Bravo to the driving force behind words: The Literary and Creative Arts Festivalheld October 24 to 25 at Museum London, the London Public Library, Western University and the Covent Garden Market in London, Ontario, Canada. More information about the festival can be found on their official website here.
For those interested in poetry, check out #PoetryLab starting tonight (Sunday, October 26 at 5:30 p.m.) at the Museum London, Theatre. It is the closing event for the festival.
Sunday, October 26 in London, Ontario
Laurie D. Graham’s Rove (Hagios Press) was a 2014 Finalist, Gerald Lampert Memorial Award, for best first book of poetry published by a Canadian in the preceding year. Her poem suite “Settler Education” was shortlisted for the 2014 CBC Poetry Prize. If you missed Laurie at the Book Fair, see her at tonight’s Poetry Lab event.
Below are some snapshots of the Book Fair held yesterday (Saturday, October 25) at Covent Garden Market!
Local Authors’ Book Fair at Covent Garden Market in London.
Sarnia’s historical fiction writer Bob McCarthy shares information about his latest book Case 66: Travesty of Justice – the Elizabeth Workman Story (Quinn Riley Press)
Harmonia Press specializes in work by well-known London poet Andreas Gripp. Also featured are works by Carrie Lee Connel, Dorothy Nielsen and Gregory Wm. Gunn.
Copies of Tarnished Trophies (Black Moss Press) by Debbie Okun Hill were spotted at one of the Book Fair tables.
Watch this blog for more literary news, reviews, and profiles. In the meantime, support your local Ontario arts community. Check out future events here.