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An Annual Celebration of Reading and Writing in the Heart of Cape Breton Island

Join fellow book-lovers for an event-packed weekend of laughter and up-close conversation with your favourite authors.

September 30 – October 2, 2016

Gaelic College, St. Ann’s


Festival News

Ticket Information

Tickets are now on sale at the Gaelic College Craft Shop. To purchase tickets please call 902-295-3441. The Craft Shop is open seven days a week from 8:30am - 5:00pm. If you are attending a workshop on Saturday, please call 902-929-2963 to register or email info@cabottrailwritersfestival.com.
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Special Event

Saturday, October 1, 3:30 pm We are proud to present the multi award-winning writer and Officer of the Order of Canada Rosemary Sullivan in conversation with Jared Bland. Sullivan’s most recent non-fiction work, Stalin’s Daughter, tells the incredible story of Svetlana Alliluyeva, who was fated to live her life in the shadow of one of history’s most monstrous dictators. Stalin’s Daughter has won The Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Non-fiction, The RBC Charles Taylor Prize for Non-Fiction and most recently The Plutarch Prize awarded by The Biograph
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