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Caroline Adderson to lead The Writing Week

Well-known Vancouver author, Caroline Adderson will lead the one week intensive writing workshop known as The Writing Week at the 2017 Denman Island Readers and ...
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Inspiration at the 2016 Denman Festival

For Festival attendees who write or want to write, there will be five opportunities at this year’s Festival to get some intensive advice from published authors. Steven Price, ...
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Readers and Writers Festival 2016 – Author Line-up

Denman Island, get ready to host another group of extraordinary Canadian authors in 2016 during our annual summer festival.  Expect top quality writing and information ...
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Wayne Grady and Emancipation Day

Nationally acclaimed author Wayne Grady will be on Denman Island February 28 in the Back Hall to read from his intriguing novel, “Emancipation Day” which ...
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The Books Matter Prize Announcement

At the 2015 Festival, visiting author Aislinn Hunter generously used her Festival honorarium to sponsor a poetry contest for the best poem on the subject ...
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Anakana Schofiel – Winner of Scotiabank Giller Prize

Congratulations to Anakana Schofield who has been named one of the finalists for the prestigious $100,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize for her book, Martin John. Read ...
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The Books Matter Prize

 The Books Matter Prize …… win $500 in books by writing a poem about the planet / the environment / the earth or animals in ...
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Des Kennedy moderates a panel discussion on “Place”

Des Kennedy moderates a panel discussion on “Place” with Michael Crummey, Fred Stenson, Lee Maracle and Renee Saklikar On Sunday morning, July 19, the concluding ...
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New author added to festival lineup: Lee Maracle

Lee Maracle Canadian first nations poet and author, Lee Maracle, from Toronto will be joining the list of renowned authors at this year’s festival.  She ...
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Main Stage Event: “Women of Words”

 Saturday, July 18 at 7:30 pm “No sensible man engages unprepared in a fencing match of words with a woman”, proclaims 20th century writer, Wilkie ...
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