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The Writing Week with Angie Abdou

The Writing Week with Angie Abdou

For several years, the Denman Festival’s five day intensive writing program has been attracting aspiring writers from all over BC and further afield.  The renowned ...
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Get Up Close and Personal with an Author

Get Up Close and Personal with an Author

One of the compliments over the years that so many of our audience members pay the Denman Island Readers and Writers Festival is that they ...
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Back on Track!

Back on Track!

Since March 2020, the Readers and Writers Festival literary bus has been stalled, stuck in a Covid cul-de-sac, like a masked actor eager to go ...
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(Book) Love in the Time of Covid

(Book) Love in the Time of Covid

The need to read.  The urge to write. Neither of these instincts have been stifled by Covid-19.  But this lengthy pandemic has increased people’s desire ...
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New Books by Former Denman Festival Authors, Part 2

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 ...
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New Books by Former Denman Festival Authors, Part 1

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 ...
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Michael Christie returns to Festival

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 ...
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A Sneak Preview of Festival 2020

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 ...
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