Words Spring

Annual Spring Literary Festival for WFNB members and the general public
Fredericton, May 13 – 16, 2010

Schedule of Events:

Thursday Evening May 13:
8:00pm: League of Canadian Poets fundraiser, Venue TBA

Friday May 14 (all events at the St Thomas University Campus)
6:30pm: “Just Desserts: New Books by WFNB authors,” BHM 202, STU. Readings by Gerry Beirne, M. Travis Lane, Corey Redekop, Kathy Mac, and others
8:00pm: Sally Armstrong “Getting the Story”: BMH 101, STU
Donations at the door

Saturday May 15 (all events at the STU Campus)
8:30—10:00am, BMH 202: WFNB Annual General Meeting
10:00-10:30am: Coffee Break
10:30-noon, BMH 205: reading by Jessica Grant, author of Come, Thou Tortoise, followed by a panel discussion with Jessica and Carla Gunn (Amphibian) on the first novel. MC: Kathy Mac
Noon-1:00: Barbeque Lunch (must register), quad outside of BMH
1:30- 3:00 BMH 202 Workshop with Ilkay Silk, on “Reading as Performance” (theatre arts techniques)
3:00-3:30: Coffee Break
3:30-5:00: Official Launch of Tony Tremblay’s David Adams Richards of the Miramichi, Conference Room, Holy Cross Hall, STU.
6:00 GMH Cafeteria: Meet and Greet (Cash Bar)
7:00 GMH Cafeteria: Literary Awards Banquet Buffet
7:45 Readings by special guests
8:30 WFNB thanks and Literary Competition Awards & Readings by Winners

Sunday, May 16
10;00 AM: Wrap up, Open Mic Reading, Ice House, UNB
(Coffee and snacks)

Stay at the UNB Summer Hotel, at McLeod House: Single room (one single bed) – $32+HST/night; Double room (two single beds) – $24+HST/person/night. To register, write stay@unb.ca or call Misty McLaughlin @ (506) 453 4800.


WordsSpring $40/person
Awards Banquet $40/person
BBQ lunch @ $10/ person

Please send your registration and cheque to WFNB, PO Box 306, Moncton, NB, E1C 8L4.

For more information contact Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick 506 459 7228, email: wfnb@nb.aibn.com or visit the website at http://www.wfnb.ca.