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Book Group

Sep 21, 2021 | Alex MacEachern

The September meeting is a time to catch up with each other and to share the books read over the summer. Each person can present a brief description of the book and why we think it might be a great book for discussion this year. Afterwards we will finalize our picks for the year and…

Virtual Event with Linda Rui Feng and Host Ann Yu-Kyung Choi.

Jun 25, 2021 | Alex MacEachern

EMWF’s June Book Club pick, Swimming Back to Trout River, is a startling debut novel we’re sure will become one of your favourite new books. Grab a copy from your local library or independent bookstore and enjoy conversation with fellow readers in the lead up to our main event: a live discussion between Linda Rui…

Virtual Event with Basil and Kevin Sylvester

Jun 15, 2021 | Alex MacEachern

School groups, online learners, and families are invited to join us for a special literary event during Pride Month. The Fabulous Zed Watson is the literary scavenger hunt of a lifetime, starring an endlessly endearing nonbinary tween. Co-authored by child-parent duo Basil Sylvester and Kevin Sylvester, this is a vibrant and enormous-hearted story about friendship,…

Happy to Be Back!

Jun 3, 2021 | Alex MacEachern

You are invited to come in and browse to see the wide range of unique and beautiful art and gifts on display. Also enter your name in a draw for the popular Gallery gift basket, which will be drawn on Jul 4. Many Gallery artists will be in attendance on the weekend demonstrating their unique…

EMWF Kids: The Rock from the Sky – An Event for Schools!

May 4, 2021 | Alex MacEachern

Jon Klassen joins the Eden Mills Writers’ Festival for a special event for school groups, online learners and families during Canadian Children’s Book Week. Here comes The Rock from the Sky, a hilarious meditation on the workings of friendship, fate, shared futuristic visions, and that funny feeling you get that there’s something off somewhere, but…

EMWF Book Club: Return of the Trickster

Apr 16, 2021 | Alex MacEachern

Sign up for the Eden Mills Writers’ Festival April Book Club and enjoy conversation with fellow readers in the lead up to our main event: a live discussion between best-selling author Eden Robinson and CBC’s Rosanna Deerchild. Registered book club members can submit their questions for Eden ahead of time for a chance to ask…

EMWF Book Launch: How to Fail as a Popstar

Mar 3, 2021 | Alex MacEachern

Join us for the launch of the first play by multimedia artist Vivek Shraya about fame and personal transformation. Free, virtual event.

The Year in Books

Nov 21, 2010 | Bethany Lee | Back Issues

Our annual review of new books by local authors and illustrators By Tracey Fockler With more than two dozen titles by local authors on the bookshelf this holiday season, it’s a banner year for shopping – and reading – local. That’s especially true if you have young readers in the household. Authors and illustrators have…

Stars of Dufferin County

Stars of Dufferin

Sep 13, 2010 | Signe Ball | Arts

Mary Lazier’s new, illustrated book tells the history of Dufferin County like you’ve never heard – or seen – it before.

The Year in Books: 2009

Nov 15, 2009 | Tracey Fockler | Back Issues

Our annual year-end review of new books. A special thanks to BookLore for its support — and a very happy birthday for its 20th anniversary in 2010.

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