Authors@Acadia

Each year the Department of English and Theatre hosts a series of readings and presentations by authors from across the region and around the world. These events are open to the public and are an important source of cultural enrichment for student, faculty, and Wolfville community members alike.

Note:  All fall readings and presentations are scheduled for 7:00 pm

  1. TBC events should be confirmed by the end of October, 2017
  2. If you are not on the Acadia-FYI mailing list and wish to receive updates and reminders, send an email to andrea.schwenke.wyile@acadiau.ca with the subject heading "Authors@Acadia mailing list.

Printable schedule (with bios)

FALL 2017:
Patti LaBoucane-Benson (Métis) & Kelly Mellings Monday September 25 - KC Irving Centre Auditorium
Circle of Hope Mawio'mi 2017 Wednesday, October 4 http://libguides.acadiau.ca/circleofhope
KC Irving Centre Garden Room
   5 pm Standing with Sisters flashmob HOPE circle 
   6 pm KCI Garden Room Gathering with Elders, Mi’kmaw Poet Laureate Rebecca Thomas & Guests 
   8 pm Open Mic
   8:45 Honour Walk to Fireside Stories with Elders
Gord Hill (Kwakwaka’wakw nation) Wednesday, October 25 - KC Irving Centre Auditorium
Alexander McCall Smith Thursday, November 9 - Denton Auditorium
Kevin Major Tuesday, November 21 - BAC 132 (tbc) CANCELLED

WINTER 2017:
Alison Smith NS, poetry: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 (tbc)
Soraya Peerbaye, Thursday, February 1, 2018 (tbc)
Steven Heighton, fiction: Thursday, February 15, 2018 (tbc)
Liz Howard (Anishinaabe) Monday, March 12, 2018

Books are available at the Box of Delights and at the readings.   For further details about the authors and books see:  http://www.boxofdelightsbooks.com/events/

Some of the notable authors who have visited us over the past few years include Thomas King, Sheree Fitch, Rawi Hage, and Budge Wilson.