Grab your pick, keyboard, hand drums and pens! Word Feast Young Writers' Workshops kicks off this year with a songwriting workshop by Shane Douthwright, award-winning bluegrass and country music performer. Open to youth ages 12-18, the workshop will focus on finding the right key, chord progressions that work well together, creating melody and mood and … Continue reading Young Songwriters!
The 2022 Word Feast Silent Auction is now live online. Go to the auction page on Facebook and scroll down to see the items (currently numbered 1 to 36, more may be added). When you see something you like, write your bid (at least the minimum bid, or increased by increments listed in each description). … Continue reading Word Feast Online Silent Auction
The 2022 edition of Word Feast: Fredericton's Literary Festival will take place from Tuesday, October 11 to Monday, October 17. This year, we will bring back our children's menu and feature great new specials as well as favourite items on both our dine-in and take-out menus. Check out the menu, add your name to our … Continue reading Word Feast 2022
Word Feast and the Fredericton Botanic Garden Association are thrilled to present an afternoon of poetry in the NB Literature Garden on September 25, 2022, at 2pm. Come on out and hear from award-winning writer Jane Tims and Jordan Trethewey, Fredericton's Poet Laureate. Both have work featured in the garden - which is a treasure … Continue reading Writers in the Garden
UNB's Writer-in-Residence, Di Brandt, is offering a virtual workshop for poets in October.
Postcard Story Contest There are only a few days left to submit your entry to the Annual Word Feast Postcard Contest! Entry fee is $10, and gives you a $10 discount on a Word Feast workshop... win/win even if you don't win! Complete guidelines can be found here: https://wordfeast.ca/word-feast-annual-postcard-story-contest/
The picnic Word Feast organized for August 27 has been postponed. We'll find a date that works better for writers, in the fall or winter. Meanwhile, please consider supporting Word Feast: Fredericton's Literary Festival by volunteering or making a contribution so you can enjoy a free lunch next time.
Our festival is fast approaching and there are plenty of volunteer opportunities. If you'd like to support Fredericton's inaugural literary festival and join an already fun and dedicated bunch of volunteers, please fill out the form or drop us a line at info(at)wordfeast.ca!
Would you like to support Word Feast: Fredericton's Literary Festival? Please consider becoming a Word Feast supporting member. Membership is a great way to show your support for Word Feast Literary Society and our festival. As a member, you will make a real contribution to writers, readers, and participants in Fredericton, New Brunswick, and around … Continue reading Word Feast Memberships are now available
Our annual Postcard Story Contest is open until September 30, 2022. This year, we will present prizes to three winners, one in each of three age categories. Read complete guidelines and enter soon.