PCVS Graduate Kerry Clare To Present At 23rd Annual Lakefield Literary Festival

The Lakefield Literary Festival has been an institution in the Kawarthas for more than 20 years. In commemoration of Margaret Laurence, Catharine Parr Traill, Susanna Moodie and the community’s ongoing literary heritage, the festival celebrates Canadian authors and promotes the joy of reading and writing among children and adults.

Kerry Clare

Kerry Clare

This year's 23rd edition (running July 14th to 16th) kicks off with local PCVS graduate Kerry Clare, author of Mitzi Bytes. This debut novel from Clare explores social life in the age of the internet.

Clare is also editor of the anthology The M Word: Conversations About Motherhood. Her essays, reviews and short fiction have appeared in publications such as The Globe and Mail and Chatelaine. She teaches about the art of blogging at the University of Toronto, and writes about books and reading at her popular website, PickleMeThis.com

Other hosts/presenters this year include the likes of Douglas Gibson, Charlotte Gray, Andrew Larsen, Jane urquhart and Marni Jackson. The Lakefield Literary Festival events are held at a variety of venues which you can find here. For more info, visit the Lakefield Literary Festival website.

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