For completing our survey at this year’s festival you could win this beautiful pottery by Sara Bonnyman. “It is hard to express yourself with words when you have spent a lifetime expressing yourself with your hands. I started learning to make pots when I was fourteen and I’m still learning. I make functional stoneware for everyday use in my studio in Tatamagouche. It was while I was sitting on a rocky beach in
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 Wri
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ST. ANN’S, NS–The Eighth Annual Cabot Trail Writers Festival will be held from September 30 – October 2 at The Gaelic College in St. Ann’s Bay, Cape Breton. This year’s Festival brings together some of Canada’s most celebrated writers across many genres. Governor-General Award winner Rosemary Sullivan, two time Stephen Leacock Award winner Terry Falls, Silver Birch Award winner Kevin Sylvester, Giller Fin