See below for this years packed festival line up
Friday, August 11, 2023
12:30pm Award-winning author-journalist-lecturer-broadcaster-Newfoundlander Gwynne Dyer will talk to us about his latest book on Ukraine and whatever else is on his capacious mind.
3:00pm Noreen Golfman (Memorial University) in conversation with Wayne Johnston, author of The Mystery of Right and Wrong and Jennie’s Boy, and many other acclaimed works.
8:00pm Eleanor Wachtel (CBC’s Writers & Co.) in conversation with author, poet, Michael Crummey about his latest works.
Saturday, August 12, 2023
10:00am Jane Adey (CBCNL producer/host, Land and Sea) in conversation with author, forager, lawyer Jamie Simpson (Eating Wild in Eastern Canada: A Guide to Foraging the Forests).
12:00pm Lisa Moore, author, BMO-Winterset Award finalist (This is How We Love) in conversation with Leo Furey (The Good Thief).
2:30pm Drew Hayden Taylor, writer, playwright, filmmaker in conversation with Katherena Vermette and Scott B. Henderson, both acclaimed writers and graphic novelists and illustrators.
8:00pm Eleanor Wachtel (CBC’s Writers & Co.) hosts the BMO-Winterset Award finalists.
Sunday, August 13, 2023
9:30am Foraging session with Jamie Simpson (Eating Wild in Eastern Canada: A Guide to Foraging the Forests). Limited number of participants.
10:00am Carol Bishop Gwyn (Art and Rivalry) hosts historical fiction writers Eva Stachniak (The School of Mirrors) and Jennifer Robson (Coronation Year: A Novel).
12:00pm Noreen Golfman (Memorial University) in conversation with Drew Hayden Taylor (so many novels, non-fiction, plays, films).
2:00pm Musical Performance: The Kubasonics