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This Week in Lit Events: August 14-20th
Our events are 100% bicoastal this week: there’s the Writers at Woody Point Festival over in Newfoundland, and the Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts in Sechelt, BC.Are you hosting an event featuring an author whose titles are available on All Lit Up? Send the event details, including author, book, date, time, and address to email@example.com to be included in our listings.
Tuesday, August 15thWoody Point, Bonne Bay, NLWriters at Woody Point FestivalWhere: Woody Point Heritage Theatre, Bonne Bay, NLWhen: August 15-20More information: The Writers at Woody Point literary festival in Woody Point, Bonne Bay, Newfoundland had its inaugural season in 2004. The festival is organized and presented by Friends of Writers at Woody Point and, each year, has played to sold-out audiences. This year, as in the past, the event will be hosted by CBC Radio’s Shelagh Rogers, host of “The Next Chapter” a show about Canadian writing and writers.The lovely and historic western Newfoundland village of Woody Point, on the south shore of Bonne Bay, is surrounded by the breathtaking landscape of Gros Morne National Park. Writers, artists and scientists are drawn here from around the world.This year, participating writers include Robert Chafe, Dennis Lee, Lisa Moore, Mary Walsh, and Kathleen Winter.Ticket prices and a full schedule are available at the link below.Link: http://www.writersatwoodypoint.com/schedule/
Thursday, August 17thSechelt, BCSunshine Coast Festival of the Written ArtsWhere: Rockwood Centre, Sechelt, BCWhen: August 17-20More information: This Festival is an opportunity to reflect on Canada’s 150 years and who we are as a country as we celebrate our 35th year of facilitating an annual gathering of those who love to write and those who love to read. Festival guests this year include Joy Kogawa, Bev Sellars, Zoe Whittall, and Anosh Irani.For a full lineup and ticket prices, click the link below.Link: http://writersfestival.ca/writers-list/
Saturday, August 19thSt. John’sKerri Cull SigningWhere: Chapters, 70 Kenmount Road, St. John’s, NLWhen: 1-3pmMore information: Kerri Cull signs copies of her latest work, Rock, Paper, Sex, at Chapters in St. John’s.