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Frye 2017
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As teachers in New Brunswick, Odette Barr, Colleen Landry and Beth Weatherbee collaborated to write Follow the Goose Butt, Camelia Airheart, each bringing her own perspective and talent to the book. Author/illustrator Odette Barr has illustrated forest and beach guides to Fundy National Park. Colleen Landry's articles have appeared in Canadian Living, The Globe and Mail and The Irish Times. Music teacher Beth Weatherbee composed and performed the Branta Bog Ballad in the story. She is also the author of Bedda-Bye Maritime Rhyme.

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Imagination at Work

Moncton Public Library
Sunday, April 23. 10:30 a.m.

 

Story Time (E)

Riverview Public Library
Wednesday, April 26. 10:30 a.m.


Yves Beauchemin was born in Rouyn-Noranda in 1941 now lives in Longueuil. After completing classical studies a bachelor of French and Art History at Université de Montréal. He has published many novels, including The Alley Cat and Juliette, for which he was a finalist for the prestigious Prix Goncourt. He has also published The Second Fiddle and the Charles the Bold Series, with McLelland and Stewart. In his most recent novel, Les Empocheurs, published with Québec-Amérique, he uses his well-known verve and humour to poke fun at greed for money and thirst for power in today’s upper class.
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Soirée Frye

Capitol Theatre
Frye-Day, April 28. 7:30 p.m.

 

Les empocheurs (F)

Moncton Public Library
Saturday, April 29. 1 p.m.

Stéphanie Boulay is often known as ‘‘the blond half’’ of the sisterly duo Les soeurs Boulay. But she is indeed her own person. Some would say she’s a singer who writes; in fact, she is a writer who sings. It’s just that the chronology of events mixed things up a bit. À l’abri des hommes et des choses is her first novel.
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By the Book: The Many Forms of Writing (ST)

Moncton City Hall
Frye-Day, April 28. 12 p.m.


Frye Jam

Aberdeen Cultural Centre
Saturday, April 29. 8 p.m.


Cadieux was born and raised in Moncton, where she still resides. Her many personal and professional projects have allowed her to discover the diversity and the vitality of Francophonie culture in Canada and internationally. She became artistic and executive director at Éditions Bouton d’or Acadie in August 2012. Histoire de galet is her fourth publication and second children’s book.
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Écrire des livres pour enfants (F)

Moncton Public Library
Sunday, April 23. 3 p.m.

 

Des ricochets sur l'océan pour jeunes de 9 à 12 ans (F)

Aberdeen Cultural Centre
Monday, April 24. 4 p.m.

 

Histoire de galet... et de deux créateurs (F)

Aberdeen Cultural Centre
Monday, April 24. 5 p.m.


Katia Canciani is the author more than forty books for children and for adults. Her writing conveys her sensitivity, humanist values and humour. Among her many works, she has penned L’envolée d’Antoine and Pique la lune with Éditions de L’Isatis, and the Miramelle fée des dents series, with Bayard. A traveller at heart, Canciani is also a professional pilot. She loves to foster a passion for words, self-esteem and perseverance in children.
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Heure du conte (F)

Dieppe Public Library
Wednesday, April 26. 6:15 p.m.


Devon Code is a fiction writer. He is the author of Involuntary Bliss, a novel, and In A Mist, a collection of stories. In 2010, he was the recipient of the Writers' Trust Journey Prize. His most recent short fiction is available online from Found Press. Originally from Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, he lives in Peterborough, Ontario.
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Deceivers, Deluders and Inveterate Liars (ST)

Moncton City Hall
Thursday, April 27. 12 p.m.

 

Beer and books

Grotto Bar & Grill
Frye-Day, April 28. 5 p.m.


Jean-Paul Daoust has published more than forty poetry books and two novels. He won the Governor General’s Literary Award in 1990 for Blue Ashes: Selected Poems and of the Grand Prix Québecor at the Festival international de la poésie in 2009 for Le vitrail brisé. He has also published Black Diva: Selected Poems with Guernica Editions, and The Sandbar with Quattro Books. His most recent publications are Sexe Glamour, Belgium, Le Taillis Pré, Trois-Rivières, Écrit des Forges; and Blue Ashes (6th ed.), Écrit des Forges; and, in 2016, Odes radiophoniques IV, Poètes de brousse; and, Le chant du Concorde, La Grenouillère. Since 2011, he is the poet laureate for the Radio-Canada radio show Plus on est de fous, Plus ou lit !
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Frye Jam

Aberdeen Cultural Centre
Saturday, April 29. 8 p.m.


French illustrator François Dimberton started his career as an illustrator in the 1970s. He has worked on many newspaper comics, including Tintin and Spirou, and as scriptwriter for Disney. He has published children’s books, including Les aventures de Coin-Coin, as well as comics for adults, including biographies of Serge Gainsbourg and Louis de Funès. Most recently, he illustrated Marie Cadieux’s YA novel, Histoire de galet, published by Bouton d’or Acadie.
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Imagination at Work

Moncton Public Library
Sunday, April 23. 10:30 a.m.

 

Des ricochets sur l'océan pour jeunes de 9 à 12 ans (F)

Aberdeen Cultural Centre
Monday, April 24. 4 p.m.

 

Histoire de galet... et de deux créateurs (F)

Aberdeen Cultural Centre
Monday, April 24. 5 p.m.

 

Bambins à la bibli (F)

Moncton Public Library
Tuesday, April 25. 10 a.m.

 

Tout p'tits à la bibli (F)

Moncton Public Library
Tuesday, April 25. 11 a.m.


Marianne Dubuc is the author and illustrator of the critically acclaimed The Lion and the Bird, published by Enchanted Lion, which won the 2014 Governor General’s Literary Award for Illustration. Her books are translated in 25 languages, and have won many awards, such as the TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award for The Bus Ride and the Winner of Best Books for Kids and Teens by the Canadian Children’s Book Centre for The Animal’s Ark. She was born and lives in Montreal with her husband and their two children, and hopes to continue writing stories for a very long time.
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KidsFest

Moncton Public Library, Blue Cross Centre
Saturday, April 22. 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

 

Heure du conte (f)

Moncton Public Library
Sunday, April 23. 1 p.m.

Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick is a writer and illustrator. Her books include The Sleeping Giant, Izzy and Skunk, You, Me and the Big Blue Sea, and There. Owl Bat Bat Owl is her first wordless picture book. Her work has won many awards including four Children’s Book Ireland Best Book of the Year awards. She lives in Ireland with her writer/illustrator husband, Michael Emberley.
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KidsFest

Moncton Public Library, Blue Cross Centre
Saturday, April 22. 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

 

Story Time

Moncton Public Library
Sunday, April 23. 1:30 p.m.


Diana Gabaldon is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the wildly popular Outlander novels—Outlander, Dragonfly in Amber, Voyager, Drums of Autumn, The Fiery Cross, A Breath of Snow and Ashes (for which she won a Quill Award and the Corine International Book Prize), An Echo in the Bone, and Written in My Own Heart’s Blood—as well as the related Lord John Grey books Lord John and the Private Matter, Lord John and the Brotherhood of the Blade, Lord John and the Hand of Devils, and The Scottish Prisoner; two works of nonfiction, The Outlandish Companion, Volumes 1 and 2; the Outlander graphic novel The Exile; and The Official Outlander Coloring Book. She lives in Scottsdale, Arizona, with her husband.
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Soirée Frye

Capitol Theatre
Frye-Day, April 28. 7:30 p.m.

 

Maillet-Frye Conference: Imagination and the Writing Life (ST)

Capitol Theatre
Saturday, April 29. 2 p.m.

 

In Conversation With...

Delta Beauséjour
Sunday, April 30. 1 p.m.


Ulrikka S. Gernes is the author of 11 collections of poetry published in Denmark. Two books have been published in Canada by Brick Books: A Sudden Sky (selected poems, 2001) and Frayed Opus for Strings & Wind Instruments (2015) translated from Danish by Per Brask and Patrick Friesen. Frayed Opus for Strings & Wind Instruments was shortlisted for the Griffin Poetry Prize 2016. Ulrikka S. Gernes is managing the estate and artistic legacy of her father Poul Gernes (1925-1996) and lives in Copenhagen, Denmark.
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By the Book: The Many Forms of Writing (ST)

Moncton City Hall
Frye-Day, April 28. 12 p.m.

 

Frye Jam

Aberdeen Cultural Centre
Saturday, April 29. 8 p.m.


Wayne Grady is the Governor General’s Literary Award-winning translator of fourteen works of fiction from the French, including Antonine Maillet’s On the Eighth Day and La Sagouine. He is the author of many works of science, nature and travel, including Bringing Back the Dodo, The Great Lakes (winner of a National Outdoor Book Award), Tree: A Life Story, co-written with David Suzuki, and Breakfast at the Exit Café: Travels Through America, co-written with his wife Merilyn Simonds.
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Reprenons l'histoire depuis le début : une discussion sur la traduction littéraire (F)

Aberdeen Cultural Centre
Thursday, April 27. 7 p.m.

 

By the Book: The Many Forms of Writing (ST)

Moncton City Hall
Frye-Day, April 28. 12 p.m.


Charlotte Gray is the author of ten non-fiction bestsellers, including her newest book: The Promise of Canada: 150 Years – People and Ideas That Have Shaped Our Country. She has won many awards, such as the Pierre Berton Award and the Toronto Book Award. Three of her books have been adapted for the screen, including her award-winning Gold Diggers which was made into a mini-series by US Discovery Television. She is a member of the Order of Canada and an adjunct research professor at Carleton University. She lives in Ottawa.
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AX presents an evening with...

Sussex Public Library
Monday April 24. 7 p.m.

 

The Promise of Canada

Moncton Public Library
Tuesday, April 25. 7 p.m.


Wesley King is an award-winning Canadian author and speaker. His novels have been optioned for film and television and are now being translated into different languages for release around the world. His most recent books are OCDaniel and The Incredible Space Raiders, both published by Simon & Schuster, and Laura Monster Crusher, published by Puffin Canada. He currently lives in an eclectic old century home on the ocean in Nova Scotia with his wife Juliana and cat Simba.

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Building Resonating Characters

Moncton Public Library
Saturday, April 22. 1:30 p.m.


Born in 1930 in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, Viola Léger has played the role of La Sagouine since 1971. She has established the Fondation Viola Léger in 1999 to promote and develop Acadian theatre and published in 2017 her first book, La petite histoire de la Sagouine with Éditions Perce-Neige. Léger has bowed our of public life since February and will not be present at the Festival. 
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La petite histoire de la Sagouine

Aberdeen Cultural Centre, Tuesday, April 25, 5 p.m.


Born in Bouctouche in 1929, Antonine Maillet has published about 50 books (novels, plays, essays and tales), including La Sagouine, Pélagie: The Return to Acadie (which one the prestigious prix Goncourt in 1979), On the Eighth Day, Christopher Cartier of Hazelnut, Also Known as Bear. She is known and loved throughout the Francophone world and her work has been translated into multiple languages. Most recently, she published Lettres de mon phare with Éditions Leméac.
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Reprenons l'histoire depuis le début : une discussion sur la traduction littéraire

Aberdeen Cultural Centre
Thursday, April 27. 7 p.m.


Carol McDougall is a writer and advocate for early literacy. Her novel Wake the Stone Man won the Beacon Award for Social Justice Literature and was voted winner of Frye Academy VIII by a jury of bilingual high school students at the Frye Festival. Carol's work includes non-fiction, fiction, essays, book reviews and she is co-author of the Baby Steps series of board books which support early literacy.
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In Conversation with the Winner of Frye Academy VIII

Moncton Public Library
Saturday, April 29. 10:30 a.m.


 

Oisín McGann was born in Dublin and spent his childhood there and in Drogheda, County Louth. After attending art college, he went on to work in illustration, design and film animation, later moving to London to work as an art director and copywriter in advertising. He now lives back in Ireland and works full time as a writer and illustrator. He has produced thirty-five books for all ages of reader, including eleven novels and his most recent trilogy, The Wildenstern Saga.
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KidsFest

Moncton Public Library, Blue Cross Centre
Saturday, April 22. 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.


An award-winning author and professional writer, Jennifer McGrath has published two middle-school adventure novels, and two picture books. Her most recent picture book, The Snow Knows, was published by Nimbus. McGrath studied English at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia and holds an MA in English Literature with a Directed Study in Children’s Literature from the University of Victoria. She lives with her family and pets in the beautiful New Brunswick countryside, just outside of Moncton.

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Toddler Time

Moncton Public Library
Thursday, April 27. 10 a.m.

 

Story Time

Moncton Public Library
Thursday, April 27. 11 a.m.

 

Picture Books: Writing with Wonder

Riverview Public Library
Saturday, April 29. 2 p.m.


Ami McKay is the author of three critically acclaimed novels, The Witches of New York, The Virgin Cure and The Birth House. The Birth Housewas a #1 bestseller in Canada, winner of three CBA Libris Awards, and was nominated for the International IMPAC Literary Award. She lives in Nova Scotia.
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The Witches of New York

Moncton Public Library
Sunday, April 23. 3 p.m.


Riel Nason is a writer and textile artist living in Quispamsis, NB. Her debut novel The Town That Drowned won the 2012 Commonwealth Book Prize (Canada and Europe) as well as the 2012 Margaret and John Savage First Book Award. Her second novel is All the Things We Leave Behind, an affecting coming of age story of absence, memory and siblinghood published by Goose Lane Editions.
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Haunted Souls and Haunting Stories

Moncton Public Library
Saturday, April 29. 10 p.m.


Terry O’Reilly is the award-winning co-founder of Pirate Radio and Television in Toronto and New York. Together with Mike Tennant he created the CBC Radio series O’Reilly on Advertising and The Age of Persuasion. He currently hosts Under the Influence on CBC Radio One, which became the inspiration for his most recent book, This I Know: Marketing Lessons from Under the Influence.
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Marketing Lessons From Under The Influence

Delta Beauséjour
Tuesday, April 25. 12 p.m.
$50 (lunch included)
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Born in 1972, Véronique Ovaldé has published eight novels, including Les hommes en général me plaisent beaucoup, Déloger l’animal, Ce que je sais de Vera Candida (winner of the 2009 prix Renaudot des lycéens and Grand Prix des lectrices de Elle), and La Grâce des brigands. Most recently, she published Soyez imprudents les enfants and, in collaboration with Joann Sfar, À cause de la vie
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Soirée Frye

Capitol Theatre
Frye-Day, April 28. 7:30 p.m.
$23.50 regular price. $20 student price

 

Soyez imprudents les enfants (F)

Moncton Public Library
Saturday, April 29. 4 p.m.
$7

 

Frye Jam

Aberdeen Cultural Centre
Saturday, April 29. 8 p.m.
$17 (regular price). $14 (student price)


A graphic designer by trade, Guillaume Perreault now spends his time illustrating books. He works also on publicity campaigns and educational materials and on cultural projects. He began writing children’s books in the last few years. His most recent title, Le facteur de l’espace, published with La Pastèque in 2016.
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By the Book: The Many Forms of Writing (ST)

Moncton City Hall
Frye-Day, April 28. 12 p.m.
By donation


Nathalie Petrowski  is a renowned journalist in Quebec. Following stints atthe Journal de Montréal and Le Devoir, she is now a reporter for the daily newspaper La Presse. Her most recent novel, Un été à No Damn Good, is her first in twenty years and was published in 2016.
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Beer and books

Grotto Bar & Grill
Frye-Day, April 28. 5 p.m.

 

Un été à no damn good (F)

Moncton Public Library
Saturday, April 29. 2:30 p.m.


Kerry Lee Powell is a poet and fiction writer. She published Inheritance in 2014, a collection of poetry that was nominated for the Gerald Lampert Award and the Alfred Bailey manuscript prize. Her debut collection of short stories, Willem de Kooning’s Paintbrush, was longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and nominated for the Governor General’s Award for English Language Fiction and the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize. She is the series editor of Grey Suit, a London-based contemporary visual arts archive and press funded by the The Elephant Trust and the Arts Council of England. She lives in Moncton.
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Writing and Trauma

Moncton Public Library
Sunday, April 23. 1 p.m.
$12

 

Beer and books

Grotto Bar & Grill
Frye-Day, April 28. 5 p.m.


Five years ago, Dennis Prescott was a musician who didn't know how to cook. After cooking his way through a few Jamie Oliver books, he realized that food, not music, was his passion and he threw himself into not just creating delicious recipes but styling and photographing them in a way that will leave you drooling. Now, in just three years, Prescott has amassed a devoted following of more than 300,000 people on Instagram, writes a weekly column for Food & Wine Magazine/FWx, and partners with brands like Frigidaire, Reynolds, and Hunger Free. He lives in Moncton with his wife.
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Eat Delicious

Aberdeen Cultural Centre
Saturday, April 22. 5 p.m.


Iain Reid is the author of two critically acclaimed, award-winning books on nonfiction, One Bird’s Choice and The Truth About Luck, which was one of The Globe and Mail’s best books of 2013. Reid’s work has appeared in a variety of publications throughout North America, including the New Yorker, and The Globe and Mail. In 2015, he received the RBC Taylor Emerging Writer Award. I’m Thinking of Ending Things, an un-put-downable psychological thriller, is his first novel, published by Simon & Schuster.


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Deceivers, Deluders and Inveterate Liars (ST)

Moncton City Hall
Thursday, April 27. 12 p.m.
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Haunted Souls and Haunting Stories

Moncton Public Library
Saturday, April 29. 10 p.m.
$7

 

Frye Jam

Aberdeen Cultural Centre
Saturday, April 29. 8 p.m.
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Simon Roy teaches literature at the Collège Lionel-Groulx in Montreal. He contributes to the literary magazines Nuit Blanche and Lurelu and has published reviews in Alibis, a journal that specializes in thrillers and noir fiction. He published Ma vie rouge Kubrick, winner of the 2015 Prix des Libraires du Québec and the Prix d'Excellence du Conseil de la Culture des Laurentides. He published his second novel, Owen Hopkins, Esquire, in fall 2016.

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Histoires de famille (F)

Aberdeen Cultural Centre
Wednesday, April 26. 5:30 p.m.
$7

 

Deceivers, Deluders and Inveterate Liars (ST)

Moncton City Hall
Thursday, April 27. 12 p.m.
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Dave Rudden is an author and performer based in Dublin, Ireland. His first novel, Knights of the Borrowed Dark was the Specsavers Childrens Book of the Year in 2016. He enjoys putting pens in his beard and being cruel to fictional children.
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KidsFest

Moncton Public Library, Blue Cross Centre
Saturday, April 22. 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

 

Story Time

Tidewater Books, Sackville, HERE! :-)
Sunday, April 23. 1 p.m.


Merilyn Simonds is the internationally published author of 17 books, including the creative nonfiction classic, The Convict Lover. Her most recent fiction is The Paradise Project, a collection of stories hand-printed on a 19th-century press with endpapers made in part from plants in her garden. The experience of producing the collection in both a digital and book-arts edition is the subject of her last work, Gutenberg’s Fingerprint: Paper, Pixels, and the Lasting Impression of Books.
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Paper, Pixels and the Lasting Impression of Books

Aberdeen Cultural Centre
Wednesday, April 26. 6 p.m.
$7

 

Writing From Life

Moncton Public Library
Frye-Day, April 28. 11:30 a.m.
$12


A novellist, playwright and poet originally from Cap-de-la-Madeleine, QC, Christiane St-Pierre has called the Acadian Peninsula home for the past 40 years. Very engaged in her cultural milieu, she can often be found at the Festival acadien de poésie and the Festival acadien de Caraquet. She published Absente pour la journée with Éditions d’Acadie in 1989, a novel re-edited by Éditions Perce-Neige in 2015. L’assassin avait toujours faim is her first crime novel.
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Deceivers, Deluders and Inveterate Liars (ST)

Moncton City Hall
Thursday, April 27. 12 p.m.
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La SCSA présente une soirée avec... (F)

Shediac Multipurpose Centre
Thursday, April 27. 7 p.m.


Deirdre Sullivan is a YA writer from Galway, Ireland. She has written four novels, The Primrose Leary Trilogy (Prim Improper, Improper Order and Primperfect) and Needlework, which was awarded a White Raven. Her work has been shortlisted for the Children’s Book Ireland Awards and the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book awards. Her fifth book, a collection of fairy-tale retellings called Tangleweed and Brine will be released later this year. She has also ghost-written a number of books in the Nightmare Club series for younger readers.
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KidsFest

Moncton Public Library
Blue Cross Centre
Saturday, April 22. 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

 

Budding Writers

Aberdeen Cultural Centre
Sunday, April 23. 2 p.m.


Jeremy Tankard is the author and illustrator of the three very silly picture books: Grumpy Bird, Boo Hoo Bird and his latest title, Hungry Bird. The funny thing is he never planned to be a writer. However, after many years of drawing pictures he decided that maybe adding some words to his art would be a nice thing to try. To his surprise he loved writing and it seemed to be a natural fit for his drawings. The rest is history and he can’t imagine a life without stories.
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KidsFest

Moncton Public Library, Blue Cross Centre
Saturday, April 22. 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.


Born of Acadian parents, Annie-Claude Thériault was raised in the Outaouais region of Québec and now lives in Montreal. She is the recipient of many literary prizes for her short stories (notably the Prix Volet Jeunesse Richelieu Antonine-Maillet-Acadie-Vie and the Prix Radio-Canada de la nouvelle). In 2012, she published her first novel, Quelque chose comme une odeur de printemps, which won the Prix des lecteurs Radio-Canada 2013, the Prix littéraire Jacques-Poirier Outaouais 2013 and a nomination at Les Éloizes 2014. Les filles de l’Allemand is her second novel. She is a philosophy professor at Collège Montmorency.
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Histoires de famille (F)

Aberdeen Cultural Centre
Wednesday, April 26. 5:30 p.m.
$7

 

Beer and books

Grotto Bar & Grill
Frye-Day, April 28. 5 p.m.

 

Trouver l'inspiration (F)

Alliance française de Moncton
Saturday, April 29. 10:30 a.m.
$12

Madeleine Thien is the author of the story collection Simple Recipes, which was a finalist for the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, was named a Kiriyama Pacific Prize Notable Book and won the BC Book Prize for Fiction. Her novel Certainty won the Amazon.ca First Novel Award, while Dogs at the Perimeter was shortlisted for Berlin’s 2014 International Literature Award and won the Frankfurt Book Fair’s 2015 Liberaturpreis. Her most recent novel, Do Not Say We Have Nothing, won the Scotiabank Giller Prize and the Governor General’s Literary Award, and was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. Her novels and stories have been translated into twenty-five languages. The daughter of Malaysian-Chinese immigrants to Canada, she lives in Montreal.
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Do Not Say We Have Nothing

Aberdeen Cultural Centre
Thursday, April 27. 5:30 p.m.
$10

 

Soirée Frye

Capitol Theatre
Frye-Day, April 28. 7:30 p.m.
$23.50 regular price / $20 student price


Donald Violette is a doctor in mathematics and teaches at Université de Moncton. He is passionate about mathematics, has delivered more than 450 talks in Francophone schools and has founded three mathematics camps for children and youth. In 2016, he received the Adrien Pouliot Award from the Canadian Mathematical Society, one of the two most prestigious awards for a mathematician. He published his first book, Les mathémagiciens, with Bouton d’or Acadie in 2017.
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Budding Writers

Aberdeen Cultural Centre
Sunday, April 23. 2 p.m.


Zoe Whittall’s third novel The Best Kind of People, was shortlisted for the Giller Prize and is a national bestseller. Her previous work Holding Still for as Long as Possible won a Lamba Literary award. She has published three books of poetry, and works in Toronto as a TV Writer.
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The Best Kind of People

Moncton Public Library
Saturday, April 29. 11:30 a.m.
$7

 

Writing Workshop for LGBTQ Youth and Young Adults

Moncton Public Library
Saturday, April 29. 3 p.m.

 

Frye Jam

Aberdeen Cultural Centre
Saturday, April 29. 8 p.m.
$17 (regular price)/$14 (student price)