Save the Dates: September 29 & 30, 2017

Lunenburg Lit Festival

Get Lit in Lunenburg with South Shore Public Libraries

Terry Fallis

A two-time winner of the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour, Terry Fallis is the award-winning author of six national bestsellers, including his most recent, One Brother Shy, all published by McClelland & Stewart (M&S).

Terry is a sought-after speaker, sits on a number of boards, and lives in Toronto with his wife and two sons.

Nino Ricci

Nino Ricci’s first novel was the internationally acclaimed Lives of the Saints, which was published in seventeen countries and also the first volume of a trilogy that continued with In a Glass House, and Where She Has Gone. The Lives of the Saints trilogy was adapted for a television miniseries.

Nino Ricci was born in Leamington, Ontario, and completed university studies in Toronto, Montreal, and Florence, Italy. Ricci’s most recent novel is Sleep, published in the fall of 2015.

Jill Martin Boutiellier

Jill Martin Bouteillier is the author of Return to Sable and was a consultant-historian for the National Film Board and White Gate Films. She worked on educational committees in BC and NS both developing and marking provincial exams. For many years she was an educator on Nova Scotia’s South Shore. She currently lives in Lunenburg with husband, Carl.

Patrick Woodcock

Patrick Woodcock is the author of nine books of poetry, and his work has been translated and published in fourteen languages. He has lived and worked in Iceland, Poland, Russia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, and Azerbaijan. Patrick will be moving to Arusha, Tanzania in January 2018 to complete his new manuscript Farhang.

Pauline Dakin

Pauline Dakin is an assistant professor at the University of King’s College School of Journalism in Halifax. Pauline has worked in radio, television, and print, she was also a senior producer for CBC NS and host of CBC Radio’s Atlantic Voice. Her work has been recognized with many regional, national and international awards. Her latest book is ``Run. Hide. Repeat. : A Memoir of a Fugitive Childhood``

Stephen Kimber

Stephen Kimber is a Professor of Journalism at the University of King’s College in Halifax, is an award-winning writer, editor and broadcaster. His writing has appeared in almost all major Canadian publications. He is the author of one novel — Reparations — and nine non-fiction books. Since 1983, he has taught journalism fulltime at the University of King’s College.

Vernon Oickle

Vernon Oickle is an international award winning journalist, editor and writer with 33 years experience working in newspapers. He is the author of more than 20 books, including Red Sky at Night and bestselling series, One Crow. Vernon and his wife Nancy have two sons, Kellen and Colby. He continues to reside in Liverpool where he was born and raised.

Stay Tuned...

More authors may be announced soon!

2017 Programme

Friday, Sept. 29

 

7PM – Opening Event

Lunenburg School of the Arts

(Host – Troy Myers)

Terry Fallis, Patrick Woodcock

 


 

Keep an eye out for more speakers and announcements!

Saturday, Sept. 30

 

10AM – Kids Event

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

11AM – Walking Tour

Lunenburg Town Walking Tours

 

2PM – Non Fiction Authors

Town of Lunenburg Council Chambers, Lunenburg Courthouse
Stephen Kimber, Jill Martin Boutiellier

 

7PM – Evening Evening

Lunenburg School of the Arts

(Host Stephen Kimber)

Nino Ricci, Vernon Oickle, Pauline Dakin

Join us for a magical weekend!

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2017 Tickets

Tickets can be purchased at any South Shore Public Libraries branch as well as Lexicon Books in Lunenburg.

Tickets can only be purchased by cash or cheque.

Full ticket pricing is available just to the right. Our weekend festival pass offers significant savings compared to purchasing individual event tickets! Once again, if you have any questions regarding pricing or purchasing tickets, please use our concierge service!

Ticket Prices

Full Weekend Pass

$50

Friday Evening

$20

Kids Event

$0

Lunenburg Walking Tour

$20

Saturday Afternoon

$20

Saturday Evening

$20

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