BookFest Windsor 2011 Schedule
Program, artists, and schedule subject to change! Except where noted, all events take place at the Art Gallery of Windsor. This is a preliminary schedule: be sure to check back here for updates. (Note: Where this schedule differs from the printed brochure, this website should be considered more up to date.)
Thursday, November 3, 20117:30 pm: Girls' Night Out, with Karen Mulhallen, Rosemary Sullivan, Mary Ann Mulhern, and Terry Ann Carter. Moderator: Marty Gervais.
7:30pm: All Together Again. Howard Pawley reads from his new autobiography.
Friday, November 4, 20114:30 pm: Never Give Up. Ray Robertson reads from Why Not? Fifteen Reasons to Live. Moderator: Julia Beard DeBono.
4:30 pm: Kill Shakespeare. Anthony del Col and Conor McCreery present their graphic novel.
6:00 - 7:00 pm: Buffet Dinner.
8:00 - 10:00 pm: IFOA Authors. Clark Blaise, Will Ferguson, Brian Francis, and Sarita Mandanna . Moderator: Karl Jirgens. Cash Bar.
10:00 pm: Live Words. Klyde Broox performance poet, and Laurie Smith. Moderator: Braydon Beaulieu.
Saturday, November 5, 20119:30 am: Coffee, Tea…and…Literary. Writing workshop with Marty Gervais. Coffee and muffins.
10:30 am: Looking Beyond the Veil. Ava Homa, presenting her new book. Music and visual art. Moderator: Sara Elliott.
11:30 am: Author, Author…. Stories about Storytellers with Douglas Gibson. Moderator: Martin Deck
11:30 am: It Doesn't Have To Rhyme. Robert Earl Stewart, Antony Di Nardo, Tammy Armstrong, Salvatore Ala, Jenny Sampirisi, Bill Harris, Klyde Broox. Moderator: Stephen Pender. Poetry, coffee, and nibbles.
2:00 pm: Getting the Word Out. Aspects of the Book - Publishing. Jack David, Jack Illingworth, Douglas Gibson, and Alana Wilcox.
Moderator: Dan Wells.
2:00 pm: lu et approuvé. David Homel, Melchior Mbonimpa, and Philippe Porée-Kurrer. Moderator: Judith Sinanga.
Explorations Gallery (3rd Floor, south side)
2:00 pm: A People's History. Karen Flynn, Natasha Henry, Adrienne Shadd, Virginia Schwartz. Moderator: Kenn Stanton.
4:00 pm: The Experience. Prose and Poetry. Rosemary Nixon, Antanas Sileika. Gail Scott, Alan Davies, & Karl Jirgens (who will also moderate).
7:00 pm: Champoems. Poetry Contest Winners from regional schools. Moderator: Irene Moore Davis.
7:30 pm: Young at Heart. Martha Brooks, Evan Munday, Drew Hayden Taylor. Moderator: Susan Pedler.
9:00 pm: Knights of the Read Table. Alistair MacLeod, Michael Crummey, Ray Robertson, Peter Behrens. Moderator: Percy Hatfield.
All day: Working Books: Writers' and Artists' notebooks. Including: Michael Marcon, Nadia Ionta, Bill Harris, Carole Harris, Karen Klein, Arnold Klein, Louis Cabris, Hal Neidzviedki, and Sarah Beveridge. Susan Gold Smith.
PRESENTATIONS FOR CHILDREN AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES - THE PUBLIC IS WELCOME
Local children's author, Shelley Awad, will be reading from her series, The Greenhouse Kids. For more information, please contact (519) 255-6770 ext. 3310.
Thursday, November 3
Time: 1:15 - 2:15 PM
Friday, November 4
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 PM