The 2017 Fest featured visiting authors Joy Kogawa, Lee Maracle, and Fred Stenson, along with Globe and Mail arts correspondent Marsha Lederman and editor/poet Micheline Maylor. Joining them were our home-grown authors Jane Byers, Leesa Dean, Emily Nilsen, and Eileen Delehanty Pearkes, plus some movers-and-shakers in the cultural community who weighed in on panel discussions. Photos by Will Johnson, Natasha Smith, and Anne DeGrace are initialed.
The 2016 Fest featured presenters Caroline Adderson, Jill Barber, Richard Cannings, Grant Lawrence, J.B. MacKinnon, Briony Penn, and Bill Richardson in addition to local award-winners and guest panelists. Will Johnson Photos except where indicated.