Program Guide or Schedule-at-a-Glance!

Tickets can be purchased directly from the Grand Theatre Box Office online (click the ‘Buy Now’ ticket icon), in person at 218 Princess Street, or by phone (613-530-2050) until 6 pm on Tuesday, September 24, 2019.

Ticket prices are listed as Pre-Festival (purchased by 6 pm on Tuesday, September 24), and Festival (all tickets purchased once the Festival has begun):

Regular Onstage 
General Admission $20 Adv/$22 Fest; Senior $18 Pre/$20 Fest

Festival Field Trip
General Admission $20 Adv/$22 Fest; Senior $18 Pre/$20 Fest; Student $5 Pre/ $8 Fest

Writers Retreat Classes General Admission $35 Pre/$40 Fest; Senior $32 Pre/$38 Fest

Robertson Davies Dinner, Book Lovers’ Lunch and The Long Table General Admission $45; Senior $40

Literary Pub (S)crawl General Admission $40 (includes 3 beverages; $27 (event only)

BUY 5 and SAVE – available for regular events OR Writers Retreat classes! Add EITHER 5 regular onstage OR 5 Writers Retreat tickets to your cart, change the price point to 5 AND SAVE and the discount will automatically be applied.

OFFSEASON EVENTS: View event description carefully for details on price, advance sale cut-offs, and venue.

FEES: All ticket prices include HST. Please be advised that the Grand Theatre Box Office will add a handling fee of $3.80/ticket.

TICKET PICK-UP: Any tickets that are not picked up at the Grand Theatre before 12 pm on Wednesday, September 25th will be brought to the onsite box office at the Holiday Inn. You may pick up your tickets at the Holiday Inn at any time during onsite box office hours (30 minutes before the first onsite event of the day til 15 minutes after the last event of the day).

During the festival, tickets are ONLY available onsite from the Festival Box Office on the main floor of the Holiday Inn Kingston Waterfront.

EXCHANGES and REFUNDS: We do not offer exchanges or refunds on tickets (except when an event is cancelled), so please plan before you buy. Latecomers will be seated at the discretion of KWF staff.

PHOTOGRAPHS: No flash photography, video recorders or tape recorders, please.