Snapshot of 2010 Winterset in Summer Festival

“2010 Deep Voices”

Lyrical Prelude: Duane and Patrick will discuss their musical styles with Jamie Fizpatrick.

Linden MacIntyre and Des Walsh will discuss the challenges of writing about difficult topics, and why they are attracted to these in the first place, with host Anne Budgell.

Musicians/Writers: Duane Andrews, Jazz Musician. Patrick Boyle, Trumpeter. Linden MacIntyre – renowned broadcast journalist and author of The Bishop’s Man, 2009 Giller Prize Winner

Des Walsh – poet/writer, screenwriter, actor and musician, winner of a Gemini for The Boys of St. Vincent

Host: Jamie Fitzpatrick and Anne Budgell

“2010 Lost Voices”

Artist Gerry Squires will discuss Shawnadithit and the Spirit of the Beothuk

The panelists will discuss their various approaches to representing an important part of Newfoundland and Labrador history, and how each has attempted to capture the spirit of the Beothuk in prose.

Readers/Writers: Gerry Squires – Artist and Sculptor. Annamarie Beckel — author of All Gone Widdun, the story of William Cormack and Shawnadithit. Kevin Major – author of Blood Red Ochre, a novel about the extinction of the Beothuks. Bernice Morgan – author of Cloud of Bone, a novel about Shawnadithit.

Host: Marie Wadden – 2008 Winterset finalist and CBC Radio journalist

“2010 New Voices”

Lyrical Prelude: Duane and Patrick will discuss their musical styles with Jamie Fitzpatrick.

Dr. Golfman will introduce two new writers who will read from their work and participate in a discussion on how to get published, respond to the critics and market their books.

Musicians/Writers: Duane Andrews, Jazz Musician. Patrick Boyle – Trumpeter. Chad Pelley – author of the novel “Away From Everywhere”. Jeff Rose-Martland –author of the novel “Game Misconduct”.

Host: Jamie Fitzpatrick and Dr. Noreen Golfman

“En Plein Air “

Local Artists will set up their easels in Salvage and Gerry Squires will provide an interpretative discussion of the works and styles of the artists. Winterset in Summer attendees are invited to join this complimentary walking tour. No ticket required.

Local Artists: Kevin Blackmore, Randy Blackwood, Tom Hallett, Georgina Hedges, Dianne Lee, Mike Maguire, Brenda Matchim, Michelle Nolan, Peter Pickersgill, Walter Pinsent, Kathy Sweetapple, Helena Thoms, Virginia Trieloff

Host: Gerry Squires

“2010 Festival Reception at Holy Cross Church Hall”

Immediately following Winterset Voices, the Festival Committee is pleased to invite all Winterset in Summer event audiences to attend a reception where they will have an opportunity to meet this year’s writers, artists, musicians and panel hosts.

“2010 Winterset Voices”

This year’s finalists will read from their 2009 works, and Michael Enright will lead the discussion on various topics related to each of the novels.

Readers/Writers: Michael Crummey – author of the novel “Galore.” For “Galore,” Crummey is the winner of the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best Book (Canada & Caribbean) and a finalist for the 2010 Governor General’s Literary Awards; the Atlantic Independent Booksellers’ Choice Award; the Thomas Head Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award; and the Commonwealth Writers Prize best book award. Jessica Grant – author of the novel “Come, Thou Tortoise.” For her debut novel, Grant was a 2010 finalist for the in Canada First Novel Award. Lisa Moore – author of the novel “February.” For “February,” Moore was also a finalist for the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best Book (Canada & Caribbean);

Host: Michael Enright – host of CBC Radio’s “Sunday Edition”

“2010 Iconic Voices”

Our iconic host will lead a one-on-one discussion with Canada’s literary icon. This is a rare opportunity to see and hear two of Canada’s leading thinkers in conversation about practically everything.

Readers/Writers: Margaret Atwood – author of, most recently, The Year of the Flood.

Host: Michael Enright – host of CBC Radio’s “Sunday Edition”

“2010 Natural Voices”

Graeme Gibson and Carol Off will discuss his book and Graeme will present a lively slideshow of his material.

Readers/Writers: Graeme Gibson, author of “The Bedside Book of the Beasts: A Wildlife Miscellany”

Host: Carol Off – author and host of CBC Radio’s “As it Happens”

“2010 Book Launch at Vicky’s Cafe. No Ticket Required”

Kevin Major will launch his new book “New Under the Sun”

Host:Kevin Major

“2010 Sunday Supper”

Our very popular Sunday Supper will close this year’s Festival. Tickets will be available for sale only at the Festival and can be purchased at the Book Sales Desk in the Annex.

2010 Sponsors 

2010 Festival Friends

  • Jane Baird & Richard Sharpe
  • Betty Badcock
  • Jean & Pete Blackie
  • Easton Hillier Lawrence Preston
  • Emma Butler Gallery Limited
  • Ruth Canning, Remax Realty
  • Roger & Barbara Carpenter
  • Rosann Cashin Nichol
  • Sheila Curran
  • Barbara Doran
  • Paul Gardiner
  • Noreen Golfman & Stephen Bornstein
  • John & Jennifer Guy
  • Richard Gwyn & Carol Bishop-Gwyn
  • Robert & Marjorie Hiscock
  • Kathy Hodder
  • Allan & Kathleen Huckabone
  • Lisa Rae & Peter Pickersgill
  • Janet O’Dea
  • John O’Dea
  • Margaret Baird O’Dea
  • Viki O’Dea & Gerry Critch
  • Allen McAfee
  • John McNicholas
  • Tolson & Patricia Parsons
  • Dave & Kimberly Paddon
  • Adele Poynter
  • Wallace & Shirley Rendell
  • Edward & Eve Roberts
  • Brian Shell & Barbara Ostroff
  • Sydney Ryan
  • Mary Deanne Shears
  • Susan Sherk
  • Barbara & Gerry Shortall
  • Dell Texmo
  • Patrick & Joanne Thompson
  • Westwood Creative Artists
  • Albert & Joyce White
  • anonymous donor

2010 Government of Canada

  • Department of Canadian Heritage
  • Canada Council for the Arts
  • Terra Nova National Park

2010 Government of Newfoundland & Labrador

  • Newfoundland & Labrador Arts Council

2010 Principal Sponsors

  • Elinor Gill Ratcliffe C.M., O.N.L.
  • Fry Family Foundation
  • Husky Energy
  • Random House of Canada Limited

2010 Advertisers

  • Anne McDermid and Associates
  • Aunt May’s B’n’B
  • Breakwater Books
  • Clarenville Inn and Bacalao Restaurant
  • Coffee Matters
  • Cormorant Books
  • Films on the Go
  • Flanker Press
  • Hon. Scott Simms, MP
  • House of Diamonds (Fry Family Foundation)
  • Husky Energy
  • Inn at Happy Adventure and Chucky’s Restaurant
  • Newfoundland Quarterly
  • NL Libraries
  • Random House of Canada Limited
  • Rattling Books
  • Town of Eastport
  • Town of Glovertown
  • Transcontinental
  • Vicky’s Cafe

2010 Festival Volunteers

  • Anglican Church Women
  • Tom Hallett
  • Jennifer Mercer
  • Tolson Parsons
  • Freeman Rumbolt

2010 Publishers & Agents

  • Please check later.

2010 Festival Donors

  • Clarenville Inn/Bacalao Dining
  • Eastport Consumers Cooperative
  • Eastport Phamachoice
  • Eastport Red and White Store
  • Peter Pickersgill
  • Scotsburn Dairy Group

Outreach 2010

The Story of the Eastport Peninsula, June 18, 2010

Winterset in Summer will be sponsoring a community event at the Beaches Heritage Centre on June 18th at 7:30 p.m. Admission is FREE.

Host Jennifer Guy will lead a discussion with geographer/historian Dr. Gordon Handcock and archaeologist Laurie Mclean on settlement on the Eastport Peninsula. Dr. Gordon Handcock will discuss early European settlement on the Peninsula while Laurie McLean will discuss aboriginal habitation.

Local musicians will provide Newfoundland music representative of our history. Refreshments will be served after the program in the Annex.

The Story of the Eastport Peninsula

Kids’ Art in the Park, August 9 – 12, 2010

Winterset in Summer and Terra Nova National Park will be sponsoring a 4 day children’s program at the Park where children will learn to tell a story through art. Artist Virginia Trieloff will be the Artist-in-Residence.

Gary Collins and Maggie Rose Parsons, authors of “What Colour is the Ocean”, will participate in one session and will “sing” their book on the morning of August 12th.

Participation is FREE.

More details to follow.

About Virginia

Eastport Kids’ Day Camp August 12, 2010, SUF Hall

Winterset in Summer will be sponsoring a session on August 12th from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m which will feature children’s writers Gary Collins and Maggie Rose Parsons with their book “What Colour is the Ocean?”. Artist Virginia Trieloff, who wll be Artist-in-Residence at Terra Nova National Park from August 9th to 12th, will also participate and work with the children on the use of visual expression. Please note that the Eastport Kids’ DayCamp runs daily from 10 am to 3 pm Monday to Friday until August 20th.

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