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October 2019

BFW19 Panel #3: Poetry: Melanie Janisse Barlow, Gwen Benaway and Jim Johnstone

October 19, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
School of Creative Arts (SoCA) The Armouries

Local poet Melanie Janisse Barlow is joined by Gwen Benaway and Jim Johnstone in sharing their poetry and…


BFW19 Workshop: Bookish Fun for Kids with Vanessa Shields

October 19, 2019 @ 2:30 pm
School of Creative Arts (SoCA) The Armouries

KIDS’ WRITING WORKSHOPS · BOOKISH FUN FOR KIDS! Ages 8 – 12 Workshop length – 1.5 hours Led…


BFW19 Panel #4: Fiction: Blair Hurley and Nadja Lubiw-Hazard

October 19, 2019 @ 2:30 pm
School of Creative Arts (SoCA) The Armouries

Join moderator Teajai Travis as he explores the books and writing process with fiction authors Blair Hurley and…


BFW19 Spotlight: Non-Fiction: Mark Bourrie

October 19, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
School of Creative Arts (SoCA) The Armouries

A conversation with author Mark Bourrie about his non-fiction book, The Bush Runner: The Adventures of Pierre Esprit…


BFW19 Panel #5: Storytelling: Hassan Ghedi Santur and Sandra Muse Isaacs

October 19, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
School of Creative Arts (SoCA) The Armouries

Be inspired by the story-telling of Hassan Ghedi Santur and Sandra Muse. An enlightening insight into writing and…


BFW19 Spotlight: Non-Fiction: Lindsay Wong

October 19, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
School of Creative Arts (SoCA) The Armouries

Lindsay Wong is a must-watch Canadian author who has written a memoir entitled, The Woo Woo: How I…


BFW19 Panel #6: Books and Brunch: Celebrating 50 years of Black Moss Press

October 20, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
St. Clair Centre for the Arts

Join in a celebration of the 50th anniversary of local publishing house Black Moss Press and publisher, poet…


BFW19 Panel #7: Francophone theme – Rencontre les livres: Marc Keelan-Bishop and Paul-François Sylvestre

October 20, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
St. Clair Centre for the Arts

Dillon Orr will be the moderator for this event. Biography: Originally from the Detroit River Region, Dillon Orr…


BFW19 Workshop: Francophone program for Students Marc Keelan-Bishop and Bryan Perro

October 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am
School of Creative Arts (SoCA) The Armouries

Paul-François Sylvestre will explain to students and to adults how the Windsor-Essex region has inspired him to write…


BFW19 Workshop: Francophone program for Students

October 21, 2019 @ 11:40 am
School of Creative Arts (SoCA) The Armouries