Kawartha Lakes Writers Festival

The first Kawartha Lakes Writers Festival took place on Saturday, October 22, 2022 at the Lindsay branch of the Kawartha Lakes Public Library. The event was a collaboration with the Kawartha Lakes Arts Council and KLPL.



September 23, 2022

Kawartha Lakes:  Kawartha Lakes Arts Council and the Kawartha Lakes Public Library are pleased to announce the first Kawartha Lakes Writers Festival for readers, writers and book lovers.

The Writers Festival will primarily take place at the Lindsay branch on Saturday, October 22 from 10 AM to 5 PM.

Readers and book lovers are invited to join writers for book sales and readings. Participating writers include Lucy E.M. Black, Emma Couette, Hollay Ghadery, William McGinn, Lori Rowsell, Gwen Tuinman, Cathy Walker and Sara C. Walker. Writers will be reading from their works in the Art Gallery throughout the afternoon. 

Workshops will take place in the meeting room of the library with presentations from Hollay Ghadury, Sharon Overend, and Gwen Tuinman.

Join writer and historian Ian McKechnie for a Walk & Talk as he discusses his recent work researching the McQuarrie family history while on a walk to McQuarrie Point. The Walk & Talk will depart from the library’s parking lot at 12:00 noon.

In Fenelon Falls, The Book Lady presents author J. Stephen Thompson reading from his works at the Fenelon Falls Brewing Company.