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Barbara Bell looks back on her time with Kingston WritersFest

Kingston WritersFest is an annual highlight for the vibrant literary culture here in Kingston. Since 2009, their vision is to be the organization in our community that celebrates the power of the written word by connecting writers and readers in conversations that inspire, engage, and expand our worldview. Barbara Bell,

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Kingston WritersFest announces new Artistic Director

The Board of Directors of Kingston WritersFest announced yesterday, Monday, Nov. 2, 2020, that Barbara Bell would complete her service to the Kingston community as Artistic Director of the Festival on December 31, 2020. The twelfth annual festival was presented completely online this year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, yet

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One Page offers free events for readers and writers across Canada

During the COVID-19 pandemic, libraries and literary festivals, like countless businesses and organizations across Canada, have created innovative strategies to connect with their patrons. Here in Kingston, Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) has moved their programming onto YouTube and Zoom, and Kingston WritersFest offered their entire annual festival virtually as

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Kingston WritersFest releases virtual line-up

The virtual line up for the 12th annual WritersFest has been announced. Twenty three events will be held on the Kingston WritersFest Facebook page from Wednesday, Sept. 23 to Monday, Sept. 27, 2020. WritersFest announced in May that the 2020 festival would take place virtually. Artistic Director Barbara Bell announced

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Kingston WritersFest to go virtual for 2020

Kingston WritersFest will not be taking place physically this September due to the COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, according to an announcement made by the festival on Tuesday, May 5, 2020. The festival was scheduled for September 23-27 2020 and a select series of master classes and presentations will be happening remotely

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