What does re-opening mean to you? For some of you, it probably means getting out with friends or dining in your favourite restaurant, or going to Fredericton Playhouse (our partner!) for the first time in a couple of years. (By the way, have you got your tickets for Séan McCann and Andrea Aragon yet? And/Or … Continue reading Our Annual Fredericton Playhouse Contest has (Re-?)Opened!
Join us on August 29 at 2pm for a lovely, late August afternoon in NB's Literature Garden with indigenous drumming, a reading by poet and children's author Lynn Davies, and a tour with garden creator Steve Heard. There will also be children's activities, so this is an event all ages can enjoy and be inspired … Continue reading Word Feast Reading in the NB Literature Garden
Vice-Presidente de Word Feast, Jennifer Houle, annonce la programmation pour 2021 au Fredericton Playhouse Le vendredi 13 août, Word Feast, le festival littéraire de Fredericton, a annoncé sa programmation pour 2021. L'événement principal, en partenariat avec le Fredericton Playhouse, est une soirée de musique avec une touche littéraire, avec Séan McCann et Andrea Aragon qui … Continue reading Word Feast annonce la programmation du festival pour 2021
Word Feast Vice-Chair Jennifer Houle announcing the 2021 festival lineup at the Fredericton Playhouse On Friday, August 13, Word Feast, Fredericton’s Literary Festival announced its 2021 lineup. The headline event, in partnership with the Fredericton Playhouse, will be an evening of music with a literary twist, featuring Séan McCann and Andrea Aragon performing and reading … Continue reading Word Feast Announces 2021 Festival Lineup
Photo by Pineapple Supply Co. on Pexels.com It's happening again! Word Feast is excited to announce our fourth annual Word Feast Postcard Story Contest! The winner will receive a $200 prize, and be invited to participate in Word Feast 2021 activities, be they virtual or live. More details about those activities are coming soon. Meanwhile, we … Continue reading Word Feast Postcard Story Contest – 2021! It’s time again!
It’s springtime and ideas are blooming – and characters, as always, are emerging, evolving, and coming to life in our stories. Want to dig a little deeper? Register now! Word Feast is thrilled to offer a fiction writing workshop with award-winning short fiction writer David Huebert, offering writers a fresh perspective on the power of … Continue reading Spring Fiction Writing Workshop: “Character as Carrier” with David Huebert
Word Feast: Fredericton’s Literary Festival is thrilled to announce the winners of three contests held before and during this year’s “Dine-in” edition: Neil Sampson, Ryan Marshall, and Al Cusack. This year’s Word Feast Postcard Story Contest was the third annual event. Contestants from New Brunswick submitted short stories—500 words or under—during the summer. The judge … Continue reading Congratulations to Word Feast’s 2020 contest winners!
Word Feast launches virtual festival in fourth year — Fredericton, N.B.A full slate of free take-out options and live events available to all On September 23, 2020, Fredericton’s Literary Festival, Word Feast, will kick off its fourth year with a live, virtual event on Zoom. At the launch, renowned New Brunswick author Senator David Adams Richards will deliver a Keynote Address reflecting on … Continue reading News Release / Communiqué : Word Feast launches virtual festival in fourth year / Word Feast lance festival virtuel pour leur quatrième année
Word Feast is thrilled to announce the program for our festival’s first virtual edition. This year’s offerings consist of a fresh selection of take-out to dine-in options, with a sure-to-inspire keynote address from New Brunswick's own David Adams Richards, readings by a powerhouse quartet of poets, conversations about the art of literary translation, and celebrations of local … Continue reading Word Feast Announces 2020 Virtual Lineup
Sharpen your pencils!!!! As the submission period for our 2020 Postcard story edged its way to a close, the board of Word Feast spent time brainstorming to come up with ways to support the arts community and help inspire NB writers, including the next generation. We're excited to announce a new call for submissions from … Continue reading Contests and Calls – Start Writing NB!