Carrianne Leung – Festival Headliner

Word Feast is thrilled to welcome Carrianne Leung as our 2019 Festival Headliner. Carrianne is a fiction writer and educator. She holds a Ph.D. in Sociology and Equity Studies from OISE/University of Toronto. Her debut novel, The Wondrous Woo (Inanna Publications) and her collection of linked stories, That Time I Loved You (Harper Collins Canada, 2018), were both shortlisted for 2014 Toronto Book Awards. Welcome to Fredericton, Carrianne! We are so excited to meet you!

We are also thrilled to be welcoming authors from across Canada including Canada’s Poet Laureate Georgette LeBlanc, Amy Spurway, Doyali Islam, Émilie Turmel, Gabriel Robichaud, Jacques Poitras, Fredericton’s Poet Laureate Jenna Lyn Albert, Danny Jacobs, Keith Helmuth, Matthew Gwathmey, Douglas Walbourne-Gough, Nathaniel G. Moore, Sue Sinclair, Elizabeth Effinger, Shannon Webb-Campbell, Jocelyne Thompson, Clarissa Hurley, and a musical performance by Adyn Townes at our marquee event.

Come on out! Listen, mingle and be inspired!