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Frye Festival Executive Director

The Frye Festival announces the departure of its Executive Director, Danielle LeBlanc, who has lead the organization for seven years. “Danielle LeBlanc's exemplary professionalism and devotion throughout the years have allowed the Frye Festival to grow and become a must-attend readers' and writers' event with an exceptional reputation throughout the country and internationally” declared Suzanne Cyr, the Frye Festival Chair. Danielle LeBlanc will be in office until August 31, 2017.The Festival's Board of Directors is actively looking for a new Executive Director and invites anyone interested in event management and the literary sector to apply. Detailed job description here.

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Thank you!

From April 22 to April 30, 40 authors were in Greater Moncton to feed imaginations by taking part in 50 events open to the public, including conversations, writing workshops, readings, and book launches, as well as school visits.

Thank you to everyone who participated and shared your love of reading, writing and ideas. We had an amazing week filled with insights, laughs and learning. Thank you to our sponsors for their continued support of the Festival. With their help, we are able to offer a varied program for children, youths and adults. A special thank you to our devoted volunteers! All the work you do makes the Festival a success!


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2017 Frye Festival!

Get all the details about our events and authors.
Author list here.
Ticket info here.
Complete schedule of events here.

Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick, Oisín McGann, Dave Rudden and Deirdre Sullivan: 2017 Frye Festival authors

Each week leading up to our Preview Party on March 21, we will announce the names of festival authors.

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Ami McKay and Donald Violette: 2017 Frye Festival Authors

Each week leading up to our Preview Party on March 21, we will announce the name of two festival authors.


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Katia Canciani and Wesley King: 2017 Frye Festival Authors

Each week leading up to our Preview Party on March 21, we will announce the name of two festival authors.

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Colleen Landry, Beth Weatherbee & Odette Barr (trio) and Simon Roy: 2017 Frye Festival Authors

Each week leading up to our Preview Party on March 21, we will announce the name of two festival authors.

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Winner of the second round of Frye Academy

Last Saturday at the Dieppe Public Library, the Frye Academy VIII jury of bilingual high school students debated two Canadian books, Wake the Stone Man by Carol McDougall and Le vent en parle encore by Michel Jean. We are happy to announce that Wake the Stone Man is the winner of the second debate! Find out if Wake the Stone Man or Paul a un travail d'été by Michel Rabagliati came out on top during our Preview Party on Tuesday, March 21!

Two more Diana Gabaldon events!

We're thrilled to announce that we have added two more events to Diana Gabaldon's Frye itinerary!

First, “Diana Gabaldon in conversation” at 1 p.m. on Sunday, April 30 at the Delta Beauséjour will be a great opportunity to learn more about Diana Gabaldon’s writing career and the world of Outlander. The conversation will be hosted by Hal Wake, Artistic Director of the Vancouver Writers Fest. Tickets for this event will go on sale on Friday, February 17 at 9:30 a.m. at the Capitol Theatre box office in person, at www.capitol.nb.ca or by calling 1 (800) 567-1922.

Then, you can also see Diana Gabaldon read at Soirée Frye at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 28 at the Capitol Theatre. Tickets will go on sale on March 21, when the full line-up for the event will be announced along with our program.