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Upcoming Events


October 20 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
St. Clair Centre for the Arts

Join in a celebration of the 50th anniversary of local publishing house Black Moss Press and publisher, poet...


October 20 @ 1:00 pm
St. Clair Centre for the Arts

Dillon Orr will be the moderator for this event. Biography: Originally from the Detroit River Region, Dillon Orr...


October 21 @ 10:00 am
School of Creative Arts (SoCA) The Armouries

Paul-François Sylvestre will explain to students and to adults how the Windsor-Essex region has inspired him to write...


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BookFest 2019 Authors


  • BookFest Salon Windsor 2019

    Watch this space for an exciting line up of authors. Authors and publicists wishing to submit, please see…

  • Gwen Benaway

    Gwen Benaway is of Anishinaabe and Métis descent. She is the author of two previous poetry collections, Ceremonies for…

  • Mark Bourrie

    Mark Bourrie is a historian, journalist, and student-at-law. His latest book, Bush Runner: The Adventures of Pierre-Esprit Radisson, was…

  • Jessica Bromley Bartram

    Jessica Bromley Bartram is an illustrator, graphic designer, writer, and embroidery enthusiast who lives in Ottawa with her…

  • Jim Daniels

    Jim Daniels is the author of seventeen books of poems, including, most recently, Rowing Inland and Street Calligraphy. His latest book…

  • W.D. Ehrhart

    W. D. Ehrhart’s most recent book is Thank You for Your Service: Collected Poems, McFarland & Company, Inc., 2019. …

  • Hassan Ghedi Santur

    Hassan Ghedi Santur emigrated from Somalia to Canada at age thirteen. He has a BA in English Literature…

  • Cindy Hunter Morgan

    My book of poems informed by Great Lakes shipwrecks, Harborless (Wayne State University Press), is a 2018 Michigan Notable Book…

  • Blair Hurley

    BLAIR HURLEY is the author of THE DEVOTED, published by W.W. Norton, which was longlisted for The Center…

  • Melanie Janisse-Barlow

    Melanie Janisse-Barlow is a poet and artist. Her collection of poetry, Orioles in the Oranges (Guernica, 2009), was listed for…

  • Jim Johnstone

    Jim Johnstone is a Toronto-based poet, editor, and critic. He’s the author of five books of poetry, including The Chemical…

  • Marc Keelan-Bishop

    Marc Keelan-Bishop has different revenue sources. “I sell murals, my rebel posters, and posters sponsored by Franco-Ontarian organizations….

  • ML Leibler

    M. L. Liebler is an internationally known & widely published Detroit poet, university professor, literary arts activist and…

  • Nadja Lubiw-Hazard

    Nadja is a writer and a veterinarian. Her work has been published in Understorey, Room, Canthius, and The Dalhousie Review….

  • Sandra Muse Isaacs

    Bio of Sandra Muse Isaacs, PhD. Siyo, Boozhoo, Skano, Tansi, and hello. My name is Sandra Muse Isaacs,…

  • Ben O'Neil

    Ben O’Neil is a Toronto-based illustrator, artist and screenwriter. He completed an undergraduate degree in Art Criticism and…

  • Paris, Christine

    Christine Paris is Canadian artist. See her website at https://christine-paris.pixels.com/

  • Bryan Perro

    Perro, Bryan [Shawinigan, June 11, 1968] Bryan Perro went to college for social sciences at Cégep, Shawinigan in…

  • Vanessa Shields

    Vanessa Shields is the owner of Gertrude’s Writing Room – A Gathering Place for Writers, Windsor, Ontario’s first…

  • Paul-François Sylvestre

    Originally from Saint-Joachim, Paul-François Sylvestre is a novelist, essayist, novelist and literary critic. He is credited with twenty…

  • Wong, Lindsay

    Lindsay Wong is the bestselling, award-winning author of The Woo-Woo: How I Survived Ice Hockey, Drug-Raids, Demons, And My…