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Enjoy the 2015 Sidney and Peninsula Literary Festival
Celebrate words, imagery and books through the talents of 16 award-winning regional authors at the Sidney and Peninsula Literary Festival to be held October 2-4, 2015. Readings, author-audience discussions, workshops, writing contests, book signings, local musicians and more.
Invited authors represent genres from mysteries and memoirs to poetry, novels, short stories and non-fiction. Amongst the line-up are Richard Wagamese (Indian Horse), Fred Stenson (The Trade and Who by Fire), Lorna Crozier (14 books of poetry and a Governor General award-winner), Naomi Beth Wakan (Nanaimo’s Poet Laureate), Steven Galloway (Cellist of Sarajevo and The Confabulist) and William Deverell (Arthur Beauchamp detective series). Two free workshops at Sidney’s library too: memoir writing by Wakan and creative writing for kids ages 9-12 by children’s author Nikki Tate.
The three-day Festival will wind up Sunday with a “Breakfast with the Authors” at Haro’s Restaurant where each author shares a table with half a dozen participants.Weekend pass and individual event tickets are available online at http://sidneyliteraryfestival.ca/tickets/ or at Tanner’s Books in Sidney and Munro’s Books in Victoria. Support the literary arts!
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