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Word Feast Postcard Story Contest – 2021! It’s time again!

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!

Spring Fiction Writing Workshop:  “Character as Carrier” with David Huebert

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

Congratulations to Word Feast’s 2020 contest winners!

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!

News Release / Communiqué : Word Feast launches virtual festival in fourth year / Word Feast lance festival virtuel pour leur quatrième année

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 Announces 2020 Virtual Lineup

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

Word Feast to launch third annual festival with trilingual reading

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