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Writers in the Schools

Since the Festival began in 2000, more than 100,000 students from kindergarten to grade 12 have had the chance to interact with Festival authors. Each year Festival authors participate in schools; they read from their works, conduct workshops, provide insight into the writing life and inspire students to read, write and create their own works. 

Thanks to our sponsor, TD Canada Trust, there is no cost to schools!

What are the benefits?
  • A published, award-winning author inspiring your students to enjoy reading and writing... and having a positive impact on our province's literacy rates!
  • A visit organised around your class schedule and at no cost to you or the students.
  • Different group sizes so you can combine classes.
  • Free copy of your author's book for your preparation... yours to get signed and keep!
It's easy! Here's what you have to do:
  • Register your class or group of classes by filling out our short form with your    availabilities, preferences and contact information.
  • Confirm and commit to the visit (cancellations have a big impact on us).
  • Prepare the room to accommodate the author’s needs (for example, projector, flip chart, etc.)
  • Prepare your students with the information and book we provide.
  • Provide hospitality to our author during his or her visit.
  • Give us feedback on the visit, with a few pictures if possible.

For more information, you can contact the Frye Festival at (506) 859-4389 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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