New Books by Former Denman Festival Authors, Part 2

Following the article below, I’d now like to highlight the following six male authors who have successfully continued their very fine literary careers since participating in the Denman Festival:  Jordan Abel, Michael Crummey, Charles Demers, Terry Fallis, Steven Price and Chris Turner.     Jordan Abel joined us four years ago with his unique visual and dramatic … Read more

New Books by Former Denman Festival Authors, Part 1

For many former Denman Readers and Writers Festival loyal fans, there’s a temptation to regard authors who have come to the festivals over the years as “our” authors.  We seem to have a kind of proprietorial attitude towards folks we’ve shared meals with in the Back Hall, who have stayed in our homes, or have … Read more

Michael Christie returns to Festival

At our 2016 Festival, Michael Christie was a young up and coming novelist who read from his second novel If I Fall, If I Die …… a moving narrative about a young boy seeking independence in a household led by an agoraphobic mother.  Michael’s eloquence and spirit in both solo and panel presentations were a highlight of … Read more

A Sneak Preview of Festival 2020

Only six more months until Denman hosts the 18th Readers and Writers Festival! Our organizing committee has been hard at work lining up authors, and we are now halfway to having a complete list of invited literary guests.  Here’s where we stand in mid-January.   For regular listeners of CBC Radio’s White Coat, Black Art, Dr. Brian … Read more