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!
Word Feast is happy to announce our third annual Word Feast Postcard Story Contest! The winner will receive a $200 prize, and be invited to participate in virtual Word Feast 2020 activities. More details about those activities are coming soon. Meanwhile, we have a writing challenge for you! The contest opens on July 3, 2020. … Continue reading Third Annual Postcard Story Contest
Dear Word Feasters, We know it’s been awhile since you heard from us, and some of you may be wondering if we’re still here. It was never our intent to remain silent for so long, but we wanted to be sure we had some tangible news to deliver - and with so much going on, … Continue reading A Warm (and belated) Welcome to Word Feast’s New Chair
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