It is with great regret that the Frye Festival announces the cancellation of authors Elizabeth Renzetti and Yasmina Khadra at the 16th edition of the annual festival, scheduled to take place April 25 to May 3 in Greater Moncton. The Festival was thrilled to welcome such great writers, but the celebration will continue with nearly 40 authors participating in 65 activities.
Elizabeth Renzetti had to cancel her participation for personal reasons, and the Festival hopes merely to postpone her visit to a later time. An imponderable factor has forced the Festival team to cancel Yasmina Khadra’s participation.
Both authors are truly disappointed to be missing Atlantic Canada’s largest literary happening and remain committed to making the trip to Greater Moncton in the near future.
In light of these cancellations, the Frye Festival has brought the following changes to the program:
The Pursuit of a Work-Life Balance, Tuesday, April 28, 8 am – cancelled
Entretien littéraire en compagnie de Yasmina Khadra, Thursday, April 30, 5 pm – cancelled
Soirée Frye, Friday, May 1 at 7 pm – Natasha Kanapé Fontaine will replace Yasmina Khadra
Déjeuner-causerie de l’Association France-Canada, Saturday, May 2 – Kirby Jambon will replace Yasmina Khadra
The Frye Festival also expects to make up each author’s school visits.
For more information about the Frye Festival, including author biographies, please visit www.frye.ca.