Ontario Writers Conference FESTIVAL OF AUTHORS! April 6th 2018

It’s that time of the year again! Another Festival of Authors is upon us! Come to Pickering, Ontario on the evening of Friday April 6th for the Ontario Writers’ Conference FESTIVAL OF AUTHORS at CREATIVE MATH & MUSIC (1064 Salk Rd., Units 5-7 Pickering, ON, L1W 4B5)! Just a hop, skip, and a jump east of Toronto and well worth the trip.

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From the 2017 OWC Festival of Authors – emcee TED BARRIS. Ted will be returning to emcee the 2018 Festival.

The OWC website promises…

  • entertaining interviews and inspiring author readings (see below)
  • opportunities to mingle with Canadian Authors, fellow writers and avid readers
  • voting for the winners of our Story Starters Contest
  • exciting prizes!

7:00pm – 10:00pm FRIDAY APRIL 6th!

From the 2017 Festival, Ted Barris interviews Ann J K Choi, author of the incredible Kay’s Lucky Coin Variety.
Enjoying some Wayson time at the 2017 Festival. Wayson will be returning for the 2018 Festival. Make sure to say hello to the OWC’s longstanding patron when you’re there!

Host and interviewer extraordinaire TED BARRIS will be on hand to interview the following CAN LIT authors:





You can go directly to the ONTARIO WRITERS’ CONFERENCE FESTIVAL OF AUTHORS WEBSITE to read AUTHOR BIOS and learn all the details! ALSO, tickets are $20 each and are available for purchase at the website or at the door on the evening of the event.

Me, with Wayson Choy and Ann Y K Choi, at the 2017 Festival of Authors.
Wayson Choy and Ann Y K Choi – Ann meets a hero. It was such a lovely moment seeing this introduction. Festival of Authors 2017.

Don’t miss out on the 2018 event! It promises to be incredible. Come to Pickering on the 6th of April for your yearly dose of CAN LIT done right!


By Kevin Craig

Author, Poet, Playwright. Author of The Camino Club, Billions of Beautiful Hearts, and Book of Dreams, all from Duet Books, the LGBTQ Young Adult imprint of Chicago Review Press. Other books: Pride Must Be A Place, Half Dead & Fully Broken, Burn Baby Burn Baby, The Reasons, Sebastian's Poet, and Summer on Fire.

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