Word Feast is pleased to announce the winners of our second annual postcard story contest! A big thank you to judge Amy Spurway and thank you to all who entered. Winners and runners-up will read on September 22, 2019, at the Tipsy Muse (88 Regent St.) at 2pm, as part of Word Feast's Odd Sundays event. 1st … Continue reading Postcard story contest winners announced
September 17, 2019 at 7 pm - Gallery 78, 796 Queen Street Poem specially commissioned for festival to be read in English, French, and Wolastoqiyik On September 17, 2019, Fredericton’s Literary Festival, Word Feast, will kick off its third year at Gallery 78 on Queen Street. At the launch, Janet North, owner and store manager of Westminster Books, will be … Continue reading Word Feast to launch third annual festival with trilingual reading
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Word Feast opens second year with an emphasis on Personal and Cultural Memory — Fredericton, N.B. Second annual Fredericton Literary Festival launches this week On September 17, 2018, New Brunswick’s Lieutenant Governor, The Honourable Jocelyne Roy Vienneau will speak to guests as Word Feast kicks off its second year at Government House in Fredericton. At the launch, Ross … Continue reading Press Release — September 17, 2018
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Please join us for a Word Feast event on May 24 at the Fredericton Public Library! The reading starts at 7pm and is free and open to the public. Jasmina Odor is a Croatian-born Canadian writer, and the author of the short story collection You Can’t Stay Here (Thistledown Press, 2017). Her writing has been … Continue reading Word Feast Presents RM Vaughan and Jasmina Odor on May 24!
Word Feast: Fredericton's Literary Festival presents Amanda Jernigan and Rachel Lebowitz as they launch new books at Westminster Books on May 5 at 2pm. Bridging secular spirituality and holy reverence with the commonalities of life, death, love, and hope, Amanda Jernigan's third collection of poetry YEARS, MONTHS, DAYS explores the connection between hymn and poem, recalling … Continue reading Word Feast Presents Amanda Jernigan & Rachel Lebowitz on May 5, 2018
Word Feast is excited to announce that David Huebert will be visiting Fredericton to read from his debut collection of short fiction, Peninsula Sinking, on March 15, 7pm at Westminster Books (445 King St.). The reading is free and open to the public. David will also be offering a writing workshop — "Fiction Wandering" — on … Continue reading David Huebert Reading and Workshop
As part of our Friday Night Fiction event (8pm, Memorial Hall UNB), we are holding a silent auction of 3 donated paintings and 1 sculpture. These will also be on display at our Book Fair (Wednesday, 3-7pm, Fredericton Public Library) to whet your appetite. Thanks very much to the artists for these beautiful donations: Kris … Continue reading Silent Auction on Friday
Word Feast serves up inspiration to foster literacy Inaugural Fredericton Literary Festival launches this week On September 18, 2017, Word Feast, Fredericton’s Literary Festival kicked off in the city, as more than 30 authors from across Canada arrived to share their work and celebrate creativity. Over the week-long festival, running September 18-24, 2017, award winning … Continue reading Press Release