WFNB WordsSpring 2011 in Sussex, NB

Sussex, NB May 13 – 15, 2011

Click here for our downloadable/printable registration form.

Registration – $90 – is required to reserve space in the Lynch and Pelley workshops, the MacLeod reading and also covers lunch and Soirée fees. Events with (R) require registration.

Friday May 13
Venue: SUSSEX ARTISTS CO-OP, Tea Room, 12 Maple Ave.

6PM Wine and Cheese Reception (provided by SLICE, Sussex Literary Initiatives and Cultural Events)

7PM WordsSpring opening, Local Writers & BOOK LAUNCHES with readings (line-up to TBA)
Singing Telegram Karen Gallagher, Mary Lea Stafford, Patricia Stout

8PM Highlighting Local Youth Talent
Liam Keith (acoustic guitar); Steven Kryev (reading); Thomas Ans (crooner); Caitlyn Post.
Wine, Cheese, Finger food

Saturday May 14
Venue MASONIC HALL, 482 Main Street (coffee and donuts available)

9AM – 10:30AM WFNB AGM

10:30 Coffee Break

(R) 10:45 – noon – Writers Workshop by Allan Lynch “Monetize Me!”

(R) 12 noon LUNCH BUFFET (during lunch: 15 min Reader’s Theatre – Tammy Morris with Sussex Corner School Children)

(R) 1 – 2:30PM Chad Pelley Fiction & Publishing Workshop

(R) 2:45 – 3:30PM 30-minute reading by Alexander Macleod, followed by Q&A

(R) 3:45 – 4:30PM Discussion with MacLeod, Pelley, and Powning (Beth as moderator)

And (weather/time permitting):

4:30 pm WALKABOUT available with SLICE guides.
Mural Tour – Lorraine Pollock
Trout Creek Walking Tour – Anita Anita Hallyburton
Pub Crawl – Mason Jar, Broadway Café… Bonny Hill

SUPPER – left up to individual choice of restaurant (recommendations to follow)

7PM Literary Awards Soirée w/ Spring Theme, art, decor and flowering plants from Corn Hill Nursery
Venue: LION’S DEN, 58 Willow Court
Honouring of 2 WFNB Members, then a 10-minute reading by Chad Pelley

7:30 – 8:30 : Literary Competition Awards & Brief (5 minute) Readings from winners (suggested $10 donation)
Desserts and Cash Bar
Entertainment: Sarah Hallyburton & Mike Ross –opera
Sussex Choral Society, directed by David Mitchell, accompaniment Karen Gallagher.
“Bridge Over Troubled Waters,” “Blue Skies” “Tell My Ma”; Harp

Sunday, May 15
Venue: Lions Club, 58 Willow Court

10 am – noon OPEN MIC Brunch – Open to public and WFNB ($10 for brunch)

For those wishing to stay overnight, contact WFNB for suggestions regarding hotels, B&Bs, and billeting. We hope to have an announcement soon re. special rates for WFNB members.

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