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September 2017

10. Storytelling Through Food Photography – WSS

September 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Harbourview Room, Delta Hotels Kingston Waterfront, 1 Johnson St
Kingston, Ontario K7L5H7 Canada
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Wildly popular food blogger and chef  Dennis the Prescott ( introduces you to the art of the story in images. Dennis believes that food photography presents a unique opportunity to tell your own story, your food philosophy, and your philosophy of image making, in one beautiful package. Carefully conceived and composed images are a kind of storytelling, and in this seminar, using his own sumptuous images, Dennis explains his own philosophy and story, and shows how you can too. Limited…

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14. International Marquee

September 28 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Grand Theatre, 218 Princess St
Kingston, Ontario K7L1B2 Canada
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Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist Michael Chabon joins veteran broadcaster Eric Friesen to talk about Michael’s latest, most luminous work, the auto-biographical novel, Moonglow. In a conversation that is sure to be elevated and erudite as well as entertaining, they explore the author’s playful flirtation with the boundary between fact and fiction. About the writing of this novel, The Guardian calls Chabon “a master at his very best.” Please join this master for an evening that will remind us of the…

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00. Project Bookmark Unveiling *FREE*

September 30 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Garrigan Park, 46 Church St
Kingston, Ontario K7M1H3 Canada
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Project Bookmark Canada, the City of Kingston, and Kingston WritersFest celebrate Merilyn Simonds’ classic literary work, The Convict Lover, with the unveiling of the city’s second Bookmark. Kingston WritersFest is proud to include the ceremony as one of this year’s Festival events. Join Laurie Murphy, executive director of Project Bookmark Canada, at the site in Garrigan Park as she unveils the commemorative Bookmark. Afterwards, take a literary tour of Portsmouth Village with Merilyn. 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Literary Tour…

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