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
Tickets for our two marquee events are available at Westminster Books. Each event costs only $10 and tickets will be available at the door as well. Friday Night Fiction (Friday, September 22, 8pm, Memorial Hall, UNB) features a reading by Riel Nason, the first annual Word Feast Lecture to be delivered by Rebecca Rosenblum, and … Continue reading Tickets Available at Westminster Books
Wondering what's going on the week of Word Feast? Wonder no longer! Please click on the link below and it will take you to our program, which is packed full with details! WORD FEAST 2017 Program
Festival chair Ian LeTourneau was interviewed on Information Morning Fredericton last week and CBC followed up with more questions for a web story. Read the story and listen to the podcast here.
Word Feast: Fredericton's Literary Festival is pleased to be offering five workshops during the festival (see details here!), so you can learn some tricks of the trade. Want to learn how to polish a poem? Tell your life story? Develop characters through dialogue? Or apply storytelling techniques to the graphic novel? Each of these workshops with some … Continue reading Registration Open for Workshops!
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 drop us a line at info(at)wordfeast.ca!
Rebecca Rosenblum, Toronto author of the new novel So Much Love (Penguin Random House, 2017), and recently a finalist for the 2017 Amazon.ca First Novel Award, will headline two events, delivering the first annual Word Feast lecture on Friday September 22 and reading from her novel on September 23. Rosenblum is also the author of … Continue reading Rebecca Rosenblum to Headline Inaugural Word Feast