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Margaret Atwood on Denman Island

Margaret Atwood — Tickets on sale tomorrow (Wednesday) and Saturday.

We hope that by now word has spread far and wide on Denman that Margaret Atwood is visiting. Here are further details. Ms. Atwood will give two presentations, both at ...
Margaret Atwood on Denman Island

Exciting News: Margaret Atwood Visits Denman Island!

Prepare yourselves, Denman Island residents, because the rumors are indeed true—Margaret Atwood is headed our way! Organized by the Denman Island Readers and Writers Festival (DIRWF) committee, we are thrilled ...
Margaret Atwood on Denman Island

Introducing Margaret Atwood

by Stewart Goodings Let’s go back to 1966 for a moment. The Governor General’s Medal for poetry goes to a young 27 year old from Toronto, Margaret Atwood. The Circle ...
2024 Festival Authors

Announcing the 2024 Denman Island Readers and Writers Festival! Mark your Calendars!

by Stewart Goodings With the Festival only three months away, we are very pleased to announce the details of this year’s Festival. It’s taken 9 months of planning and here ...
January 6 2024 - Holly Hogan and Michael Crummey Readings

January 6 2024 – Holly Hogan and Michael Crummey Readings

Top Newfoundland authors coming to Denman Island by Stewart Goodings January 6, 2-4pm Two of Newfoundland’s most respected writers will be on Denman Island January 6: Michael Crummey, author of ...
Commune

Book Launch for Des Kennedy’s new novel: Commune

Sunday November 5th, 2pm – Denman Hall Hello all R&W Festival supporters. This notice is to let you know about an upcoming event not linked to the festival but of ...
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