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An Evening with Katherena Vermette *SOLD OUT*

Agnes Etherington Art Centre 36 University Avenue, Kingston

THIS EVENT IS COMPLETELY SOLD OUT Join Kingston WritersFest and Queen's Reads for a special offseason event featuring author Katherena Vermette as she discusses her career and her multi-award winning book The Break. When Stella, a young Métis mother, looks out her window one evening and spots someone in trouble on the Break ― a barren field […]

$20

An Evening with Jean Chrétien

Bellevue Room, Holiday Inn 2 Princess St, Kingston

Kingston WritersFest presents The Right Honorable Mr. Jean Chrétien, former Prime Minister of Canada, with his new book My Stories, My Times. October 2018 marks twenty-five years since Jean Chrétien became prime minister. In this illuminating book, Mr. Chretien shares memories of his long years in the public eye, and the many leaders and luminaries […]

$35.00

Charles Frazier in Conversation

St. Lawrence Ballroom, Residence Inn by Marriott Kingston Water's Edge 7 Earl Street, Kingston

Join Charles Frazier, acclaimed author of the bestselling historical novel, Cold Mountain, as he talks with Eric Friesen about Varina, which vividly brings to life the chaos and devastation of the American Civil War. In a Washington Post review Mary Doria Russell writes, “…Cold Mountain, was not only a massive bestseller about the Civil War, it […]

$20.00

An Evening with Catherine Hernandez

Join Kingston WritersFest and Queen's Reads for a special offseason event featuring author Catherine Hernandez as she discusses her career and her award-winning book Scarborough. Scarborough follows the lives of three children who inhabit Toronto’s low-income east end. Bing, who lives under the shadow of his father’s mental illness while his mother works tirelessly in a […]

$20.00

One Page Presents: Barbara Kingsolver

Zoom Webinar

Join KFPL and Kingston WritersFest, along with libraries and festivals across Canada, for the premiere event in the new One Page: Canada's Virtual Literary Series programme! For the first time in many years, famed author of The Poisonwood Bible, Barbara Kingsolver, talks directly to Canadians about her latest book, in this case, a slim and beautiful […]

One Page Presents: Anne Enright

Zoom Webinar

Join KFPL and Kingston WritersFest, along with libraries and festivals across Canada, for the second event in the inaugural  One Page: Canada's Virtual Literary Series programme! In Anne’s seventh novel, Actress, the Irish writer explores the creation and destruction of celebrity in the character of Katherine O’Dell as told through the eyes of her daughter, […]

One Page Presents: Tommy Orange

Zoom Webinar

Join KFPL and Kingston WritersFest, along with libraries and festivals across Canada, for the third event in the inaugural  One Page: Canada's Virtual Literary Series programme! In a sweeping yet nuanced exploration of identity and the role of Native Americans in a contemporary urban America (in this case, Oakland, California), Cheyenne and Arapaho author, Tommy […]

Relax, Dammit – A KWF Fundraiser with Timothy Caulfield

Zoom Webinar

Grab your plates, pour a glass of wine, and get ready to Relax, Dammit! with health policy expert Timothy Caulfield. Join Timothy and interviewer Ben Charland for a fascinating and insightful exploration of the daily choices we make, and why many of the things we believe to be healthier, safer, or just better, simply aren't.  “Caulfield masterfully, and humorously… provides much needed […]