Friday, March 27th
Friday Evening Panel: This evening serves as an introduction to all of our guest writers. The writers will address questions about the craft of writing and the art of storytelling and the conversation will begin the Words on the Water Festival. The opening also features local musical talent, and delicious h'ors d'oeuvres.
Doors open at 6:45pm.
Patrick Friesen & Joan Thomas
John MacLachlan Gray & Ian Weir
Intermission (30 Min)
Naomi K. Lewis & Brian Harvey
Eden Robinson & Lenore Newman
Saturday, March 28th
Saturday Sessions: The Saturday readings are organized into four 90 minute sessions. Two writers are assigned to a session and each will have up to 40 minutes for a reading. Many writers leave time at the end for audience questions.
9:00am - Eden Robinson
11:00am - John MacLachlan Gray
1:15pm - Patrick Friesen
3:00pm - Ian Weir
Saturday Evening Literary Cabaret: A last glance at the authors and a time for stories. Includes h'ors d'oeuvres and local musical talent.
7:30pm - All Authors
We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $153 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country.
Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien. L’an dernier, le Conseil a investi 153 millions de dollars pour mettre de l’art dans la vie des Canadiennes et des Canadiens de tout le pays.