Writers Festival celebrates 25th edition with a spring love affair with words

11:21 am in Festival News, News Release


(Ottawa, April 3, 2012)–From April 26 to April 30, 2012 the National Capital will be home to over forty of the world\’s most respected writers and thinkers in a celebration of fiction, poetry, memoir, music, slam poetry, spoken word, great food and erotica.

“I am especially excited about our musical language component this Spring,” says Artistic Director Sean Wilson. “We\’ve got the world-premiere of Mike Dubue\’s \’Memories of Fact and Fiction\’ and he\’s collaborating with Ian Keteku, Socalled, Octavie Dostaler and Lynn Miles. You can\’t beat that! And the icing on the cake is Alan Neal\’s \’All in A Day Songwriting Circle\’ for our closing night special. Alan is keeping a lid on the line-up until April 12 but we\’re in for another blockbuster.”

The complete Spring Edition is now online at writersfestival.org. Read the rest of this entry →