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Kingston Students Awarded Creative Writing Mentorships

RELEASE DATE: January 6 2016 Kingston WritersFest has named the first young writers to be awarded mentorships under the Merilyn Simonds Protégé Project. Thalia Danielson, a Grade 12 student at École secondaire catholique Marie-Rivier, and Megan Erb, a Grade 10 student at Regiopolis-Notre Dame Catholic Secondary School were selected by a panel of educators and […]

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Kingston WritersFest and Queen’s University Library present:

On Wednesday, December 2, Kingston WritersFest (kingstonwritersfest.ca) and Queen’s University Library (library.queensu.ca) celebrate the release of the first collection of the great Canadian novelist, playwright, critic, journalist, and professor Robertson Davies’ personal diaries with a special theatrical reading as well as an onstage conversation with its two editors, Jennifer Surridge, daughter of Davies, and Ramsay […]

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Kingston WritersFest Special Remembrance Week Event

Former Elite Sniper to Appear at Kingston WritersFest during Remembrance week Kingston WritersFest (www.kingstonwritersfest.ca) presents 20-year Canadian Armed Forces veteran and former elite sniper team leader Jody Mitic reading from his memoir Unflinching on Monday, November 9. Jody’s memoir is a powerful chronicle of the honour and sacrifice of an ordinary Canadian fighting for his […]

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CFKA Introduces Kingston WritersFest Endowment Fund

Welcome to Our Newest Agency Fund: Kingston WritersFest We are pleased to welcome Kingston WritersFest as our newest Agency Endowment Fund. “We wanted to establish an endowment fund in order to provide us with a reliable source of funding for our Festival in the long run. This will be our seventh year running the Festival, and […]

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Free Family Literacy Event on Saturday, September 26!

Kingston Frontenac Public Library in partnership with Kingston WritersFest hosts Family Literacy event at Kingston Frontenac Public Library 130 Johnson Street, Saturday, September 26. Join us for brilliant bookish activities and meet our featured kids’ authors. Free tickets for children, parents and friends are available at the library an hour before the event. La ronde […]

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