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Frye Festival Celebrates Northrop Frye’s 100th birthday!

July 14, 2012 will mark the centenary of Northrop Frye’s birth, and the Frye Festival is commemorating the 100th anniversary with a series of special events throughout the year. While keeping all its traditional activities, including book clubs, conversations, writing workshops, school/youth programs, Soirée Frye and late-night events, the Frye Festival is adding new community-focused… Continue Reading

Doctor Makes Donation to Frye Festival

Dr. Paul Goobie recently presented a cheque for $5,000 to Danielle LeBlanc, Frye Festival Executive Director. This contribution brings Dr. Goobie’s total donation over the years to more than $50,000. The Frye Festival is Canada’s only bilingual, international literary festival and Atlantic Canada’s largest literary happening. The Frye Festival will take place in Moncton April… Continue Reading

Frye Festival Seeks Submissions for Bronze Sculpture

The Frye Festival is currently accepting tenders for the production of a three-dimensional life-size bronze sculpture of literary icon Northrop Frye. The public art project is part of a series of initiatives that the Frye Festival will announce in 2012 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Northrop Frye’s birth, born on July 14, 1912. Public… Continue Reading

Evening Extravaganzas at the 2011 Frye Festival

The 2011 Frye Festival’s Evening Extravaganzas are not to be missed: it’s your opportunity to get up close and personal with some of contemporary literature’s biggest names and experience the uniqueness of the Frye Festival as we combine literature and music on stage. Soirée Frye (Thursday, April 28), An Evening with Jean-Christophe Rufin (Friday, April… Continue Reading

Cox & Palmer, Silver Sponsor for 2011 Frye Festival

The Frye Festival is thrilled to welcome aboard Silver Sponsors Cox & Palmer, the first legal firm to support the Festival at this significant level and this year’s official sponsor of the Volunteer Program. “We believe it is important to support the communities in which we do business,” said Rick Nesbitt, Managing Partner of the… Continue Reading

Music meets the written word for the 2011 Frye Festival

The biggest literary event in Atlantic Canada proposes a unique mix of words and music. For its 2011 edition, the Frye Festival will feature singer-songwriters and musicians that will complement various evenings already rich in prose and poetry. Haunted Hearts, Joe Grass, Sylvia Tyson, Marie-Jo Thério, Bernard Adamus, Phil Flowers, and Vivianne Roy will dazzle… Continue Reading

Workshops at 2011 Frye Festival

Hone your craft with workshops at the 2011 Frye Festival! Comedy, Poetry, Fiction and creative writing workshops are open to the public! Comedy writers of all genres will be eager to grab a pen and some paper during the next Frye Festival. Internationally known comedic writer Randy Pearlstein will be in town to offer a… Continue Reading

Frye Festival Reveals 2011 Authors

The Frye Festival, Atlantic Canada’s largest literary event, unveiled its spectacular line-up today for the 2011 edition, which will be held from April 25 to May 1st in Greater Moncton, NB. On the guest list, several prominent writers including the great Margaret Atwood, Charles Foran, Susan Juby, Kenneth Oppel, Shandi Mitchell, Karen Connelly, Jean-Christophe Rufin,… Continue Reading