Wakefield Writers Festival La Pêche May 3, 12-13-14, 2017 Celebrate the beauty and impact of words
The Wakefield Writers Festival La Pêche celebrates writers, and the beauty and impact of the words they create, in a collaborative, educational and playful spirit.
Deliver a high-quality bilingual festival that showcases the originality, multi-dimensionality and cultural diversity (First Nations, French, English and other cultures) of the literary arts.
Provide platforms to literary arts professionals for presenting new works and ideas to a critical audience, and opportunities to develop new audiences.
Showcase Canada’s minority-language authors (anglophone in Québec; francophone outside Québec), and strengthen the minority-language community (anglophone in Québec) by providing opportunities to engage with anglophone authors.
Champion local literacy, and nurture local professional, amateur and youth authors.