• Dunedin
  • Ontario
  • Canada

A LUSH, NATURAL HAVEN just 7km west of Creemore will welcome Anne Michaels as its keynote author, as well as renowned novelists Joseph Kertes, Michael Helm and others to its first literary festival on Saturday, Sept. 17.

The First Dunedin Literary Festival will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. in Dunedin, a tiny, green hamlet by the scenic Noisy River. Readings and performances to take place outdoors in Dunedin Park as well as in the historic Dunedin Hall.

International-award–winning poet and novelist Anne Michaels will head the festival with two special appearances in the Dunedin Hall.

The afternoon free performance beginning at 12:30pm will feature a reading and musical performance of Michaels’ children’s book, The Adventures of Miss Petitfour. She will be joined on stage by some of the country’s most accomplished musicians: David Sereda, David Gray and Colleen Allen.

Michaels will then close the festival with an evening Q & A starting at 5pm which will include a reading and discussion to mark the 20th anniversary of her acclaimed novel, Fugitive Pieces. After the 30 minute interview, she will be joined by singer and pianist David Sereda for an intimate evening of music, words, poetry and theatre.

Be advised that seating is limited. Click here for more details including ticket information.