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Jody Mitic – Everyday Heroes

November 3, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm


***Advance sales have now ended. Tickets are available at the door for $22 each.***

What does it mean to serve? In Everyday Heroes, a collection of essays edited by bestselling author Jody Mitic, veterans and active military personnel from across Canada tell us, in their own words, what it means to answer the call of duty.

Join us for this special conversation with Jody, lead by moderator Duncan McDowall. We are proud to welcome several contributors to the collection, Bill Fitsell, Kelly S. Thompson, Trevor Smith, and Stuart Crawford, who relate stories of courageous rescues, bravery in the face of conflict, and camaraderie at home and overseas.

A book signing will follow the onstage event. Books will be available for sale from Novel Idea books at the back of the room. 

***Advance sales have now ended. Tickets are available at the door for $22 each.***

Price includes HST and all handling fees.
Holiday Inn Kingston Waterfront


November 3, 2017
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm


Kingston WritersFest


Islandview Room, Holiday Inn
2 Princess St
Kingston, Ontario K7L 1A2 Canada
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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) from 12 pm on Tuesday, July 10th until 6 pm on Tuesday, September 25, 2018. International Marquee tickets will continue to be sold through the Grand until the event start time.

Ticket prices are listed as Pre-Festival (purchased by 6 pm on Tuesday, September 25), and Festival (all tickets purchased once the Festival has begun):
Regular Onstage and Festival Field Trip events
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
Celebrate the Literary: Breakfast with Peter Carey; Robertson Davies Dinner -and- Book Lovers’ Lunch
General Admission $45 Pre/$50 Fest; Senior $40 Pre/$45 Fest
Saturday Night SpeakEasy General Admission $30 Pre/$35 Fest; Senior $27 Pre/$32 Fest
Forgotten Foods of Forest, Field, & Orchard General Admission $25 Pre/$28 Fest; Senior $22 Pre/$25 Fest
BUY 5 and SAVE – available for regular events OR Writers Retreat classes! Simply add EITHER 5 regular onstage OR 5 Writers Retreat tickets to your cart 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 $3.50/ticket.

TICKET PICK-UP: Any tickets – EXCEPT International Marquee tickets –  that are not picked up at the Grand Theatre before 12 pm on Wednesday, September 26th will be brought to the onsite box office at the Holiday Inn. You may pick up your tickets there 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.