Kitchener, Ontario

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Downtown Kitchener | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Festival

Celebrate books! Promote literary! Join in fun for the whole family, from author readings, to discussions, workshops and activities with some of Canada's favourite authors and books. There’s plenty to see and do at Canada’s largest FREE book and magazine festival!

Something for Everyone!

Canadian Reading Rocks!

Come listen to some beloved Canadian children's books read by local guest readers, presented by the Department of Canadian Heritage! Located on the Market Piazza, it will also feature music from popular children's entertainer Erick Traplin, performances from IMPACT theatre, and a full line-up of activities focused on kids and reading!

Writing Suspense

Critically acclaimed author Andrew Pyper, winner of the International Thriller Writers award for Best Hardcover Novel (The Demonologist) reveals his secrets to writing a page-turning thriller.

The Business of Writing: Stories and Strategies for Personal Success

Presented in partnership with the Waterloo Region Small Business Centre, this educational panel will discuss writing with those working in its many different fields and formats. From strategies to lessons learned, it aims to highlight the many shapes of success and how to find fulfillment as a writer.

Literacy Community

The Kitchener Public Library is your connection to literacy organizations in the community.

Visit their booth at the Kitchener Market, one of their locations around town, or www.kpl.org for more info!

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