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.   Author Events by Merilyn Simonds   .

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.   2017   .

February 18, 2017 9:00 am - 12 noon
Playing in the Sandbox of the Sentence: Grammar for Writers
Intensive Workshop for all prose genres
San Miguel de Allende Writers Conference
sanmiguelwritersconference.org

February 19, 2017 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Escape from the Slavery of WORD
Introduction to Scrivener Software for Serious Writers
Workshop for all prose genres
San Miguel de Allende Writers Conference
sanmiguelwritersconference.org

April 4-6, 2017
ImagiNation Festival in Quebec City, Quebec

April 7-9, 2017
gritLIT Festival in Hamilton, Ontario

April 19-22, 2017
Prince Edward County Authors Festival in Picton, Ontario

April 29, 2017
Wayzgoose BookArts Fair in Grimsby, Ontario

May, 2017
Launch of Gutenberg’s Fingerprint, Kingston, Ontario

.   2016 Events   .

September 20, 2016, 7:00 pm
Finding The Convict Lover
Talk with readings
The Lennox and Addington County Museum and Archives
97 Thomas St. E., Napanee, ON
www.lennox-addington.on.ca/must-see/l-a-museum-archives.html

September 28, 2016, 6:30 - 7:00 pm
Loving the Bad Boy: A Story of Prison Romance
Merilyn Simonds in conversation with Diane Schoemperlen
Kingston Writersfest
Islandview Room, Holiday Inn Kingston Waterfront
www.kingstonwritersfest.ca

September 30, 2016, 4:30 - 5:30 pm
The Garden and the River: Meditations on Landscape
Merilyn Simonds in conversation with Helen Humphreys & Alexandra Risen
Kingston Writersfest
Bellevue Room, Holiday Inn Kingston Waterfront
www.kingstonwritersfest.ca

February 18-March 6, 2016
World premiere of the play “Hot House” by Judith Thompson, inspired by The Convict Lover Theatre Kingston
Kingston, ON
www.theisabel.ca/content/hothouse

March 2016
Release of the Cambridge Companion to Alice Munro, edited by David Staines, including an essay by Merilyn Simonds “Where do you Think you Are?: Place in the Stories of Alice Munro.’

April 30, 2016
Panelist, Artistic collaborations and their impact
Orchestras Canada National Conference
Kitchener, ON

June 2-5, 2016
Alice Munro Festival of the Short Story
Wingham, ON
alicemunrofestival.ca

July 18-28, 2016
Writing the Daredevil Draft
Sage Hill Writing Experience
www.sagehillwriting.ca

September 20, 2016
Finding The Convict Lover
Lennox and Addington County Museum and Archives
Napanee, ON lennox-addington.on.ca/must-see/l-a-museum-archives.html

September 28-30, 2016
Kingston WritersFest
Kingston, ON
kingstonwritersfest.ca

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.   2015 Events   .

February 11-12, 2015
Creative Crossroads Literary Festival
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
sanmiguelwritersconference.org

May 2, 2015
Keynote Speaker, District 3 Horticultural Societies
Bath, ON

June 5-7, 2015
Alice Munro Festival of the Short Story
Wingham, Ontario
alicemunrofestival.ca

June 16, 2015
Smith Falls Horticultural Society
Smith Falls, ON

July 20-30, 2015
Sage Hill Writing Experience
Blackstrap, Saskatchewan
sagehillwriting.ca

August 21-23, 2015
Framework
Perth, ON
fieldworkproject.com

September 16-17, 2015
Reflections of Childhood: Dear Life
National arts Centre Orchestra,
World premier of my adaptation of the Alice Munro story “Dear Life’ for symphony nac-cna.ca/en/event/11241

September 27, 2015
Kingston WritersFest
Kingston, ON
kingstonwritersfest.ca

October 16-18, 2015
Whistler Readers & Writers Festival
Whistler, BC
whistlerwritersfest.com

October 20-25, 2015
Vancouver International WritersFest
Vancouver, BC
writersfest.bc.ca

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.   2014 Events   .

April 2, 2014
Politics & the Pen
Ottawa, ON

April 5, 2014
Keynote Speaker, District 2 Horticultural Societies
Perth, ON

April 24-27, 2014
Frye Festival
Moncton, New Brunswick
frye.ca

July 17-20, 2014
Saskatchewan Festival of Words
Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
festivalofwords.com

July 21-31, 2014
Sage Hill Writing Experience
Blackstrap, Saskatchewan
sagehillwriting.ca

September 27-28, 2014
Kingston WritersFest
Kingston, ON
kingstonwritersfest.ca

Saturday, October 18, 2014
StoryFest
Hudson, Quebec
greenwood-centre-hudson.org/storyfest.html

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