1,000 Islands Writers Festival fills Gananoque with all kinds of readers and writers

(Gananoque, ON)  Once upon a time there was a little town in southeastern Ontario called Gananoque.  One beautiful day, a tiny seed of an idea was planted in the minds of some literary minded folks.  Before too long, that seed sprouted, took root and grew into the 1,000 Islands Writers Festival.

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“Established in 2015 as the Gananoque Literary Festival and renamed in 2017 as it evolved to encompass the wider 1000 Island region, the event is a celebration of books, the literary arts and the creative process that aims to foster the discovery and enjoyment of reading and writing by bringing leading Canadian authors and their audiences together in relaxed and intimate conversational settings,” said Pam Hudson, Artistic Director of the festival.   Continue reading


Evening of Poetry Coming to “From Here to Infinity”

Bruce Kauffman, featured poet

Bruce Kauffman, featured poet

by Lorraine Payette, written August 18, 2013

(BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO) There’s a real treat in store for all of Brockville as “From Here to Infinity” Gallery presents its first monthly Poetry Evening. Billed as “In To ‘Texts’”, it features poetry and prose “from all media”, and will offer readings by Michael Casteels, Deborah Dunleavy, Paul Chaput and Nel Coloma-Moya. The featured artist for the evening is Bruce Kauffman. – to read more>